Environmental News of the Week: New Zealand’s conservationist’s parrot breeding success

The Kakapo parrot has had the most successful year of breeding, with the population experiencing a growth of 37 more Kakapo chicks, giving a boost to the population of 123 adult Kakapo’s which live on the predator-free island. Historically, the parrots were hunted to what was thought to be extinction by the local Maori tribes … Continue reading Environmental News of the Week: New Zealand’s conservationist’s parrot breeding success

Easter Holidays

Hey! Just a quick update on why this blog has been quiet for a few weeks. I’ve been on the Easter holidays so hardly any time to post, although I’ve done a few photoshoots which I’ll post soon including one shot by the river and the forest! Coming up we have an interview with an … Continue reading Easter Holidays

Environmental News of the Week: Worst Mediterranean drought in 900 years

Dry arid conditions – photograph: http://www.capitalberg.com The Mediterranean is experiencing the worst drought in over 900 years, a new study finds, with the recent drought in the Levant region exceeding the past records held in the Old World Drought Atlas.  The most likely cause is human activity causing an enhanced greenhouse effect, contributing to global … Continue reading Environmental News of the Week: Worst Mediterranean drought in 900 years