Field season is here again! For the next month I’ll be back in the jungle, demonstrating on Manchester University’s tropical ecology field course. The internet connection is, at best, going to be intermittent, but you can’t really complain about such things when you are in one of the most biodiverse places on earth. We’ll be spending … More GONE TO ECUADOR


It’s a month since I was last at Strumpshaw Fen, but things have noticeably shifted in those four weeks and it now feels like the reedbeds are on the brink on summer. St Mark’s flies, which were lazily flying in their hundreds the last time I was there, are now completely absent and have been … More LONGHORN