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In this week’s Nature in Focus we examine the recent decision by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to downgrade the designation of the Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Vulnerable’. While the news of the Snow Leopard’s status change has been initially well received by some environmental protection and wildlife conservation […]
Sitting on small plastic chairs in primary school classrooms children are being taught about mountains. They all have a single burning question that will get asked every time without fail: ‘what’s the biggest?’. The answer is Everest and the answer to the next question asked without fail: ‘where’s that?’ is the Himalayas. Some of you […]
Another year is coming to a close, and, more importantly, another season of Planet Earth. This time round, Planet Earth II delivered even more of the stunning nature footage we’ve come to expect from Attenborough and his team. So, as a tribute to all of the animal stars of the show, here’s our very own […]
Snow leopards may be one of the most iconic symbols associated with conservation, save for perhaps the Giant Panda. They are incredibly difficult to spot in the wild. Wildlife photographer Inger Vandyke demonstrates this with his fascinating collection of ‘where’s wally’-esque photographs in which it is near impossible to locate the camouflaged cat. However, it would […]