Happy Birthday Sir David Attenbrough!

He has been the voice for hundred’s of nature documentaries, seen sights that so many of us only dream of seeing and been the inspiration for budding conservationists around the world. Of course, I am speaking of Sir David Attenbrough. I had the pleasure of sitting in on one...

Wildlife at Christmas

It’s that time of year again, the days are getting colder, hedgehogs and bats are hibernating and many birds have migrated to warmer climates. However for the animals that remain, the festive period can be remarkably difficult. Shelter is hard to find, food is scarce and the recent floods in...

Worlds Most Endangered Primates

At the end of November, the most recent report detailing the world’s 25 most endangered primates was released.  The report is a joint compilation by the Primate Specialist Group of IUCN’s Species Survival Commission (SSC) ; Bristol Zoological Society; the International Primatological Society (IPS) and Conservation International (CI).  Updated...

End of an MRes…

For the past year I have been hard at work studying with Marwell Wildlife and the University of Southampton researching genetic adaptation in captive Partula snails as part of an MRes in Wildlife conservation. You can read more about my experiences during the course and the thoughts of current...