Monthly Archive: May, 2014

Citizen Science for the Critically Endangered


The critically endangered european eel, Anguilla anguilla, is a mysterious animal whose life history is of great curiosity. Larvae are spawned in the Sargasso Sea, particular for it’s clear calm waters, before drifting towards Europe. Across… Continue reading

One Hundred Asiatic Cheetahs


Iran is a country of deserts and mountains, sand-cats and sea-wolves, and cheetahs that live in the snow. It is also a conservation pioneer, with active environmentalist groups inspiring the war torn nations… Continue reading

Is there a future for sustainable palm oil?


The international production of palm oil threatens wild habitats, communities, and global biodiversity. Plantations cause fragmentation and forest degradation in habitats that harbour endangered sumatran tigers, orangutans, and other vulnerable species. The development… Continue reading