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Wildlife

Strange Case of the Black-faced Spoonbill

Strange Case of the Black-faced Spoonbill

Birders thought these East Asian birds were abundant, until they found out they were almost extinct…

Beidaihe autumns conclusions

Autumn migration at Beidaihe 1986 to 1990 conclusions Table of ContentsAutumn migration at Beidaihe 1986 to…

Philippine Eagle conservation on Mindanao: bringing back Ol’ Blue Eyes

Philippine Eagle conservation on Mindanao: bringing back Ol’ Blue Eyes

Skidding through dark mud, I clutch a bamboo stem to pull myself up the faint trail,…

Conservation

Forest Conservation in Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo

Forest Conservation in Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo

I’m travelling to meet people working to save the remaining forests of Borneo, which was described…

Philippine Eagle conservation on Mindanao: bringing back Ol’ Blue Eyes

Philippine Eagle conservation on Mindanao: bringing back Ol’ Blue Eyes

Skidding through dark mud, I clutch a bamboo stem to pull myself up the faint trail,…

Xi Zhinong: Saving Yunnan snub-nosed monkey

Local officials figured they’d have no problems switching logging operations to another tract of forest. Enter…

Science

Fightback Needed as Science and Life Support System Under Attack

Fightback Needed as Science and Life Support System Under Attack

Growing up in the 1970s, I loved the outdoors and wildlife, and was highly impressed by…

Secret World of Hong Kong Water Supply

Secret World of Hong Kong Water Supply

Though water supplies have long been important in Hong Kong, it took some years to begin…

Hong Kong Belching Buffaloes n Bubbling Paddies and the Mystery Methane Rise

Hong Kong Belching Buffaloes n Bubbling Paddies and the Mystery Methane Rise

A quest with implications for the future of life as we know it On a fiercely…

Travel

Southwest Yunnan birding inc Gaoligongshan and Hornbill Valley

Southwest Yunnan birding inc Gaoligongshan and Hornbill Valley

Southwest Yunnan Birding Holiday Martin, Maya and David Williams This was a family holiday, with strong…

Botswana wildlife bonanza in Okavango Delta and along Linyanti River

Botswana wildlife bonanza in Okavango Delta and along Linyanti River

It’s a scintillating morning in north Botswana, and I’m privileged to be standing within touching distance…

Kawah Ijen sulphur mine on Java in Indonesia

Kawah Ijen sulphur mine on Java in Indonesia

It’s a little after 1.30am. Time for the earliest breakfast of my life: noodles and coffee,…