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Cute and cuddly: Unpacking animal conservation bias

Cute and cuddly: Unpacking animal conservation bias

All species should be treated equally – so why aren’t they?
Unicorns at Chester Zoo!?

Unicorns at Chester Zoo!?

The arrival of a new okapi calf at local Chester Zoo is a vital step for the conservation of this endangered species
Beavers are back!

Beavers are back!

Beavers: adorable, fascinating and back in the UK!
Wilderland wildlife film festival comes to Manchester

Wilderland wildlife film festival comes to Manchester

The festival will showcase nine new independently produced films about conservation, coexistence and natural beauty
Million tonnes of waste to be dumped in Great Barrier Reef

Million tonnes of waste to be dumped in Great Barrier Reef

Despite legislation being in place to protect the reef, exemptions are permitted for dredging to aid port maintenance.
Manchester with no bee

Manchester with no bee

The mass extinction of species is hitting insects particularly hard, which may have devastating consequences for ecosystems all around the world.
Will banknotes save the UK’s most endangered species?

Will banknotes save the UK’s most endangered species?

Online lender Quick Quid has ‘redesigned’ some UK bank notes with endangered animals on to raise awareness about conservation
David Attenborough takes the People’s Seat at climate conference

David Attenborough takes the People’s Seat at climate conference

It has been announced that British natural historian Sir David Attenborough will take the first ever ‘People’s Seat’ at this months UN climate conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland
Facebook as a platform for cyber poaching

Facebook as a platform for cyber poaching

As the world’s largest social media site reached two billion members in 2017, concerns rise surrounding its use for illegal wildlife trading

Can nature documentaries promote conservation?

Nature documentaries have always valued themselves on being educational and entertaining — but are they teaching us anything?

Great Barrier Reef dying from climate change damage

Popular environmental journalist declares Great Barrier Reef officially ‘dead’

UoM supports campaign to save endangered amphibian

In support of World Wildlife Day 2016, the university is investing into saving endangered species

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