Hay, hay, hay

I had a listen to the programme of Shared Planet, of which I was a small part, after watching the end of Brazil v Mexico which I just caught after getting back from lunch and dinner with friends in London. Not bad – a couple of bits I was keen that they should make the…

A month today…

…A Message from Martha is published. Here is a sneak preview… Here is the list of chapters…   Chris Packham says: ‘This hugely thought provoking and important book is the kick up the arse that every complacent conservationist needs right now‘ and ‘This heart-wrenching saga of extinctions, old and new, is as much about us…

Guest Blog – 1000 miles for Martha by Tristan Reid

1000 miles in memory of Martha Update – 500 Miles and Five Marathons! Back in January I wrote a post here detailing my challenge to run 1000 miles including 14 marathons to raise funds for and awareness of Operation Turtle Dove. My project names ‘1000 miles in memory of Martha’ not only intends to raise…

My friends in Greenpeace

The headline caught my eye ‘Greenpeace loses £3m of public donations after currency gaffes‘. ‘Crikey!’, I thought, ‘How awful!’. Then I read the piece, and the similar piece in the Guardian, and relaxed. Greenpeace International (not Greenpeace UK) has cocked up on some currency deals and sacked the person responsible. OK – not clever, but…

Guest Blog – What life is this? by Colin Rees

Colin Rees is a life-long birder/natural scientist and has devoted his entire career to conservation. He was Head of the Environment Unit of the Asian Development Bank (in Manila) and founding member and President of the Haribon Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources, the largest NGO in the Philippines. In 1988, he joined the…