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Uganda

June 14, 2014

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Coming back to Uganda has been a surreal experience. I fell in love with the country and its people after spending four months here in 2012 for my primatology research. In my experience Ugandan’s are generally bubbly, happy and helpful. So far after 2 days in the country this memory has been reaffirmed. The biggest […]

Being top dog may drive you barking mad

July 17, 2011

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Last night I went out for a drink with a colleague (Karate Kid) ¬†who has quite a senior position within the newsroom. He has to out-put edit the programme on a regular basis, which is no mean feat at national level. And he openly confessed that it can be a stressful job. Working to deadlines […]

Criminal gangs cash in on primate smuggling through Egypt

February 1, 2011

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Over the weekend a meeting held by conservationists from the UK and America took place at Chester Zoo. The event organised by Fauna and Flora International (FFI) North-West group, highlighted growing concerns that the number of endangered species being smuggled out of Africa, in particular primates, are being trafficked by international criminal gangs already involved […]

Hello Dolly!

January 13, 2011

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Tomorrow is my birthday and it’s true that the years seem to speed up as I get older. How did I get to be this age? (21 again in case you’re wondering). When the Northerner asked me what I wanted for my birthday I was remarkably restrained, and told him a nice day with a […]