Migration News

Unpaved road through Serengeti to progress

To read more about Tanzania's recent announcement related to the Serengeti road: Richard Leakey: 'selfish' critics choose wrong fight in Serengeti road. After a week of confusion, the Tanzanian government…

Last search for the Eskimo curlew

The Eskimo curlew painted by Archibald Thorburn. The Eskimo curlew is (or perhaps, 'was') a small migratory shorebird with a long curved beak, perfect for searching shorelines and prairie grass…

Serengeti road cancelled

UPDATE: Tanzania has announced it will be going ahead with a gravel road through the Serengeti. For more information: Unpaved road through Serengeti to progress and Richard Leakey: 'selfish' critics…

Flickr reveals longest whale migration

Communal photo sharing site, Flickr, has allowed researchers to discover the longest migration by a whale yet recorded. Ten years ago a female humpback whale swam from Brazil to Madagascar,…

The true cost of the Commonwealth Games

UK newspapers have been flooded this week and last by reports of the Commonwealth Games’ venue literally caving in and collapsing, athletes have deemed their village accommodation "filthy" and terrorists…