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So what does Brexit mean for animals?

The EU referendum is a topic of hot debate at the moment, with inter-party fighting and the general public at a loss to decide ‘what is really best for me?’. But, who is thinking about animal welfare and our natural … Continue reading

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Digital Genius – how to campaign online

Since working in the charity sector with such experienced and diverse fundraising and digital teams, I have been really inspired by the many fantastic ways to influence change through supporter and community engagement.  So I thought I would share some … Continue reading

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Wildlife on the Wandle

Recently I attended a talk, courtesy of a dedicated London Wildlife Trust volunteer Derek Coleman, which discussed the varied wildlife and ecosystem of the River Wandle in South London. The river has often been referred to as a chalk stream, … Continue reading

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Uganda and Rwanda 2014

Day 1: Kampala & Lake Victoria Arrived in Kampala late and with no bag. Headed straight to my friend Clare’s house to be greeted by the cutest 3 month old Maltese puppy called Ralphie, and immediately all my woes disappeared. … Continue reading

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Conservation Update Q2 2014

Another quarter, another collection of items that have intrigued me so far this year, so I hope that they interest you too!   Furry Narwhals and their flinging eggs   While watching Springwatch a few weeks ago I learnt about … Continue reading

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Nowhere quite like Norwich

In September I enjoyed a great trip to Norfolk to catch up with two of my favourite people; one living in Norwich who I’ve known for over 10 years and the other from a gorgeous little village called Acle, who … Continue reading

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Conservation Update Q1 2014

A new year, a new bunch of interesting additions to my ever growing mental library of interesting science and conservation related information. Check out my top 5 things to kick off the New Year! 1. Bear Baiting in Romania and … Continue reading

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Natural History of an unnatural England – Lecture from National Trust’s David Bullock

I recently attended a lecture at the Linnaean society about the “National Trust – an unnatural England”. This was given by the Head if Nature Conservation (UK Wide), David Bullock. He talked about huge and forgotten influence of the National … Continue reading

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Peace in Portugal

Last summer I went on a week long summer holiday to the Portuguese coast.  The purpose of this holiday was purely to relax, eat, read, repeat. And I think we pretty much nailed it.  Our hotel was in a golfing … Continue reading

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Wildlife Crime Unit in London

London is home to a vast range of wonderful and unique species, but despite it being the greenist city in Europe it has a major issue with widespread wildlife crime happening across it’s 32 boroughs.  Reading the report put together by WSPA … Continue reading

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