Wild white stork chicks hatch in the UK for first time in centuries

White stork chicks have hatched in the wild in the UK for the first time in centuries, the White Stork Project announced. Eggs in one of three nests hatched at the Knepp Estate in West Sussex. Observers watched as the parents incubated the nest of five eggs located in an oak tree.They were seen removing eggshells from the nest and later regurgitating food for the chicks. … Continue reading Wild white stork chicks hatch in the UK for first time in centuries

Brazilian performance artist dressing as an extension of earth and nature teaches kids about conservation in the Amazon

Artist and activist Emerson Munduruku is teaching environmental conservation to children in Brazil through performance art under the guise of his his drag queen alter ego, Uýra Sodoma. Emerson Munduruku takes part in educational projects, teaching children about Amazon communities and how to both connect with and protect nature. His aim is to pass on to the next generation a sensibility towards the importance of … Continue reading Brazilian performance artist dressing as an extension of earth and nature teaches kids about conservation in the Amazon

Trees for Life volunteers isolate in Scottish Highlands to save more than 10,000 young trees

Volunteers dedicated to rewilding the Scottish Highlands have chosen to isolate in the wilds near Loch Ness to save more than 10,000 young trees from being lost during the coronavirus crisis. A team of six people from Trees for Life have been voluntarily isolating themselves at the charity’s flagship Dundreggan rewilding estate in Glenmoriston, near Loch Ness in the Highlands since 23 March in order … Continue reading Trees for Life volunteers isolate in Scottish Highlands to save more than 10,000 young trees

The Great Animal Orchestra: A sound installation of wildlife’s acoustic environment now available online

The sounds of nature and wildlife comes to you indoors and online with The Great Animal Orchestra soundscape experience. ​Inspired by the work of Bernie Krause, an American musician and bio-acoustician who has collected almost 5,000 hours of sound recordings of wild natural habitats, The Great Animal Orchestra offers an immersion into wildlife’s acoustic environment. In 2016, Bernie Krause created the sound installation The Great … Continue reading The Great Animal Orchestra: A sound installation of wildlife’s acoustic environment now available online

Make A Change to install 100 trash barriers on Bali’s waterways to prevent plastic pollution from going out to sea

Make A Change is testing low-tech floating trash booms on smaller streams and rivers in Bali to act as physical barriers to prevent plastic pollution from going out to sea and cleaning up the island’s waterways. Sungai Watch, River Watch in Indonesian, is the latest initiative from the Bali-based organisation which started life as a beach clean up project 10 years ago. It is an online … Continue reading Make A Change to install 100 trash barriers on Bali’s waterways to prevent plastic pollution from going out to sea

More than 100 elephants in Thailand’s north make a 100-mile trek on foot to return home to their natural habitat

More than 100 elephants in Thailand have returned home to their natural habitat where they can learn to be more self-sufficient, according to Chiang Mai’s Save Elephant Foundation. It follows the closure of some elephant camps in Chiang Mai, and elsewhere in Thailand’s north, which have been affected by the drop in tourism due to Covid-19, leaving sanctuaries lacking in funds for the animals upkeep. … Continue reading More than 100 elephants in Thailand’s north make a 100-mile trek on foot to return home to their natural habitat