Alex Taylor

Alex is a freelance journalist and conservation blogger who writes about the many ways in which humans are impacting the lives of the species we share our planet with.

A Pandemic of Possibilities: Part I

The coronavirus pandemic has swept across the globe and touched every one of us. With humans in lockdown, nature has responded positively to give us a glimpse of what we could experience if we changed our destructive ways. 

Elephants are scared of bees and it’s saving their lives

An innovative conservation project harnesses elephants' natural fear of bees to resolve conflict with farmers and help save their lives.

Rediscovery of the Silver-Backed Chevrotain

The silver-backed chevrotain was once a species lost to science and the world. Its recent rediscovery has gladdened the hearts of those of us who mourn species that have disappeared, and brought with it hope to the entire conservation community that all is, sometimes, not lost.

Posted in Species Spotlight