Jade Whynne... Managing Director with V2 Volunteer & Vacation... introduces some of the benefits of volunteering on conservation projects abroad, looking specifically at some of the V2 conservation projects in the Caribbean. Beyond the view of the sandy beach and turquoise water that most of the millions of visitors that arrive in the Caribbean admire from the balcony of … [Read more...] about Wildlife Volunteering in the Caribbean
Ireland's Wildlife contributor Daniel Lettice shares his recent experience visiting the USA's most famous wilderness... The fulfilment of a long held ambition to visit Yellowstone National Park began on October 18th when we arrived in Gardiner, Montana, close to Yellowstone’s north entrance. The previous three weeks had been spent biting our nails hoping that the US … [Read more...] about Yellowstone: like no other place on earth
This is a feature about the conservation of the orang-utan that I originally wrote for "Wild Ireland" magazine back in 2003. Ten years on and the great red ape is still hanging on, barely. We stopped and stared. Ninety kilos of muscle, sinew and dense orange fur stared back. With a curious mixture of apprehension and wonder we looked on as the adult male orang-utan … [Read more...] about Orang-utan: going… going… almost gone!