Tag Archives: Conservation

Land iguanas reintroduced to Galapagos island

1,436 Galapagos land iguanas have been reintroduced to Santiago Island after being absent for almost 200 years. The release comes as part of a project to increase numbers of these endemic iguana, and as a wider initiative to restore the biodiversity of Santiago. The land iguanas (Conolophus subcristatus) were transferred from North Seymour Island at the end of last year

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10 amazing facts about penguins

There are numerous different reasons as to why penguins are such awesome animals. Their entertaining personalities and resilience to extreme weather certainly makes them a favourite among wildlife enthusiasts. However, climate change poses an increasing threat to many of their populations, with severe losses reported across many large colonies. As today is penguin awareness day, it is the perfect time

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Exploring Ile Aux Aigrettes

Ile Aux Aigrettes was the very first place I visited when I landed in Mauritius, and by that I mean it was literally the first place I visited. After a slight delay on the flight from Dubai, I arrived in the country after sunset looking slightly dishevelled. I was met by a member of staff from the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation

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