Matt Ayres

Matt is a freelance writer and journalist. His articles have appeared in publications including The Guardian and World of Animals.

The colossal comeback of the humpback whale

Since being hunted to near-extinction by the whaling industry, humpback whales have made an amazing recovery. But with new dangers now lurking in our waters, we need a long-term solution to protect this magnificent mammal.

Posted in Species Spotlight

The star-crossed love story of the wandering albatross

Wandering albatrosses form lifelong partnerships, but an increasing number of pairs are being torn apart by forces beyond their control. Their happy ending depends on us.

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Wading into extinction: help to save America’s tallest bird

While mighty in stature, the whooping crane is incredibly rare, with fewer than 900 individuals alive today. To save these beautiful birds from extinction, drastic action must be taken.

Posted in Species Spotlight