Author Archives: Mark

About Mark

Born Bristol, UK Educated: Cleeve House School Bristol, Bristol Grammar School and Downing College Cambridge Ph.D. University of Aberdeen, Winter activity of pipistrelle bats. NERC post-doctoral Research Fellow, Edward Grey Institute, Oxford University Former Conservation Director of the RSPB, 1989-2011

Tim Melling – Elliot’s Laughingthrush

Tim writes: This is Elliot’s laughingthrush (Trochalopteron elliotii), a songbird found in Central China and the extreme NE part of India.  It occurs at high altitudes from about 1200 to 4800m in forest and scrub.  But like all laughingthrushes, they are heard more often than they are seen.  This was unusual to see one perched […]

Guest blog series, A Break from Humanity (12) by Ian Carter.

Continued from last Saturday A few days later I went back to the north-east of the island, this time with my fishing rod, threading it through the tall stems of Bracken as I walked, or even hoisting it over my head, above the dense canopy of fronds. I’d not managed to find anywhere else on […]

Wild Justice website up and running again

After a day and a bit of being off-line the Wild Justice website came back to life again yesterday. You can access the site at wildjustice.org.uk . Thank you for your patience. The best way to keep in touch with Wild Justice is to subscribe to our newletter. You can do this through the orange […]

Saturday cartoon by Ralph Underhill

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School strike over climate

I have great admiration for those young people walking out of school today to protest about inaction on climate change. I wish I could go back to school to walk out with them! The hashtags #climatestrike #YouthForClimate #FridaysForFuture and #schoolstrike4climate will get you to posts about it on social media. Our schools must, these days, promote […]