Eleanor Stroud

Getting a grip on the slippery slope: biodiversity decline Aberdeenshire A blog post authored by Eleanor, written Monday 21st March 2022 The North East of Scotland might, at first glance, appear to have an abundance of green space. Travel for more than twenty minutes out of Aberdeen city in any direction, take a back road …

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State of gender equality, nature conservation A blog post authored by Eleanor, written Thursday 10th March 2022 As much as we at the Habitat People focus many of our conservation efforts on the local community and land here in Aberdeenshire, we also have a great interest in and keep a close eye on the international …

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Saving Aberdeenshire’s Owls A blog post by intern Eleanor reporting her recent work on a long term tawny owl research project, written Friday 18th February 2022 Tawny owls are the UK’s most widespread owl species, and the one most likely to be seen here in Aberdeenshire. They are efficient nocturnal predators with their large, sensitive …

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Raptor Persecution Rage A blog post by intern Eleanor spurred by the recent parliamentary debate around raptor persecution, written Friday 4th February 2022 Raptor persecution has once again been a topic of conversation in the House of Lords. As with most times it comes up the conversation has highlighted why it is essential for conservationists …

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