A fresh, clear, winters day on the canal at Elland was interrupted by bouts of sleet and snow. Two pairs of Goosander tolerated people on the tow-path, but took flight at the site of dog-walkers.
“Birds, Bins and Bullets” follows a group of birdwatchers from the north of England as they work alongside the Malta Police Force and Birdlife Malta volunteers in their fight against illegal hunting. Birds, Bins and Bullets received the “Honorable Mention for Conservation Message” in the 32nd International Wildlife Film Festival, Missoula, Montana USA in 2009 […]
Southern Iberia and Andalucía outstand because of its biodiversity. The eastern areas of this part of Europe are rich in birds, wildflowers and insects, specially Moths and Butterflies. This is the Mediterranean paradise from where I will write my posts, bringing you the best excerpts of nature. It’s only mid-february but after a freezing winter […]
Russian Authorities are scrambling to save hundreds of starving and endangered Dalmatian pelicans after the Caspian Sea froze for the first time in years. Hundreds of the gray-white birds with distinctive curly feathers at their napes are jostling one another in a rare patch of unfrozen water at a shipyard near the city of Makhachkala, […]
Great news! Today the Oregon House passed a bill making Oregon’s first network of marine reserves and marine protected areas (MPAs). The bill, which Oceana has been actively supporting, now goes to the governor’s desk for a signature. The bill calls on state agencies, the State Fish and Wildlife Commission, and State Land Board to […]
One of the highlights of our trip to Guyana was two sightings of Jaguars on the road between Iwokrama and ATTA. A young male appeared at the roadside 40 meters from us on his way through the area. Our guide Smith was able to keep it at bay on the road for five minutes by […]
River of Grass This was the name that conservationist Marjorie Stoneman Douglas liked to call the Everglades, a place like nowhere else in our world – wet and dry, wild and developed at the same time. It is formed by a mosaic of sawgrass marshes, pine rockland forests, tropical hardwood hammocks, mangrove swamps and coastal […]