Tagged: hunting


Fox Hunting: Pursuing the Inedible

Sitting in a rowing boat on the sparkling river, we sat trying to catch our breath after doing a practice 4 kilometre race piece. Gazing up the riverbank, where the bright sun illuminated...

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Madagascan Lemurs: Hunted for Food

‘Conservation is never anything but social and never anything but political’ – Bill Adams, University of Cambridge. It is well known that unsustainable hunting can be a threat to the conservation of biodiversity, particularly when the victims...

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To kill a mockingbird

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it. ” This single quote from the famous book...

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Spotlight Species: Short-Eared Owl

If you’ve been out birding at your local wetland reserve recently, chances are you’ve spotted a short-eared owl. This is one of the best times of year to see these beautiful creatures as...

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Turtle Dove

Turtle Doves facing extinction

There has been significant outrage lately focused on our sea birds and to some extent our raptors. What about our resident land birds? One in particular that has fallen into difficulty is the iconic Turtle...

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Image by Emily Stewart

Africa’s Lions Are In Trouble

As a Western romanticist we often think of the plains of Africa teeming with antelope and zebras gathering around the watering hole in some sort of Lion King-esque vision. And of course who...

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Weekly Roundup 18/01/15

  This week has seen the temperatures plummet across Britain, causing chaos to transport links up and down the country and affording many school children a day off from school, it is in a...

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