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Asian Elephants & Ceylon Arrack

Asian Elephants & Ceylon Arrack

Posted By Tom


Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) Overview: Recent population estimates of the Asian Elephant suggest there are approximately 50,000 of these beautiful animals left in the wild.  Once widespread across the continent, the species can now be found in fragmented populations from India to Indonesia, with over 50% of the surviving population...

Pink Pigeon Conservation and Mauritian Rum

Pink Pigeon Conservation and Mauritian Rum

Posted By Tom


Pink Pigeon (Nesoenas mayeri) Pink Pigeons are endemic to Mauritius and were once found widely distributed across the island.  In recent times populations of Pink Pigeons have been confined to the upland forests and as a result fragmented.  This was caused primarily by sugar cane plantations and the resulting habitat destruction, alongside...

Save the African Elephant

Save the African Elephant

Posted By Tom


Overview: The African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) IUCN Red List Category: Vulnerable The population of African Elephants has decreased from a total of 1.3 million in 1979 to 400,00 today.  Over the past 5 years it is estimated that 150,000 elephants have been killed in the illegal ivory trade.  This has resulted in the virtual...

Cocktails for Conservation Menu Launch

Cocktails for Conservation Menu Launch

Posted By Tom


This blog is to celebrate the release of our Cocktails for Conservation menu available now at Bar 135.  For every cocktail purchased from this menu, £1 will go towards conservation charities worldwide. The menu has been designed to utilise those spirits that give something back to wildlife conservation and where we’ve had to use other...

Cocktails for Conservation

Cocktails for Conservation

Posted By Tom


There has been a rising awareness of the impact the drinks industry is making on the environment.  Over the past few years more and more distilleries, breweries and drink factories are becoming more conscious of their impact and thankfully are making changes to their methods.  Years ago the idea of an organic wine, beer or spirit might have...

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