Tag: National

Return of the water vole?

This Friday the National Trust are set to release 100 water voles onto a Yorskhire estate as part of a reintroduction plan. The voles have been bred specifically for release and are part of wider, landscape management plan that hopes to make the environment healthier and return it to a more natural state.

Young, wild and very free

Many people reading this article have degrees in environmental disciplines and have probably seen the wide variety of jobs on offer. Once you eliminate the ones that require significant experience, remembering that even graduate jobs require 1-2 years of experience nowadays, you are left… Continue Reading “Young, wild and very free”

Endangered bats are crucial for crop success

A study, published in this month’s “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences” journal, has shown that bats are extremely important for pest control. The study was conducted in the US and the authors conclude that, on corn alone, bats are worth about 1… Continue Reading “Endangered bats are crucial for crop success”

Unusual Occurrences

During my time in South Africa I visited two other animal sanctuaries and spent 4 days in Kruger National Park. I’ll start with Kruger. It was awesome. Just getting there was incredible as it took us a day to make it to the edge… Continue Reading “Unusual Occurrences”

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