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The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) began its well-known annual stocktake at London Zoo this week. Keepers faced the tricky task of tallying up every mammal, bird, reptile and invertebrate – counting everything from a colony of inquisitive Humboldt penguins to Critically Endangered Sumatran tigers.
The RSPB is once again asking you to get closer to your local wildlife this January by joining in with its Big Garden Birdwatch 2022 from 28th to 30th January; over one million people took part last year in the biggest birdwatching event of the year.
The RSPB is urging people to think about making greener changes for 2022 as a New Year’s resolution. The organisation has identified a number of things you can do that will make a difference for nature.
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has announced the birth of a tiny polar bear cub at Highland Wildlife Park, near Aviemore. Staff at the wildlife conservation charity were delighted when they first heard the distinct high-pitched cub sounds coming from the den but say the coming months are crucial.
With the stressful pre-Christmas period well underway, The Donkey Sanctuary – the world’s largest equine charity that runs ten sanctuaries across the UK and Europe – has installed multiple webcams in the donkeys’ shelters and barns meaning you can tune in any time of day, from any location, to help maintain a sense of calm. From best-friend […]
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has shared new video of six-month-old endangered Amur tiger cubs, Nishka, Layla and Aleksander, playfighting at Highland Wildlife Park, near Aviemore, this month. Keepers at the wildlife conservation charity say the trio’s personalities are developing as they grow bolder and more confident, often entertaining visitors with their playful antics. Keith Gilchrist, animal collection manager at Highland Wildlife […]
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It has been widely proven that regular contact with nature makes children healthier, happier and better able to learn. A new poll shows that people believe children do not spend enough time enjoying the natural world and that they should spend more of their school time learning outdoors in nature. The poll, commissioned by The […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you are looking for activities to make the most of the coast this summer The Wildlife Trusts’ National Marine Week runs until Sunday 8th August and is full of inspiring ideas.
We’ve teamed up with Muddy Little Boots Publishing to offer this fabulous book prize! Perfect for younger readers, There’s No Deer Around Here follows the adventures of Jacob as he attempts to discover what or who has eaten all the plants in Granny’s vegetable patch.
Younger readers will love these new books from Quarto Kids as they celebrate some of our planet’s most industrious and inventive creatures!
Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset is the only managed colony of swans in the world where you can enjoy walking through hundreds of nesting and free-flying Mute Swans. The 600-year-old swannery was established by Benedictine Monks who built a monastery at Abbotsbury in the 11th century. The monks farmed the swans to produce food for their lavish […]
The Wildlife Trusts are calling on the nation to do one wild thing a day in June as 30 Days Wild returns for another year.
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It’s been a record-breaking year for the RSPB with over a million people taking part in the Big Garden Birdwatch 2021 – double the number of those who participated the previous year – with the results now in.
Apple TV+ viewers are in for a treat this Friday 16th April when three ground-breaking documentaries about the natural world premiere ahead of Earth Day 2021. The Year Earth Changed, narrated by Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning broadcaster David Attenborough, will make its debut on the same day critically acclaimed series Tiny World and Earth At Night […]
Three inspiring new books written especially for younger readers explore the wonders of rewilding, the issue of climate change, and the magical arrival of spring.
Braveling Saves a Snow Leopard By Mabel Hewitt & Matt Henderdson. Illustrated by Jenny Wren The Tingalings are five loveable characters from Jupiter – Braveling, Sparkling, Darling, Smartling and Bumbling – who promote kindness and climate change awareness through a series of stories written especially for younger readers. Following on from the first book, Darling […]
Wild About Gardens, the annual garden wildlife campaign set up by The Wildlife Trusts and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), makes a welcome return this week with beetles the theme for 2021. These important but often overlooked insects play a vital role in keeping our gardens healthy, and this year the two charities are calling on gardeners […]
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A new report issued this week by wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation has revealed that Britain’s larger moth population has dropped by a worrying one third over the last 50 years. These latest findings are a real concern for nature as moths – along with butterflies and bees – are a crucial indicator of the health of our wider environment.
Call of the Wild is a brand-new podcast launched by WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature) to highlight the need for us to act now if we are to make a difference in the fight to save our planet. In each episode, host and WWF ambassador, Cel Spellman, meets a familiar face from the worlds of sport or entertainment and teams up with a top wildlife expert to talk about what we can do to help nature restore itself.