Largest Lake In British Isles Has Lost Three Quarters

Largest lake in British Isles has lost three quarters of winter water birds Northern Ireland’s Lough Neagh, the largest lake in Britain and Ireland, has lost more than three quarters of its overwintering water birds, say researchers at Queen’s University Belfast. (From Wildlife Extra.com) The study, by Quercus, Northern Ireland’s Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation…

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Elephanttrekabuse

South Africa elephant park accused of ‘horrific’ cruelty Elephant ‘trekking’ is a hugely popular tourist activity around the world. But in many (most?) places, the only way the elephants can be trained is by torture and abuse. The latest shocking evidence comes from this Guardian report into a South African park. A South African animal…

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Elephant Treks Tourists Journey

Elephant Treks – A Tourist’s Journey By Joe Keogh It’s the one thing that every one asks when you visit somewhere like Thailand: “Did you ride the elephants?”. It seems that it’s the number one thing on everyone’s list when they arrive. So when I first decided to take part in a documentary about elephant…

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