Endangered species, what exactly does this mean?

On Instagram I often talk about ‘endangered species’ or ‘vulnerable species’, but what does this mean? And why do we put these labels on certain animals and plants? These categories are selected by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). They use an internationally accepted standard of conservation categories …

Trekking the endangered mountain gorilla in Uganda, an amazing adventure

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park When I was travelling for two weeks through Uganda the Gorilla trekking was my absolute highlight. It was my first time on mainland Africa, and although it was amazing to go on my first safaris. Seeing lions, elephants, giraffes and many more. But …

My four years towards graduating for my nature-related bachelor study

Bachelor of Science in Tropical Forestry After I went to Madagascar and fell in love with the tropical nature and its inhabitants, I decided that I wanted to study nature conservation. Not any nature conservation, but focused on the tropics. I found the study ‘Forest and Nature conservation’, on a …