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Blueberry Bay: Crowdfunding Campaign
19/07/2019 | Uncategorized

Blueberry Bay: Crowdfunding Campaign

It’s so nice to meet you! I’m Sylvia Seal!I live with the dolphins and otters and eels,and lobsters and seagulls, and turtles and snailsand big fish and small fish, and flat fish and whales! We have friends in the water, and friends on the shore, friends high in the sky who swoop, glide, and soar […]

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Do the Palm Oil Conga!
16/10/2018 | Uncategorized

Do the Palm Oil Conga!

Ashley’s new commission for Chester Zoo, “The Palm Oil Conga”, is live! Her new song celebrates a commitment to sustainable palm oil, and details how the unsustainable production of palm oil is one of the biggest threats facing the forests and wildlife of Borneo and Sumatra. For more information on the Palm Oil Challenge, visit https://www.chesterzoo.org/support-us/palm-oil.

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Czech Republic Sings for Songbirds
28/09/2018 | Uncategorized

Czech Republic Sings for Songbirds

As part of the European Association for Zoos and Aquria (EAZA’s) Silent Forest Campaign, children across the Czech Republic have been rewriting and performing Ashley’s original song “Sing for Songirds” in Czech! Songbirds in Asia are threatened with extinction due to excessive and strongly cultural rooted consumption of wild songbirds for trade, songbird competitions, pets, […]

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AmaSing performance at Chester's Storyhouse
02/07/2018 | Uncategorized

AmaSing performance at Chester’s Storyhouse

Ashley’s song “Sing for Songbirds” was performed as part of AmaSing’s 2018’s concert at Chester’s Storyhouse. The song, commissioned by Chester Zoo, was written to raise awareness of the plight of Asian songbirds, including that of the Black Winged Starling. The song was performed by over a thousand children. AmaSing works collaboratively with educational establishments […]

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The Palm Oil Conga
15/02/2018 | Uncategorized

The Palm Oil Conga

Ashley’s new song “Palm Oil Conga” tells the story of the great oil palm – where it’s found, how it’s used, its impact on animals and the environment, and how we can help tackle unsustainable palm oil production.

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Sing for Songbirds
08/11/2017 | Uncategorized

Sing for Songbirds

This year I had the pleasure of working alongside Chester Zoo on their “Singing for Songbirds” campaign. In parts of South East Asia, the tradition of capturing and caging songbirds is still very popular. This practice initially led to the critical engagerment of just a few prized songbirds, including the Javan Green Magpie, Black Winged […]

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Sustainable Swap: Safety Razor
06/07/2017 | Uncategorized

Sustainable Swap: Safety Razor

My Google search criteria gave me away. ‘safety razor’‘saftey razor how to women’‘safety razor how to women legs’‘safety razor cut’‘safety razor cut bad danger artery blood die’ “Why even bother if you’re so scared?” asked my friend, Lea. “Just use a normal razor.” But experimenting with a seemingly unforgiving double-edged stainless steel slicey thing had […]

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