Wildlife


Elephant

Elephants call each other by name

ByStuart ButlerJun 11, 2024
It's no secret that elephants are highly intelligent creatures, but new research suggests that elephants might even call each other by name.
Small tortoiseshell

How to give a helping hand to butterflies

ByStuart ButlerJun 8, 2024
Britain's butterflies are in trouble, but giving our butterflies a helping hand is something almost all of us can do wherever you live.
Brown trout

Huge collapse in migratory fish populations

ByStuart ButlerJun 7, 2024
A new study has revealed a staggering 81 per cent collapse in worldwide migratory fish populations in the 50 years since 1970.
European bison Poland

Bison return to Portugal

ByStuart ButlerJun 6, 2024
A group of eight European bison have been translocated to northern Portugal as part of an ambitious rewilding project.
Saltmarsh Essex

Protection of saltmarshes vital for climate change mitigation

ByStuart ButlerMay 22, 2024
A new study highlights the importance of the UK's saltmarshes in mitigating the impacts of climate change.
‘The ice serves as an open-air art museum, an ever-changing masterpiece sculpted by the hand, power, and finesse of nature,’ writes photographer Florian Ledoux

Stunning images of polar bears by Florian Ledoux

ByGeographical StaffMay 21, 2024
‘I’m trying to give a voice to the one that cannot speak,’ explains photographer Florian Ledoux, who uses drones to create spectacular images and footage of Arctic landscapes and polar bear
The Institute of Marine Research’s RV Kronprins Haakon sailing in icy Arctic waters

Expedition searching for new species in Arctic Ocean

ByStuart ButlerMay 20, 2024
An expedition has set out to search for new species living in little explored deep water vents in the frigid Arctic Ocean.
Conservation organisation releases white rhinos back into the wild

Conservation organisation releases white rhinos back into the wild

ByStuart ButlerMay 20, 2024
In a rare bit of good news African Parks, a conservation organisation, has released the first of 2000 white rhinos into the wild.
Malaysia offers orangutans to major palm oil consumers

Malaysia offers orangutans to major palm oil consumers

ByStuart ButlerMay 11, 2024
To the shock of conservationists, Malaysia has offered to gift critically endagered orangutans to major palm oil consuming nations.
A snow leopard moves silently through the winter snow

On the trail of the elusive snow leopard

ByStuart ButlerMay 9, 2024
Snow leopards are rarely seen but much sought. Stuart Butler joins those on the trail of the big cat that stalks the high peaks of Ladakh
Turn your garden into a haven for wildlife

Turn your garden into a haven for wildlife

ByStuart ButlerMay 3, 2024
Follow these nine simple steps in order to turn your garden into a haven for Britain’s struggling wildlife.
Persecution suspected in disappearance of golden eagle

Persecution suspected in disappearance of golden eagle

ByStuart ButlerMay 2, 2024
Police in Scotland say that a rare golden eagle, which disappeared late last year was most likely a victim of persecution
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