Victoria Protheroe
About Victoria Protheroe
With a lifelong love of nature and wildlife and a Master’s degree in research, Victoria Protheroe enjoys spending her free time combining these interests to explore new areas of wildlife research and conservation. Her current area of interest is with reptile care, specifically snake husbandry.
Zoology

A short synopsis about frogs

June 3, 2020 0

Frogs and toads play a wide variety of roles in ancient cultures, appearing in stories, myths, legends, fairy-tales, religions, art, and proverbs. Often nature is looked to for inspiring stories to explain the inexplicable; in trying to make sense […]

Fig 5 Photo by Victoria Protheroe
Environment

The health benefits of spending time in nature

July 3, 2019 0

People have long since sought peace of mind and a sense of well-being within nature, and recently much scientific research has been conducted to evaluate the positive impact that proximity to nature can have on […]

Evolution

The Evolution of British Woodlands

January 23, 2019 0

This article provides a brief discussion of the key points in the history of British woodlands with a historic account of tree species found in the UK. The history of British woodlands since the last glaciations is, in geological time, […]

Environment

Chernobyl: A potential wildlife oasis

January 9, 2019 1

On April 26th, 1986, the Unit 4 reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power station, located eight miles north of Kiev in the former USSR exploded. It was the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever experienced. […]