Bringing wildlife closer

Bats - advice on 'rabies' and light pollution

I work a lot with bats. I have written a piece on how bats are impacted by light pollution, including new findings. It's published in BBC Wildlife Magazine on sale from Oct 24.
I have also just written a piece on a rabies-related virus carried by bats. I hope this will remove any undue worry or negativity towards bats, following recent media stories. Also, a bat corpse appeal: here

I aim to bring wildlife closer, help us improve our understanding ​of it, conserve it and provide guidance on resolving conflict. 
​Based in Bristol, I offer a range of services in ecology consultancy, science, publishing, ​teaching and nature discovery.
I am also the founder of One by One Conservation, an environmental campaign group.

Image:  M Nolf

Independent Ecologist, Freelance Journalist, Educator, Author