Entries in animal (21)

Wednesday
Jan042017

The 3 R's Of Animal Testing

With potential new drugs being tested rocketing each year, the time for a drug to reach the market taking 10-15 years, the cost of drug development increasing and the higher use of animals for animal testing, Frontier asks: is animal testing really viable?

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Monday
Oct312016

EcoTourism: Are Species Benefiting? 

The rise of Ecotourism is a great conservation success story, motivating poor communities towards preserving species for profit, however, it is unclear how much frequent contact with humans affects species loved by tourists. What is the future of the ecotourism industry? Our Online Media Intern investigates.

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Wednesday
Oct262016

HALLOWEEN QUIZ: Which Scary Species Are You?

Answer our spooky questions to see what species you should dress up as this halloween!

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Wednesday
Oct192016

QUIZ: What Is Your African Spirit Animal?

Homo sapiens originated in Africa, so we all have connection to the unique continent in some way. Take our personality quiz to see which African species is your spirit animal! We run projects to many locations in Africa to aid in cosnerving African native and beautiful species.

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Wednesday
Dec022015

QUIZ: What Is Your Spirit Animal? 

Everything is connected. We are linked to one another, to nature, to the animals. What are you? Is your inner animal a fierce lion? Or are you maybe a chilled out sloth?

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Monday
Nov022015

Facts About The Three-Toed Sloth

While they may be known as one of nature’s laziest animals, sloths are also host to some very unusual and perhaps surprising attributes.

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Wednesday
Oct222014

Responsible Tourism: Festivals and Cultural Events

Last week Frontier looked into what it means to be a responsible tourist in regards to animal welfare issues concerning animal tours and trekking. Today we will be looking at animal sporting attractions and cultural traditions and their role in responsible travel.

 

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Monday
Oct202014

Animal spirits: Your ticket straight to wonderland

According to Native American beliefs, human beings have 9 animal spirits, also called animal guides, to follow you throughout your life. Some of these come in and out of our lives, while others will stay beside you for your entire lifetime.

 

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Friday
Oct172014

A Day in the Life of a Sloth

Frontier has been lucky enough to discover a genuine page from a sloth’s diary! One of our volunteers while working on Frontier’s Costa Rica Animal Rescue Centre project, found the excerpt while out trekking.

 

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Thursday
Oct022014

Frontier's Wildlife & Nature Photography Competition - Who Snapped their way to Glory?

This month, Frontier hosted a Wildlife & Nature Photography competition to reward and highlight the creative spark of our volunteers and the good work they have carried out abroad.

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Monday
Sep292014

5 HEARTY FACTS FOR WORLD HEART DAY

It’s World Heart Day, so let’s delve in to the animal kingdom and feast upon it’s many wonderful varieties!

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Thursday
Sep252014

Whaling set to continue in Japan

It has been over six months since the International Court of Justice has banned whaling in the Antarctic, but Japanese government officials continue to argue in favour of the practice.

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Wednesday
Sep242014

Eye say! Animals with amazing eyes

Eyes are often quoted as the gateway into the soul, but some of the critters on this list are quite frankly creepy to enter a staring stand-off with!

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Monday
Sep222014

All Creatures Great and Small

Why is it important to not neglect larger animals in an ecosystem when directing conservation efforts?

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Thursday
Sep112014

Zeal for Seals

Mostly in Canada and Norway, hunters kill many seals because they are paid per animal. Younger seals, from 14 days to 1 year are the most popular. The trade of this species holds up the hunt. To fight this and to preserve the seals, the European Union wanted to act.

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