Entries in the ‘In the Press’

European Commissioner : Thank You

Filed in Events, In the Press on Jul.24, 2018

Mr Karmenu Vella, the European Commissioner for the Environment recently met members of Luonto-Liiton susiryhmä Humane Society International and Eurogroup for Animals organisations I help and support with my photography. The Commissioner has said he is committed to protecting large carnivores; Wolves, Brown Bears, Wolverine, Lynx in Europe and to keep their protection status in all Member States.


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A New Great Ape Discovered

Filed in Articles, In the Press on Nov.02, 2017

Fascinating news released today from Sumatra, a new Great Ape Species has been discovered on the Indonesia island of Sumatra named  – The Tapanuli Orangutan Pongo tapanuliensis.  A team of Indonesian and international scientists have demonstrated that the Tapanuli orangutan, Pongo tapanuliensis, is genetically and morphologically distinct from both Bornean (Pongo pygmaeus) and Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii), and is therefore a separate species.


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Nat Geo WILD – Photo Ark

Filed in Articles, In the Press on Oct.20, 2017

Recent evidence suggests that Planet Earth is at the beginning of its sixth mass extinction event, the most rapid loss of species since dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago. The disappearance of thousands of plant and animal species, caused almost entirely by human activity, will have serious ecological, economic and social consequences, experts have warned.


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Nat Geo WILD – Inspiring Discussions

Filed in Events, In the Press on Sep.28, 2017

With my travel bag barely unpacked from my several days away in beautiful Portugal as part of the Waves International event I headed to London this week as one of the invited panel of experts for a filmed debate for National Geographic, and specifically their channel Nat Geo Wild and partners ,The Week magazine. This thought-provoking and inspiring panel discussion focused on the some of the themes that will be explored in the two upcoming programmes – Paradise Islands and Photo Ark, both streaming on National Geographic in October.


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Durrells Underhogs

Filed in Articles, In the Press on May.12, 2017

After a few days in a specially built holding area the door was pulled back and a family of captive born Pygmy Hogs took their first steps into the wild. They paused for a moment, then the adult male led them all out. This was the image that captured that moment I still remember fondly from last May in Assam, India. Critically endangered in the wild this breeding program is trying to ensure these wonderful and enduring Pygmy Hogs don’t go extinct.

Craig Jones Wildlife Photography


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