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The wolf at the door

Photographs courtesy of Marcin Zakrzewski

The wolf at the door

News that Norway is to cull a large percentage of its wolf population, weighs heavy on the mind. 1,050 more words


Breaching the Law

“The process of manoeuvring a small boat with view to ‘herd’ dolphins is considered a breach of the Faroese animal welfare law. This is exactly what the Faroese boats do when they herd pods of pilot whales onto the killing beaches to be slaughtered.” … 112 more words

WWF celebrates 20th Anniversary

Philippines – An upland farmer who now has access to drinking water, whale shark guide who sent two of his children to college and boat-builder who helped rebuild boats in Leyte were just some of the faces featured at the World Wide Fund for Nature’s Partners’ Night, where the conservation organization celebrated 20 years of environmental solutions in the Philippines. 397 more words


The Cuckoo Wasps - some of nature's artworks

More Lockyer Valley wildlife

Some of the most spectacular wildlife in the Lockyer Valley isn’t necessarily the big stuff like kanagroos, koalas or kookaburras.  The small stuff can be absolutely entrancing. 695 more words


Buffelgrass: Why You Should Care

Buffelgrass. It’s a dry topic, literally. Buffelgrass is typically bone-dry nine months of the year, greening up only during the monsoon season. And when this drought-hardy bunchgrass is dry, it poses a serious fire risk. 1,072 more words


One year on: Storm Desmond and the Lake District

One year on from Storm Desmond, National Trust rangers in the Lake District are still fixing the damaged caused by floods that left the charity with facing a million pound clean-up bill – including £600,000 worth of uninsured damage. 717 more words