Entries in amazon (12)

Thursday
Jun012017

The Ethical Debate Around Uncontacted  Tribes

Illegal logging, mining and drug trafficking are three of the biggest threats facing the uncontacted tribes of South America. Massacres and disease in an ever-shrinking forest are on the rise and as a result the survival of the tribes is at risk. So is making contact with them the solution?

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Monday
Dec072015

The Most Endangered Places In The World

We expand cities and our living space, forests are cut down because we need wood and land, coral reefs are being stepped on by millions of tourists every year. Where ever humans are, they leave their marks on the environment until it is almost too late. Here are the most endangered places on our planet.

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Tuesday
Nov122013

How You Can Help Save the Amazon Rainforest from Deforestation 

Within the 10 minutes it takes to read this article it has been estimated that a section of forest the size of two hundred football pitches would have been destroyed.

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Thursday
Jun202013

Space satellite to weigh Earth’s forests

The European Space Agency has given the go ahead for a satellite that promises to “weigh” the Earth’s forest as a method of monitoring them.

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Thursday
May092013

Project of the week: Peru Amazon Rainforest Conservation

Based in the Peruvian Amazon, this project is spearheading the conservation of a unique region of the rainforest. The Amazon Rainforest is facing deforestation at an increasing rate, and if this trend continues then it could be destroyed by the end of this century.

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Wednesday
Jan232013

Bucket List: Charlie Outhwaite - Research Intern

Charlie Outhwaite is currently one of Frontier London HQ's Research and Development Interns. Here's her top 5 list of what to do in her lifetime! 

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Tuesday
Jan172012

The Most Bizarre and Epic Journeys Ever Undertaken

We’re taking you all over the world this week on Into the Wild, looking at some of the most amazing journeys and adventures out there. Today we profile several of the most adventurous, daring and incredible athletes out there, who have put their lives on the line to push the boundaries of what humans can achieve.

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Wednesday
Jan042012

Unexplored Earth: Amazon Rainforest  

Continuing our focus on some of the planet’s least explored locations, today we venture to the heart of the Amazon Rainforest. Despite constant media attention on the various environmental and cultural issues related to the area, there are still vast regions which remain undocumented from a scientific perspective.

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Thursday
Sep222011

Uncontacted Tribes

On Wednesday we learnt about the Dongria Kondh tribe in Eastern India, whose battle to protect their sacred mountain against a mining company attracted media attention worldwide.But what about a tribe that, although threatened, are previously untouched by outside forces? Today we will investigate the interesting phenomenon of uncontacted tribes.

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Wednesday
Sep142011

Back to School with Frontier: Lesson Three

Lesson number three today and it's time for Science class. We got our resident research experts to give you the lowdown on some of the Amazon's most interesting mammals.

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Wednesday
Jun222011

Amazon Conflict Continues

Wednesday
May252011

Geometry class for Amazon tribes