August 2014



Visions for a wilder Britain

Rewilding is now much in vogue – we look at what is being achieved in practice


How to speak lemur

Studying ring-tailed lemurs sheds light on evolution


Great dormouse release

The volunteer army helping hazel dormice to recover


Save our seas

Spectacular photos reveal the diversity of UK marine life – and why we must act to turn rhetoric into action


Ibis flying school

How microlights recreate a long-lost ibis migration



Badger cull challenge Did the cull have an unexpected effect on wildlife?

Oil still threatens Congo Why drilling for oil may yet happen in gorilla refuge

Fight for ancient woods Controversial ‘offsetting’ idea outrages ecologists


Be an expert

Understand why ducks go through an ‘eclipse’ moult


Seven wild spectacles 

August highlights: rutting roes, fritillaries, choughs


Guide to caterpillars

Twelve colourful moth and butterfly caterpillars to spot


Take better seashore photos

Our expert’s ‘how to’ guide to great coastal photography


Tales From the Bush

Braving sulphurous water and hornets to see a rarity


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