Friday
Aug282015

Whale Shark Eco-Tourism: Is it Really Ethical?

For 15 years very little has been known about the biology and ecology of the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) despite its gigantic size – they are the largest extant fish and measure up to 40m in length, which is the equivalent of a double-decker bus. However, is the demand to see these mysterious creatures doing more harm than good?

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Thursday
Aug272015

5 Tips To Eat Healthy On The Road

Road trip means road trip snacks, hostel food is pasta with tomato sauce and travelling means eating at a different (or worse, the same!) fast food chain every day? Not anymore!

 

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Wednesday
Aug262015

Quiz: What Kind of Travel Companion are you?

Are you a leader, an adventurer, or a good friend? Take this quiz to find out what kind of travelling companion you make.

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Monday
Aug242015

Climate Change Event Video 2015 

Frontier is raising awareness of species and ecosystems that are at risk of climate change and asking our government to help mitigate climate change to save these critically important habitats and species.

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Monday
Aug242015

Incredible Animal Adaptations

Adaptation is but a season finale in the perpetual series that is evolution—it's how the Earth continues to enjoy unbelievable biodiversity since the dawn of life nearly 4 billion years ago. Adaptive traits allow organisms to respond to various environmental triggers. Below is a spotlight on several unbelievable animal and insect adaptations that will make your jaw drop!

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Monday
Aug242015

Travel & Packing Tips for Backpackers

It’s always good to do your research before going out on a trip, so you are as prepared as you possibly can. When it comes to packing there’s a lot of handy tricks to make good use of, and here’s also be some travel tips you might not have thought of before which will make your trip go so much more smoothly, with not too many ‘doh!’ moments.

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Friday
Aug212015

The Decline of the Men of the Forest

Today, there are two species of orangutan - Bornean and Sumatran - inhabiting the Indonesian and Malaysian islands from which they get their name. Fossil evidence suggests that since the Pleistocene era orangutans have been distributed widely across much of South East Asia. However populations of the world’s largest arboreal mammals have recently been in decline.

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Thursday
Aug202015

Road Trip: European Adventure

Are you a culture lover? Do you crave the romance of old European cities can provide? Then this may be for you! The focus of the final addition of our ‘Road Trip’ series focuses on the Grand European Tour, a route steeped in history and romanticism which will blow you away. Hire a convertible and take this trip in the summer and you certainly won’t regret it!

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Thursday
Aug202015

QUIZ: Which Continent Should You Travel To Next?

There are so many options of where to travel to! Take this test to find out which continent is your best destination!

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Tuesday
Aug182015

A Palm Oil Plea – Help Lower The Demand 

Humans are consumers of natural resources, some of which are vital for own survival whilst others seem unnecessary.It is important when taking these resources we do so sustainably.

 

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Monday
Aug172015

10 safety tips for women travelling alone

Without a doubt, travelling is one of the most enriching and invigorating things you can experience.  More specifically, travelling alone can be one of the best decisions that you’ll ever make. You get to follow your own schedule, do only the things you want to do, and travel at a pace that makes you happy.

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Monday
Aug172015

5 Countries with Interesting National Animals

Scotland having the unicorn – yes, the unicorn - as its national animal is quite extraordinary and dates back to the 12th century when it was in the Celtic mythology, but did you know it is not the only country with an interesting national animal?

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