Discovering Dinosaurs With Mary Anning

It’s Women’s Day today, a day where we celebrate the women in our lives: a daughter, a mother, a friend. A day where we celebrate the achievements of women throughout history and in our times. There are a great many women that I admire, from Ayaan Hirsi Ali for her advocacy of the rights of…

Art for Conservation

As a child, and I confess even as an adult, it is the work of people such as David Attenborough and Jane Goodall that warm my south, and inspire me to believe that there is good in this world, and we are making positive steps towards change. In the face of climate change, globalisation, war…

If it wasn’t for Attenborough, I wouldn’t be an artist…

  If it wasn’t for Attenborough, I wouldn’t be a painter… and I think this same sentiment is true for a lot of wildlife artists, photographers, filmmakers, zoologists, biologists and more. As David Attenborough turns 90, it seems clear that his time for documentary film-making is far from over; I personally cannot wait to see what…

Of Attenborough and Art

We’ve probably all heard about the case of another trophy hunter that mercilessly shot and killed one of Zimbabwe’s finest bull elephants. We’ve probably also heard this week how female sea turtles will soon run out of males to breed with thanks to a warming climate. But this post isn’t about that. Why? Because I believe…