10 Amazing Animals You Can Spot in Ireland

January 23, 2017 2

While we might not have bears hibernating in our caves or packs of wolves roaming our countryside (anymore), Ireland has its fair share of spectacular wildlife, from the cute and cuddly to the downright awe-inspiring. […]


Sex, Drugs and Falcons: The Illicit Falconry Trade

January 19, 2017 0

“Falconry” or “hawking” can be defined as the art and sport of hunting in a natural state with a trained bird of prey. Since 2010, The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has […]


Swanning Around: True Love and Rude Boats

January 17, 2017 0

Long story short: they aren’t mute, cygnets are adorable and swans are dinosaurs. Mute swans or Cygnus olor are interesting birds. Easy to identify due to their impressive size and pure white colour, they are […]


The Diadema Dilemma

January 12, 2017 0

Could the spiny grazer be the saviour of the Caribbean coral reefs? Ah, the Caribbean! White, sandy beaches, warm waters, pirates and rum…  As a final year zoology student, I got an amazing chance to […]


Venom Day, 2016

January 5, 2017 0

Recently on Friday 9th December I made my annual migration from Cambridge to Bangor in north-west Wales. For those of you who aren’t familiar with why I travel here each year – it’s Venom Day. […]