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Author: Agent Woest


It was 11 months ago that Natasha Woest designed and launched a website for the animal rescue in Mutare, Zimbabwe with an aim to educate, raise their profile and funds.  Together with the team on the ground, they created an online donation platform and linked the two. We are so excited to share an update […]

Amazonian Biodiversity Lesson

Tropical Ecology is an optional module in your final year at The University of Salford when studying a Wildlife or Biology related degree.  This module incorporates a field trip to the Amazon in Brazil for two weeks to learn research skills in a tropical environment.  One week researching in the rainforest and one week on […]

Roots & Shoots Awards 2017 – What an honour

It was back in August 2015 that I was invited along to accompany a friend to a VIP Jane Goodall event in London.  At this time, my knowledge of Dr Jane was very minimal but after a bit more research and videos watched, I was taken by her passion, dedication and growth in the natural […]

University of Salford’s Chairpersons Achievements

The University of Salford’s Wildlife Society (USWS) has accomplished tremendous achievements in the past 6 months. As chairperson, Lauren (known to all as Lori) has been the driving factor behind this success. Lori is always eager to seek opportunities to help communities, especially in an environmentally-orientated manner. This is important to her as it supports […]

Stepping up to help Zimbabwean Animal Rescue in Hard Times.

The first week of the new year very sad news was released that many animal rescues in Zimbabwe are closing due to lack of funds due to lack of money in the country.  Firstly, to clarify, The SPCA is the name of the branches in Zimbabwe as in the 60’s they adopted to strict and […]