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February 2020

Is that why we call it Mother Nature?

2020-02-21T19:03:48+00:00

  With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it is an opportunity for us to reflect on relationships and the important role the mother – your mum perhaps – plays in the family.  Very often this is a caring, guiding and nurturing role, becoming over time, a friendship and perhaps companionship. Your mum might be, or might [...]

Is that why we call it Mother Nature?2020-02-21T19:03:48+00:00

January 2020

Reconnect with Nature: Wild Swimming

2020-01-19T08:39:06+00:00

  "To all the wild swimmers out there -  we applaud you..." I recently heard a talk on Radio 4 about water. It caught my attention because water is such a valuable commodity, none more so than in Africa.  But the focus of the talk was on what is now called ‘wild’ or ‘open water’ [...]

Reconnect with Nature: Wild Swimming2020-01-19T08:39:06+00:00

July 2019

Lifting the Ban on Elephant Hunting in Botswana: Is it the Answer?

2019-07-28T22:24:31+01:00

Botswana recently lifted its ban on elephant hunting, citing growing elephant/human conflict as the primary driving force behind this unpopular decision. The ban, put in place in 2014 by former president and avid conservationist Ian Khama, was overturned by the current president, Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, following recommendations from a committee who investigated the elephant situation [...]

Lifting the Ban on Elephant Hunting in Botswana: Is it the Answer?2019-07-28T22:24:31+01:00

June 2019

Dating Game for Rhinos: Critically Endangered Rhinos flown to Rwanda

2019-06-30T17:36:54+01:00

Breaking News: Five critically endangered rhinos from European & UK zoos are flown to Rwanda to be released into the wild. Picture Credit: worldwildlife.org Our story this week, published a few days ago - comes to us from Victoria Gill of the BBC News Science-Environment team. In her article, science reporter Victoria Gill [...]

Dating Game for Rhinos: Critically Endangered Rhinos flown to Rwanda2019-06-30T17:36:54+01:00

May 2019

Springtime in Britain: The Birds are Back!

2019-05-12T10:13:09+01:00

There are many wonderful things about this time of year – not least the re-appearance of birds that escape the harsh British winter to enjoy the warmer sunnier climes of places such as Africa.  It is this time of year they start to return to our shores, either to breed or simply to re-fuel feeding [...]

Springtime in Britain: The Birds are Back!2019-05-12T10:13:09+01:00