Learning more about Galapagos’s whale sharks

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In spite of being the world’s largest extant fish species and occurring in all warm, temperate seas (apart from the Mediterranean), we know relatively little about this gentle giant. Currently listed as ‘endangered’ on the IUCN Red List, the primary … Continued

Conservation Optimism – A Galapagos focus

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For anyone involved in nature conservation it is all too easy to focus on negative stories. Endangered species are facing an increasing number and intensity of threats, and funds for conservation work are becoming increasingly scarce. The public is now … Continued

New community of night parrots discovered

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In a joint statement issued today, Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) and the Queensland Government announced that a new community of night parrots had been discovered in Central West Queensland. The discovery was made last month by AWC’s senior field ecologist, … Continued

Steve Backshall and Helen Glover race to save rainforest

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In 2015, World Land Trust (WLT) Patron and wildlife presenter Steve Backshall, raised over £50,000 to save rainforest by participating in the gruelling Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race. He vowed at the time that he would “never” take part in the … Continued

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