Archive for April 23rd, 2017:

The village that made itself hedgehog friendly

Burton Fleming in East Yorkshire has just declared itself a “hedgehog friendly village”, one of only a handful in the UK. It’s hoped other villages and towns will follow suit to help boost hedgehog numbers. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-39678329

Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded at Kenya conservation park

Image copyright AFP Image caption A luxury safari lodge owned by Ms Gallmann was burned down last month Renowned Italian-born conservationist Kuki Gallmann has been shot and injured in an ambush at her conservation park in central Kenya. The author of the best-selling memoir I Dreamed of Africa was airlifted to hospital for treatment. Ms

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Aurora photographers find new night sky lights and call them Steve

Image copyright ESA A group of aurora enthusiasts have found a new type of light in the night sky and named it Steve. Eric Donovan from the University of Calgary in Canada spotted the feature in photos shared on a Facebook group. He did not recognise it as a catalogued phenomenon and although the group

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