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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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.
Answer our spooky questions to see what species you should dress up as this halloween!
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.
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?
While they may be known as one of nature’s laziest animals, sloths are also host to some very unusual and perhaps surprising attributes.
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.
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.
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.