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Monday
Jan152018

Top 5 Animals to See in 2018 Before They’re Extinct 

Flickr | cuatrok77You can probably guess what is triggering the extinction of many animals around the globe…It begins with C. Yes it’s the dreaded topic of Climate change. Though, it’s not the only trigger; deforestation and hunting come in close second. Since the beginning, humanity has discovered approximately 1.2 million species...

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Wednesday
Jan102018

Cities With the Highest Air  Pollution

Flickr | David HoltEvery continent has areas that are suffering from severe air pollution. The World Health Organisation recommends that air contains up to 10 micrograms of 6 atmospheric pollutants per square metre to be able to be classed as high quality, clean air. However, as we all know by now it is rare to find such air with today’s pollution levels.

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Tuesday
Jan092018

Issues of Invasive Species 

Believe it or not, after habitat loss, invasive species are the second most significant threat to biodiversity. In a new environment or ecosystem, invasive species become predators and compete with the existing species, to the extent that they are inhibiting the survival of native plants and animals!

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Monday
Jan082018

Top 5 Easiest Plants to Grow at Home 

Having plants anywhere is always beneficial, and since we spend so much of our time indoors, it is especially vital that we have some green décor to keep us going! Plants create habitats, absorb carbon dioxide and thus clean our air, provide us with oxygen and reduce benzene and nitrogen dioxide levels!

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Thursday
Dec282017

Top 5 Places to Visit in  2018

Even though a new year is about to begin and we’ve all just had our scheduled holiday, we’re always planning our next holiday right away! The world has changed a lot this past year and it has been pretty hectic for everyone. So, we’ve compiled a list of amazing places for you to explore on your next break when you just want to get away from it all.

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Wednesday
Dec272017

Eco Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Christmas  Waste

Christmas is one of the most wasteful times of the year; we waste food, wrapping paper, plastic, cards, not to mention a lot of money! In fact, the amount of wrapping paper used is enough to wrap around the equator 9 times, whilst 1 billion Christmas cards end up in the bin...

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Thursday
Dec212017

Top 5 Christmas Markets in Europe 

The festive season in Europe is spectacular and a wonderful time to visit the beautiful Christmas markets.  There is something for everyone; whether it’s handmade Christmas gifts, delicious foods and hot drinks or struggling to skate on an ice rink! 

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Wednesday
Dec202017

Palm Oil Free Christmas  Treats

Palm oil production has haunted the Indonesian and Amazonian rainforests and still does. We have made strides in moving towards a palm oil free society. Many brands have managed to be stocked in major supermarkets and there are more and more options available than before.

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Wednesday
Dec132017

British Seabird  Decline

The UK is recognized as an important hub for the world’s seabird populations. For example, British shores are home to 90% of the world’s great skua population. Other species that can be found along the coast of the UK include the kittiwake, the northern gannet and the charismatic puffin to name a few but their numbers are in decline.

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Tuesday
Dec122017

Species at Risk in the  UK

There are ubiquitous, internationally reaching campaigns to raise awareness for animals near extinction, and rightly so. We need to do whatever we can for all endangered species around the world. We often hear about the Snow Leopard or the White Rhino, but do you know which animals are endangered in the United Kingdom?  

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Wednesday
Dec062017

Climate Change and the Prevalence of  Malaria

All we hear about is what Climate Change is causing… Climate Change is increasing… It really is never ending! Believe it or not, new research now poses severe risk to human health, finding an association between Climate Change and malaria.

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Thursday
Nov302017

Exploring the Dead  Sea

The Dead Sea is one of the most extraordinary places on Earth. Not only is it submerged with biblical significance but currently stands as the Earth’s lowest land elevation. The surfaces and shores are approximately 420 metres below sea level, making it the deepest hypersaline lake in the world!

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Wednesday
Nov292017

How the Shoe Industry is Supporting our  Oceans

Plastic has afflicted our oceans for what feels like an eternity. Considering the poignant message given to us by last week’s Blue Planet 2 episode, so much more needs to be done about plastic pollution plaguing our oceans. Sir David Attenborough has stated that, along with global warming, plastic is the biggest threat to ocean conservation.

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Monday
Nov062017

Top 5 Ancient Ruins 

Ancient civilisations have created some incredibly impressive structures considering how basic their tools and technologies were. Nowadays it is possible to visit and explore many of these ancient ruins all around the world and experience the remains of grand settlements or monuments from hundreds or even thousands of years ago.

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Friday
Nov032017

Quiz: How Well Do You Know  Asia?

Asia is the most populated continent on the planet, being home to over 4 billion people, which is a greater population than that of all the other continents combined! However, it still remains mysterious - how much do you know about this amazing continent? Take our quiz to find out!

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