New Card Game: SOS Save Our Species

SOS Save Our Species is a new card game designed by 16-year-old Jackson in partnership with WWF. It’s about the problems facing animals in different habitats from forests to polar habitats to grasslands to oceans. You have to try and save as many animals as possible but you can only save animals if you saveContinue reading “New Card Game: SOS Save Our Species”

Hedgehog Rescue

On 29th September last year we were at a playground when someone found two hedgehogs stuck in netting. One of the staff at the playground cut them free and we took them to Solihogs Hedgehog Rescue. The lady at the hedgehog rescue weighed the hedgehogs and said they were a bit dehydrated and underweight soContinue reading “Hedgehog Rescue”

World Bonobo Day

Today is World Bonobo Day! Bonobos are a type of great ape and they share 98.7% of their DNA with humans. Their only home is in the rainforest in the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa. You can see them in England at Twycross Zoo in North Warwickshire. Bonobos are one of my favourite animals.Continue reading “World Bonobo Day”

Twycross Zoo Young Conservationist-in-Chief

I won a competition to be a Twycross Zoo Young Conservationist-in-Chief! Twycross Zoo is a zoo near where I live. It’s got lots of endangered animals there like Amur leopards, gibbons, snow leopards and lemurs. It’s the only zoo in the UK that has all four types of great ape: gorillas, orang utans, chimpanzees andContinue reading “Twycross Zoo Young Conservationist-in-Chief”

Visiting Skomer Island

On Sunday 13th June I visited Skomer Island. We went on a boat to get there. When we got on the boat there was a sign saying to check your luggage to make sure there weren’t any rats or mice hiding in there! That’s because they don’t live there at the moment and if theyContinue reading “Visiting Skomer Island”

World Bee Day

Today is World Bee Day! Bees are really important because we need them to pollinate plants including a lot of the food we eat. But bee numbers are going down and they need help! Here are some things that we have done and you can do to help bees. Flowers for beesFlowers are really importantContinue reading “World Bee Day”

Better Protection For Hedgehogs

I am going to tell you about how you can help get better protection for hedgehogs. A Bill called the Environment Bill is going through Parliament at the moment. A Bill is a new law that they’re thinking about getting made. While it’s going through Parliament, MPs can suggest changes to it called amendments. WithContinue reading “Better Protection For Hedgehogs”

The National Lobster Hatchery

Today we went to the National Lobster Hatchery in Padstow, Cornwall. If any fishermen catch mummy lobsters with eggs, they can take them to the National Lobster Hatchery and they will look after them until the eggs hatch and the baby lobsters have grown a bit. Then they will release them into the sea. WhenContinue reading “The National Lobster Hatchery”

Big Butterfly Count Results

I just found out the Big Butterfly Count results! The Big Butterfly Count happened between 17th July and 9th August. You have to get a piece of paper and count the butterflies you see in 15 minutes. Then you need to submit the results to Butterfly Conservation, who organise the survey. The results showed lessContinue reading “Big Butterfly Count Results”