• Gorilla trekking in Uganda

    Gorilla trekking in Uganda0

    By Louise-Anne Maasco and Max Pizarro Louise-Anne and Max are a local travel couple who have visited over 50 countries. To read more about Louise-Anne and Max’s travels check out their blog: www.lifeoutofourbackpack.com And their Instagram account: @lifeoutofourbackpack When visiting Eastern Africa for an unforgettable wildlife encounter, most would head over to the Serengeti in

    READ MORE
  • Just 5% of world’s land not affected by human activity, study finds

    Just 5% of world’s land not affected by human activity, study finds0

    By Emily Beament, Press Association Environment Correspondent Just 5% of the world’s land is untouched by human activity, highlighting the importance of conserving areas other than pristine wilderness, a study suggests. Researchers from The Nature Conservancy assessed the extent to which land had been modified by humans through 13 different activities from settlements and agriculture

    READ MORE
  • Take time to listen out for the ‘twit-twoo’ of tawny owls

    Take time to listen out for the ‘twit-twoo’ of tawny owls0

    As people in the UK are urged to spend time listening out for the “twit-twoo” of tawny owls to help monitor how the birds are faring. It must be noted that Gibraltar too has this endangered owl and sighting can be reported directly to GONHS. Tawny owl numbers are thought to have declined over the

    READ MORE