Browsing All posts tagged under »endangered species«

Great Apes Summit

September 22, 2013

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Delegates from around the world are gathering for a four-day conservation summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Great Apes are listed as either endangered or critically endangered and their habitats are disappearing. This event is being held in collaboration with the Wildlife Film Festival 2013, to try to find solutions to mitigate against the impacts […]

WSPA gives a helping hand to the Met

January 30, 2012

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For many riding out the financial doom and gloom has not been easy, unless you’re a banker with little conscious about your annual bonus. Historically conservation groups struggle even in buoyant times to get funding so it came as a bit of surprise to see the tables turn this week. ┬áToday the charity,┬áThe World Society […]

Can herbal remedies help you turn over a new leaf?

April 15, 2011

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The Northerner is ill. Thankfully it’s not man flu, which can be more exhausting than a 10k run, but he does have a terrible throat infection and a runny nose to boot. Despite the river of mucous and the coughing fits, he soldiering on. My 87-year-old Trinidadian grandmother who’s very fond of the Manc – […]

Beaten into submission

April 11, 2011

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It’s an image that would stir emotion in even the most hardened of hearts. What on earth would possess someone to do this to another living organism? This photograph was printed in yesterday’s UK newspaper News of the World, and is a clear example of man’s capacity to harm in the most primitive way. I […]