With more than 40% of its land classified as a protected area, Namibia is the perfect place to take part in wildlife conservation volunteering. Whilst you are out there make sure you use your free time to experience the wonders Namibia has to offer. Here are some suggestions to get you started!
Going green and being eco-friendly, they are two things that don’t typically go hand-in-hand with the world’s big cities… or do they? With more than half of the world’s population living in cities, the time to adapt and ‘go green’ has definitely come! So here are the five cities that are proving it is possible to be sustainable and be a huge metropolis!
So, your A Level results are in! If they weren't what you were expecting or they were but you just fancy a break from academia, you could get a different kind of education on a gap year; one full of people, vibrant cultures, incredible food, wildlife and natural beauty!
Travelling is great and it is something that everyone should try to do during their lifetime but there is no denying that it can take its toll on the environment so we’ve got a few tips to help make you into a true, sustainable traveller!
The weeks seem to be flying by at the moment but that’s ok as that means it’s time for our Frontier news round up again! Last week we saw a whole host of positive news pieces related to species discoveries, recoveries and births and while we’ve witnessed a bit more of a mixed batch this week on the whole it’s still looking quite positive.
Badgers are undoubtedly one of the most iconic animals in the UK. However, in recent years they’ve had turbulent tribulations for their connections to the spread of TB to cattle, but now a new ZSL report has made a ground-breaking discovery, reinforcing the science behind why culling doesn’t work, and outlines what new steps we need to take to manage Bovine TB.
It’s World Mosquito Day tomorrow and while that may not sound like the most exciting day to anyone who isn’t an insect lover, it is the perfect time for us to debunk some of the myths related to both mosquitoes and the transmission of malaria.
Since their creation, the Olympics Games have brought a number of sports into the limelight and they’ve encouraged people to put aside political, cultural, economic and religious barriers. But, just how damaging to the environment are the Olympic Games?
So, you know that you want to volunteer in South America but you can’t decide on a specific country? South America has so much to offer so it’s understandable that you’re struggling to make your mind up! Take our quiz and find the perfect destination for you:
Learning to manage your gap year cash can take your money further: you pay less for spending or borrowing, and get better deals on exchange. Here’s how to do it right;
Last week saw a number of brilliant discoveries, revelations, births and recoveries from species all across the globe! All-in-all, while there were some more negative news pieces too, the week was a resounding success and it definitely made a nice change to read positive piece after positive piece! So, here is our (rather upbeat) weekly Frontier news roundup:
Cambodia’s tropical forests are still largely inaccessible but recent studies have revealed that the country is home to a whole host of endangered species. Out of the hundreds of species that call Cambodia home though, here are the five that we think you should try to spot on your travels through the Asian country: