Robot lawnmowers operating day or night are severely injuring hedgehogs. The head of an animal welfare society in Hamburg, Vanessa Haloui, said that she has… Read More »Hedgehogs are victims of killer robot lawnmowers
Carrie Johnson is both the wife of the Prime Minister of the UK and the head of public relations for the Aspinall Foundation. She issued… Read More »Carrie Johnson’s plans to fly 13 elephants to Kenya are unjustifiably criticised
NEWS AND COMMENT: This is just a short note but the story is unusual and quite interesting and therefore worth sharing. It concerns a Rolls-Royce… Read More »Rolls-Royce Phantom retrofitted with illegal crocodile skin is seized
Research indicates that robotic lawnmowers kill hedgehogs because they cannot see them despite sometimes being able to see other objects. Scientists, in a study, evaluated… Read More »Robotic lawnmowers cannot see hedgehogs and so they kill them
NEWS AND NEWS-ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe’s parks authority has granted 500 elephant hunting permits. They are being auctioned to help pay for the upkeep of national parks.… Read More »Zimbabwe grants 500 elephant hunting permits
NEWS AND VIEWS – Weybridge, Walton on Thames and Cobham, UK: This is a very disturbing story which directly impacts wildlife because trees are the… Read More »Residents seek vigilante tree feller of Elmbridge
Rupert Grint, the Harry Potter star, wants to develop a barn on his estate into three new three-bedroom homes. He withdrew a previous application to… Read More »Rupert Grint upsets residents with plan to turn barn into 3 houses
Because of dam building, freshwater fish are in catasrophic decline. It is more black nature news. David Attenborough recently said that we should try and… Read More »Freshwater fish suffer catastrophic decline due to dams
COMMENT AND NEWS: The information is shocking. It is a severe indictment of the lack of commitment to conservation by the South African government. The… Read More »Two thirds of Kruger National Park’s rhinos have been lost to poaching in 10 years
A study titled: Shell mineralogy of a foundational marine species, Mytilus californianus, over half a century in a changing ocean, researched the effect, over a… Read More »Acid seas makes the shells of mussels weaker
There is a war raging in the Virunga National Park between rangers who are protecting wildlife and those commercial enterprises who wish to exploit this… Read More »War in Congo between conservationists and commercial exploiters
Classic story of wildlife conservation versus destruction of habitat for commercial reasons in Australia
NEWS AND COMMENT: This story from Australia highlights the battle between the conservation of native wild species on that continent and commerce which often wants… Read More »Classic story of wildlife conservation versus destruction of habitat for commercial reasons in Australia
In a move which only China could make, China’s administrators are introducing a law which states that diners who fail to finish their meal in… Read More »China is making it illegal to leave any food on your dinner plate!
Wild animals with bigger brains may be at greater risk of extinction according to a study led by Manuela Gonzales-Suarez of the University of Reading.… Read More »Big brained wild animals at greater risk of extinction?
The world’s human population relentlessly rises and there is real concern but thankfully at last people are talking about it. Some people think that the… Read More »Farming to feed rising human population will destroy wildlife
Allegedly, British supermarkets are complicit in the deforestation of Brazilian rainforest because some of their supply chain products are linked with Brazilian mega-farms which destroy… Read More »British supermarkets allegedly complicit in deforestation of Brazilian rainforest
This is another blow to Australia’s conservation of their small native species. The quokka is a short-tail scrub wallaby, a small macropod about the size… Read More »Australia’s quokka’s survival in trouble due to climate change
NEWS AND VIEWS: It is thought that a campfire started a wildfire on Fraser Island, 200 miles north of Brisbane, Australia, which is believed to… Read More »Has a campfire on Fraser Island, Australia, destroyed the island’s dingoes?
She was so excited to get home that she completely forgot about her baby, couldn’t wait for the side to be opened and decided to… Read More »Video of koala and joey being released after rescue