Fossil fuel powered energy has been one of the most detrimental factors in environmental deterioration over the last century, but thankfully the age of coal and oil looks like it could finally be coming to an end. So, with the end an era drawing closer, where will the future take us?
Last Sunday, Nola, the Northern White Rhino at San Diego Zoo, passed away aged 41, leaving only three of her kind the world. However, it is not always the end for critically endangered animals. The Indian Rhino was in danger of extinction and now the species is thriving.
Travel is one of the most common interests listed on CVs, dating sites, and the web is full of travel inspiration, pictures and tips. If you are reading this, you are likely to have the travel bug. But where does this urge to travel come from? Are we running away from our environment? If so, what are we hoping to find?
Most of the guides in this series have looked at how to look after your physical wellbeing in a survival situation, but mental health is just as important—and often overlooked—in a survival emergency.
From the Atlantic to the Pacific our planet is full of beautiful islands! There are so many choices between the climate, the ocean, the animals, the landscapes...Find out which island you are and maybe how you could go and visit it!
A group of marine biologists stand in full protective gear surveying the scene in front of them, which is something of a mess. The 15-meter long sperm whale carcass, which is draped across the Tainan coastline, would be a cause for attention on most days, but this whale is about to achieve a level of notoriety that most others have not. It is full of plastic.
While human parents have nappies, terrible twos, school runs, homework and driving lessons to deal with, in the animal kingdom the parental tasks are as diverse as the animals themselves. They learn to swim, stand, and feed themselves and go to great lengths to ensure the survival of their species.
Wildlife isn’t just the brown bear in the forests of North America or Eastern Europe, wildlife is right here in front of you; all you need to do is look a little closer, maybe look up or down, and most importantly, know where to look. Even in the cities, you will find a range of animals.
If you’re caught in the wild for some time, building a shelter is a vital survival step—both for the physical safety a shelter offers, and the feeling of well-being and morale it can create. Exposure to the cold can cause fatal hypothermia, but it can also cause excessive weakness and fatigue that can reduce the desire to survive.
Qualifications can enhance any application and boost your CV, and they don’t always have to be boring and tedious – Find out which exciting (and useful!) qualification would complement your CV.
Jodi Ettenberg is the founder and writer of Legal Nomads, a blog which explores her love for both travelling and food. After quitting her job as a lawyer, her adventures began, and they are yet to stop. We interviewed her to find out more about her journeys and experiences so far.
Conservation has increased its importance over the last years. More organisations and governments are getting involved in raising awareness and supporting wildlife conservation. One of the animals which have caught their attention is the giraffe.