Monday
Apr092018

Fairytales About Animals From Five  Continents

Image adapted from original by Dawn HudsonThe role of fairytales is much greater than being children’s bedtime stories. Traditional tales and legends are important cultural artifacts that can reveal interesting information about ways of thinking and living in various societies.

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Friday
Apr062018

Quiz: Can You Match These National Drinks With Their  Countries?

Image adapted from original by Personal Creations

Test your knowledge of the world most recognised drinks and match them to their country.

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Wednesday
Apr042018

How Public Perceptions Of Hostels Have  Changed

Image adapted from original by Oh-Barcelona.com‘Youth hostels’ have always existed since 1912 playing second fiddle to hotels due to their lack of luxuries. Although they struggled to appeal to the masses hostels have always been popular among backpackers because of their cheap, no hassle accommodation.

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Wednesday
Apr042018

Get Inspired By Sustainable  Art

Image adapted from original by Ed BiermanArts and crafts are irreplaceable activities that stimulate our creativity and help our minds to relax. The process of creation is without doubt very beneficial; however, it sometimes creates an excessive amount of unnecessary waste.

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Tuesday
Apr032018

5 Top Locations for Freshwater Diving 

Pexels | Tom FiskThe ocean isn’t the only place where you can scuba dive. Diving in lakes, rivers or even caves is an exciting way to explore different underwater worlds. These locations offer crystal clear waters and unique, mind blowing experiences. If you’re interested in diving, these freshwater sites are a must-see. 

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Thursday
Mar292018

The Grazing Heroes: Wild Horses Help Endangered Species to  Flourish

What can be done with vast former-military lands once the soldiers have left? This question was asked by ecologists from Czechia that have recognized the potential in a deserted area, originally used by the Russian army.

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Thursday
Mar292018

Quiz: Who Said These Quotes About The  Environment?

Wikimedia Commons | Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website

Can you guess the authors of these famous environmental quotes?

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Wednesday
Mar282018

Three Courageous Women And Their Incredible  Journeys

Flickr | Francesco PasqualettiThe movie industry realizes the current demand for strong female characters. Therefore, several motion pictures have brushed up memoirs of women that have undergone incredible adventurous journeys.

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Wednesday
Mar282018

Tigers and Elephants Over Palm  Oil

Wikimedia Commons | A. C. ShapirTesso Nilo National Park, located in Sumatra, Indonesia is a biodiversity hotspot for mega fauna species including critically endangered Sumatran tigers and elephants. However this ecosystem is severely threatened by illegal logging and palm oil plantations.

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Monday
Mar262018

Traditional Chinese Medicine: No Miracle Cure for Endangered  Species

Flickr | Oregon State UniversityTraditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is having a profound impact on some of the world's most endangered animals. A huge number of people rely on this form of medicine which has existed for more than 3000 years.

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Monday
Mar262018

Why Gardening  Matters

Flickr | Florian BugielCommunity gardens are popping up around the world. They gain a large popularity especially in cities where inhabitants usually lack the connection with nature.

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Wednesday
Mar212018

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your  Superfoods?

Flickr | Gloria Cabada-Leman

Just how well do you know you chia from your flax seed? Take our quiz and prove how well you know your superfoods.

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Tuesday
Mar202018

Pack Your Luggage As A  Minimalist

Flickr | lila510If you want to get the cheapest flights or hitchhike across the continent, then minimising the quantity your travel belongings is necessary. After a while of carrying the rucksack, you will feel every extra gram on your back.

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Tuesday
Mar202018

'Good' And 'Bad' Animals As Portrayed In The  Media

Flickr | AirwolfhoundAs animals cannot speak for themselves, their characterizations and descriptions of behaviour or values are always mediated through the perspective of humans. These can vary according to the interests, experience or views of a particular speaker.

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Monday
Mar192018

Conservation Efforts For The Asiatic  Cheetah

Wikimedia Commons | Behnam GhorbaniThe Asiatic cheetah is on the verge of extinction.  It is estimated that less than 50 Asiatic cheetahs remain in the wild. Historically they roamed throughout the Indian subcontinent through to Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and Iran to the Arabian Peninsula and Syria.

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