Louise McNaught an interview with the fine artist painting the natural world — Inspiring City

“I wanted to do a big blue bee” says Louise. “I’ve done one quite small, but then I’m not sure who would buy a big blue bee.” 1,075 more words via Louise McNaught an interview with the fine artist painting the natural world — Inspiring City Continue reading Louise McNaught an interview with the fine artist painting the natural world — Inspiring City

Global Tiger Day raising awareness for tiger conservation

Today is officially Global Tiger Day, an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation. There are only around 3,900 wild tigers left in the world. Since the beginning of the 20th century, the planet has lost over 95% of the world’s wild tiger population. On Global Tiger Day, WWF urges tiger-range governments to strengthen anti-poaching efforts and reinforce investments in rangers, in order to halt the crisis and safeguard wild … Continue reading Global Tiger Day raising awareness for tiger conservation

Sir David Attenborough backs animal welfare and wildlife conservation fund for advertisers

The Lion’s Share, a new initiative launched by Sir David Attenborough, is calling on the advertising industry to donate to wildlife protection schemes every time they feature animals in their adverts. The Lion’s Share Fund intends to raise £75 million a year by getting companies to contribute 0.5% of any spending on advertising campaigns that feature an animal, including adverts for pet food. The money … Continue reading Sir David Attenborough backs animal welfare and wildlife conservation fund for advertisers

Can Jaguars’ Unique Biology Help It Survive On Our Over-Populated Planet? — Longreads

By avoiding confrontations with humans, and using water and edge-lands, jaguars might be ideally suited to surviving the modern world. via Can the Jaguars’ Unique Biology Help It Survive On Our Over-Populated Planet? — Longreads Continue reading Can Jaguars’ Unique Biology Help It Survive On Our Over-Populated Planet? — Longreads

Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan shares insights on world’s wonderful creatures

Wildlife cameraman and presenter Gordon Buchanan has had some hair-raising and endearing moments with wildlife, captivating audiences worldwide with his natural rapport with animal inhabitants of this world. The Scotsman will be sharing insights into his incredible experiences with some of the world’s most fearsome and majestic animals, as part of a UK tour, entitled Animal Families and Me, which runs until 15 October. Audiences, including … Continue reading Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan shares insights on world’s wonderful creatures

Animal Watching: Animated animals gaze at passersby to raise awareness of habitat destruction

Motion graphics studio Maizz Visual projected animated animal heads onto trees at New York’s Electric Zoo Festival in Randall’s Island Park to raise awareness of habitat destruction. The installation, Animal Watching, projected huge animated images of animal heads – including an elephant, iguana, owl, a lion and more – onto the tree canopy at the electronic music festival held earlier this month. The intense gazes of the animated … Continue reading Animal Watching: Animated animals gaze at passersby to raise awareness of habitat destruction