On a quest to save waders

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Author: Rick Simpson, Wader Quest   Waders are everywhere – aren’t they? I mean, go to any estuary and you can see any number of them can’t you? So what exactly is the problem? The fact is that waders are … Continued

Virunga’s hippos show signs of recovery

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A paper published last week in ‘Suiform Soundings’, a newsletter published by the IUCN’s Pigs, Peccaries, and Hippos Specialist Group states that the hippopotamus (hippo/s) numbers in Virunga National Park and starting to recover. The paper follows recent research undertaken by … Continued

Flagship species reintroduced

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The extinction of the white-faced darter in Delamere, in 2003, meant that the forest lost both its flagship species and the forest’s emblem. So it was inevitable that a reintroduction would take place that not only assisted the species survival … Continued