Entries in biodiversity and conservation (6)

Friday
Nov182016

Flagship Species: Are They Necessary?

Everyone knows about the conservation story of the Panda, Orangutan and Elephant, yet despite the planet current mass extinction occurring, little is discussed in the mainstream media about the less cuddly species going extinct. We investigate whether flagship species actually aid in the conservation of all threatened species.

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Monday
Sep282015

The Unseen Extinction: Mass Mortality Of Monarch Butterflies

The monarch butterfly is a little known species yet just 5% of its original population remains. This is yet another example of human-driven population declines and conservation work is urgently needed within their North American home range.

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Monday
Jul142014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Izzy Novak

Izzy Novak takes us in the heart of the forest with a photo of a red-eyed tree frog snapped while at Frontier’s Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation. Vote for Izzy to win Volunteer Photo of the Month for July on the Frontier Official Facebook page.

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Wednesday
Jul092014

The threat to unexplored depths

Two recent discoveries at the bottom of the ocean have highlighted how little we really know about our planet’s least explored and most threatened ecosystem.

 

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Wednesday
Jun052013

World Environment Day - Think.Eat.Save

This year, the theme for World Environment Day is ‘Think.Eat.Save’, which is an anti food waste and food loss campaign that aims to address and encourage the issues that surround those that have too much and those that have too little

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Thursday
Nov222012

Past Frontier staff: where are they now?

Will Matthews used to work in our Research and Development department at London Headquarters, he's now working in Ireland conducting research on seals. Will didn't provide us with a picture of himself to include with this post before he left, but we think this seal bears an uncanny resemblance.

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