Great news for wildcat fans as the opportunity to sponsor is launched! Saving Wildcats, a European partnership project led by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, is offering the chance to sponsor a wildcat for the first time since establishing its breeding centre at Highland Wildlife Park. Dedicated to the conservation and rehabilitation of Britain’s […]
On the 7th of January, the UK Wild Otter Trust saved a tiny Eurasian otter cub who was found alone in De Lank Quarry on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall. Dave Webb, founder of the wildlife conservation charity specialising in Eurasian otters, collected the cold and tired youngster, thought to be around four months old, who was […]
A brand-new augmented reality experience inspired by the BBC’s ground-breaking The Green Planet series is set to open in central London this February. Showcasing the mysterious secrets of the plant world using pioneering new filmmaking technology, the six-part television series follows Sir David Attenborough as he travels the world — from the rainforests of the […]
Fancy taking on a challenge or two while raising funds for a wildlife charity? If so, WWF is currently offering a couple of great ways to keep active while also helping the planet’s most endangered species and habitats… Sign up today!
A critically endangered Sumatran tiger cub has taken its wobbly first steps outside at ZSL London Zoo’s Tiger Territory. Zookeepers captured this adorable footage of the one-month-old after mum Gaysha took her new arrival outside to enjoy the afternoon sun. Determined to follow in mum’s footsteps, the youngster can be seen tumbling onto soft grass after […]
The Wildlife Trusts has published its Marine Review for 2021, revealing both highs and lows for our coastal wildlife. Compiled by the Trusts’ Living Seas teams, who are the eyes and ears of the UK coast, the report looks back at some memorable moments from the past year. In good news, strong numbers of humpback whales were […]
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Cotswold Wildlife Park turned into an unexpected winter wonderland earlier this week when a blanket of snow fell, covering parts of the UK including Oxfordshire. As temperatures dropped, a dedicated team of keepers worked hard to care for the animals, including the park’s new three-month-old White Rhino calf, Molly, who saw snow for the first […]
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It’s no wonder the robin is the UK’s favourite bird, says the RSPB. They are easy to spot, with their handsome red breasts, they’re people-friendly and they provide us with beautiful birdsong pretty much all year round. However, Christmas is the time we really get to celebrate robins. Stories about their association with the season […]
Geoff Moore, our roving reporter, speaks with the team at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary about the important work being done to rehabilitate seals found on the southwest coast. We also learn about a typical day at the centre located in Gweek, Cornwall, and what to do if anyone comes across a seal pup on the […]
Want to shop ethically while also supporting a wildlife charity this festive season? Check out our picks for the best gifts and stocking fillers that also benefit nature and the environment.
The newest addition to ZSL London Zoo is an adorable baby two-toed sloth who surprised keepers by being born unexpectedly quickly on Sunday 24th October. During their morning rounds, zookeepers had arrived early to check on pregnant sloth Marilyn, who was snuggled up peacefully in her den with no baby in sight. When they returned […]
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The Marine Conservation Society has updated its Good Fish Guide to show which seafood should be avoided to help protect the ocean and how we can make sustainable choices. Different types of fish and shellfish, covering more than 120 different species, have been rated using a traffic light system, with green showing Best Choice options and red, Fish to Avoid. […]
The trees may be bare and the skies a little grey, but there’s still plenty to see and do at this time of year. To inspire you to wrap up warm and get out there and make the most of nature, the RSPB has put together a guide to winter walks and hotspots to visit during […]
In a new, short film made for COP26 by The Wildlife Trusts, Sir David Attenborough calls for the role of nature to be recognised in the fight against climate change. Sir David also calls for a greater focus on nature’s power to store carbon – as well as support for local communities and landowners to create […]
Marwell Zoo in Hampshire is using poo produced by its animals to heat the park’s largest buildings using biomass technology. The Energy for Life initiative – a first for the UK – saves 220 tonnes of CO2 equivalent each year and is an important step toward the conservation charity’s goal of becoming carbon neutral by next […]
Visitors to ZSL London Zoo this half-term will be able to see an adorable baby white-naped mangabey – one of the rarest primates in the world.
The Wildlife Trusts are encouraging people to put their best foot forward for nature by taking part in the Big Wild Walk during the last week of October and help raise vital funds. The challenge forms part of The Wildlife Trusts’ 30 by 30 appeal, which aims to raise £30m to restore 30% of land and sea by 2030. Funds […]
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Laurent Ballesta, a French underwater photographer and biologist, was named the Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year for his enigmatic image, Creation, which depicts camouflage groupers spawning in Fakarava, French Polynesia.
Visitors to Marwell Zoo recently got more than they bargained for when a rare zebra gave birth right in front of them. Onlookers were amazed to see the endangered Grevy’s zebra deliver the healthy foal in the zoo’s Wild Explorers paddock, which is located opposite Marwell’s Grade 1 listed hall. Keepers kept a close eye […]
This year Remembering Wildlife celebrates its fifth anniversary by releasing the next book in its highly successful fundraising book series and reflecting on the many conservation projects it has assisted since launching.
Africa Alive in Suffolk has announced the arrival of a new cheetah cub – the first to be born at the wildlife park in ten years.
Witches and wizards, creatures of the night, and gruesome creepy-crawlies; read our pick of the best places to visit to keep your little horrors entertained this Halloween and half-term holiday!