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Why is conserving nature important?

Nature Conservation This is the only planet in the Universe where life exists.  There is life on other planets across the Universe. We don’t know which of these sentences is correct.  Whichever one is correct is rather remarkable when you think about it.  We do know …

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas in Spain

The concept of the world’s critically endangered species will be familiar to most birders. These Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) in Danger are the world’s critically endangered sites. How are we to conserve wildlife effectively with limited resources? Prioritisation of important locations for conservation …

Ecotourism Destinations UK

I recently penned a book chapter on the history of domestic wildlife watching UK, tracing the earliest roots back to the late nineteenth century, most especially in the Highlands of Scotland, before charting and seeking to understand the huge boom in domestic nature tourism from …

The importance of conservation

Across the globe many animals and their rich habitats were once plentiful, we are all familiar with the stories behind the disappearance of the dodos and passengers pigeons. In most case almost all the past and recent extinctions are as a result of human actions. …