Monthly Blog Archives: May 2014

Tim Sexton: Sixty new species at Attenborough is a great success | Nottingham Post

This article just goes to show that Nature goes on around us, regardless of whether we are watching or not!   Taking the time to notice Nature has some surprising rewards. Click on the link below to read the full article.   AS the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s 50th anniversary celebrations drew to a close, a weekend of wildlife was held at the Attenborough Nature Reserve – the birthplace of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. The highlight […]

New Horned Lizard Species Found in Southern Mexico – Press Release – Digital Journal

Click on the link below to finish reading this article. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Herpetologica – An article published in the current issue of the journal Herpetologica describes a new horned lizard species that lives in Mexico. Body size, tail length, and scale texture and layout distinguish this new species, which the authors propose naming Phrynosoma sherbrookei. There are 16 recognized horned lizard species, spreading from Canada to Guatemala. Only four species have […]

Children march for the animals affected by East West Link | Green Left Weekly

This protest was based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It’s good to see that people are speaking up on behalf of those who do not have a voice.   Protesters were more imaginative than usual with slogans for the Children’s March for the Animals to Melbourne Zoo on May 4. They were protesting against the $8 billion road project known as the East West Link because of the impact it would have on animals that live […]

Bumblebee Bummer: This Native Bee Is Facing Extinction | TakePart

This article comes from a website called ‘’ and was written by By Willy Blackmore. Click on the link below to read more of his article.   When you’re a kid spending a lot of time outside—climbing trees, trudging through creeks, lying in open fields—it doesn’t take long to learn the hierocracy of bees. There are the speedy wasps with their dangling legs, to be avoided at all costs; the slightly less threatening (but no more lovely […]