Category Archives: Guest blog

Guest blog – Thunder in the Uplands by Findlay Wilde

  There is a dark day looming. The Inglorious Twelfth is just a few sleeps away, and yet it is troubling the sleep of many people; people who care about the wildlife balance in the uplands, people who are angry about the on going illegal persecution of raptors, people who feel like their natural inheritance […]

Guest blog – Are we simply farming our seas? by Jean-Luc Solandt

Jean-Luc Solandt is a marine biologist struggling to get out of a policy expert. He worked on coral reef ecology for 15 years, providing diving survey data for the creation of Marine Protected Areas. He’s been working in the UK at the Marine Conservation Society for over 15 years on developing networks of MPAs, making […]

Guest blog – Spread your Passion Far and Wide by Joe Harkness

  Joe Harkness writes about the therapeutic benefits of birdwatching on his Bird Therapy blog and Twitter page @BirdTherapy             Inspiring the future generation of birders, nature enthusiasts and/or general nature lovers is vital in sustaining our wonderful wildlife and habitats. In my opinion, the most powerful asset at our […]

Guest blog – by Ryszard Kulik

Ryszard Kulik – doctor of psychology, naturalist, columnist of the monthly “Wild Life” magazine, author of books devoted to man-nature relations, including “Man Towards Nature”, “Discovering Nature” or “Treading Strongly on the Ground”. Mark writes:  I’m very grateful for this guest blog from Poland about the conflict over Bialowieza. The English is almost perfect and […]

Guest blog – The Somerset Lakes and Meres by ‘Messi’

Messi is a pseudonym. He has worked on flood risk and water level management and nature conservation in the UK and overseas, advised farmers on agri-environment schemes and, most recently, has worked on community-led, nature-based tourism development in SE Europe and SE Asia. The heat of the day was freshened somewhat by a cooling breeze […]