The week Mark turns his attention toward “The Moorland Balance; the Science Behind Grouse Shooting and Moorland Management” published by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust and featuring a forward by Sir Max Hastings.
What is the purpose of a zoo? Is it a place offering its visitors to opportunity to view animals from far off lands? Is it a public space where people can gather, perhaps for events such as concerts of simply to meet for a few hours of relaxation? Is it a research institution where the […]
This week, Mark takes up Flight Lines: Tracking the Wonders of Bird Migration, “a joint initiative between the BTO and the Society of Wildlife Artists which celebrates and documents the wonders of bird migration, the birds that do the migration, the places they visit through the year and the scientists who unravel its details” by Mark Toms of the British Trust for Ornithology.
Deep in the Peruvian rain forest, a helicopter descends into a clearing. Moving quickly, its passengers emerge from its open side doors and spring nimbly to the ground the moment its skids touch the surface. They have to move fast to get their equipment unloaded and operational. Time is of the essence. The rest of […]