Tag Archive: Ian Redmond

May 12

Welcome, BBC Earth Readers!

  Our Ambassador, Ian Redmond, remembers the mountain gorillas that famously interacted with Sir David Attenborough in the landmark television series ‘Life on Earth‘ for a new article for BBC Earth. Ian recalls introducing the BBC film crew to two of the gorilla groups being studied by Dian Fossey, while he was working as her research …

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Apr 22

Virtual reality natural history — a sign of the future!

What equipment does a naturalist usually need? vEco’s Adviser and Ambassador (and renowned wildlife biologist and conservationist) Ian Redmond suggests a pair of binoculars and a hand lens, but — as he explains in this short video — soon, a virtual reality headset could also be a vital piece of equipment! It’s a positive movement; that …

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Aug 11

Lunch-Break vEcoLive: Meet the Salt-Mining Elephants of Kitum Cave, Kenya!

To mark the occasion of World Elephant Day, 2015, please join us on your lunch break when Ian Redmond will provide a vEcoLive tour of Kitum Cave in Mt Elgon National Park, Kenya. Bring your own sandwiches and head to live.vecotourism.org to accompany Ian as he narrates, in real-time, a five-location expedition from the Park’s …

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Sep 21

Talking Climate Change from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

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In this spectacular vEcotour join with me, Ian Redmond, to experience the exhilaration of reaching the nearly 6000m Uhuru peak on Mount Kilimanjaro! I recently took on the epic climb up Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania to showcase the impact of climate change on our natural and cultural heritage sites. Joining my concerned climate colleagues Ian Singleton, Andy …

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