Two local zoological organisations have joined forces with one of the most prestigious names in academia to work on a huge conservation project evaluating the scientific evidence for zoo animal management.
Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust
The news that Devon has topped a league table of places to enjoy a long, healthy and safe retirement is good for local charities. The list, compiled by Prudential, used census data and results from the insurer’s own retirement research to rank the top 20 counties in England and Wales.
You may not have heard of the Swan Island hutia. This obscure Caribbean cousin of the guinea pig went extinct in the 1950s. But now two South West institutions have teamed up to learn from its demise.
Devon charities have won a clutch of awards – mainly for environmental work.
A Devon conservation charity is coming to the aid of a native species under threat from its bolder American cousins.