Welcome to the Wild Blog

10404449_10152844772241541_5448145128332483137_nHello! I am a 22-year-old Masters Zoology student at the University of Nottingham, with a passion for nature, writing, photography, and science communication. There is a vast body of scientific research published on a weekly basis that could be invaluable to conservation, or just incredibly interesting! I hope by reading this blog you will learn the tip of this iceberg of scientific knowledge, and enjoy hearing about what wonderful things are going on around our wild planet as much as I enjoy writing about them.

I try to cover a balance of light-hearted and interesting topics on wildlife and conservation, whilst uncovering important issues that need recognition. As well as some fantastic things in this field, there is also a lot of confusion in conservation that is left out of the public media due to the uncertainty amongst professionals. I am of the opinion that uncertainty and disagreement do not provide enough reason for a lack of publicity on a conservation issue, so I thought what a better thing to do than tell all you lovely people about it than this website!

To very briefly describe myself, I am just a student who is a little bit too enthusiastic about wildlife and writing to contain my learning to my university studies. To satisfy my love for writing and editing, I fulfill the role of Science Editor of the University of Nottingham magazine, ImpactI also write for the exciting New Nature magazine, collaborating young nature writers from all over the country. In my spare time, I also enjoy writing for the environmental Japa blog, whilst keeping my own website going. When I am out and about exploring the natural world I am never seen without a camera, as kick myself if I feel I have ever missed a beautiful shot. Consequentially then I suppose you could call me a wildlife photographer as well, albeit quite an amateur one!

I hope my passion and knowledge in this field helps you to understand, enjoy and become intrigued enough about nature to investigate more regarding any issue I ramble about here.

Last but not least, thank you for taking the time to visit my wild blog page, and I promise the rest of this website will not be a fraction as self-centered as the entry written above!