On January the 8th, I depart with a team from across the UK on an expedition to the Empty Quarter and Dhofar Mountains of Oman. Our primary aim is to establish the presence of the critically endangered Arabian Leopard..
This was my first view of the Amazon and it didn't disappoint. I don't deny many of the negative headlines of deforestation and biodiversity loss, but I can happily report..
Prior to planning an expedition to the country, I knew embarrassingly little about Oman. I still don't know very much..
Huge thanks to everyone who has followed this blog over the past twelve months, and I hope you'll keep reading into 2012. It's been a hugely exciting year, so here's a run down..
Cheetah are not doing well. Everyone knows about their fabled speed and agility, but few realise quite how fragile they are. Many of us have seen them in zoo's..
An expedition doesn't start in the field. It begins months (probably years) before with hushed conversations, excitable research and lists, lists, lists..
I've decided to start sending out a newsletter, with monthly updates from this site and the projects I'm working on..
Yesterday, for the first time in two months, I woke up in frosty England, a world away from Africa. Having grown up in the urban wilderness of North Essex..
The Sultanate of Oman is a unique land in the Arabian Peninsula, home to mankind for millennia. Despite Oman’s largely arid and formidable terrain, it is home to..
My time in South Africa is rapidly drawing to a close, tomorrow I fly home to a chilly but festive England. Here's 12 things I'll miss about the rainbow nation..
It was a Tuesday, the day after I wrote about That Monday morning feeling, and we left early to check our small mammal traps. En route we came across this male White Rhino..
Getting from A to B has never been easier, faster or lazier. There’s an awful lot of positives to that, but one niggling little flaw is all the places you miss on the way..