Month: June 2018

Experience birds of prey on a waterway cruise

If you love birds of prey and are looking for an unusual holiday experience, European Waterways now offer magnificent falconry demonstrations on their Scottish and Irish hotel barge cruises. Guests on the Spirit of Scotland and Scottish Highlander and Shannon Princess in Ireland can enjoy striking aerial acrobatics from falcons, hawks, eagles, owls, and vultures, […]

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced to Warwickshire woodland

Wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) in partnership with Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and others released 20 breeding pairs or trios of rare hazel dormice into an undisclosed woodland location just south of Coventry, Warwickshire, on Thursday 14 June. This 2018 reintroduction follows two previous dormice reintroductions in the county which have been a […]

Celebrating World Oceans Day in Plymouth

The United Nations celebrates World Oceans Day on 8th June every year and many countries have celebrated this special day following their 1992 conference on Environment & Development held in Rio de Janiero. The main action focus for this year’s event is to prevent plastic pollution and encourage solutions for a healthy ocean. The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, […]

Take a UK safari to discover native wildlife

Holiday rental provider Snaptrip.com is encouraging people to take a UK safari this summer after it was revealed that 82% of the nation has a clear lack of knowledge when it comes to native wildlife and where to spot it. With the help of the Marine Conservation Society, Snaptrip has created a beautifully hand-drawn illustrated map […]

Do you know who your wild neighbours are?

Are you be living right next door to some of the world’s most dangerous wild animals? A survey conducted by wildlife charity Born Free has revealed that nearly 5,000 wild animals are being privately kept in the UK, including deadly snakes and crocodiles, lions, leopards, bears and even an elephant! Currently, under the Dangerous Wild Animals […]