Entries in climate change (28)

Thursday
Jun152017

US Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Agreement: What Next? 

In June 2017, President Trump announced his withdrawal of the United States from the COP21 Climate Accord, making it one of only three countries that did not sign the agreement. Naturally, this action was met with frustration by parties, politicians and civilians all over the world.

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Monday
Nov142016

Top 5: Debunking The Climate Change Myths

Did you know 4 out of 10 Americans and one third of Congress don’t believe in climate change? If you are also in doubt, have no fear, Frontier is here to debunk the myths.

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Monday
Jul182016

The Devastating Impact of Coral Bleaching 

The devastating coral bleaching event that is currently sweeping the globe and leaving devastated reefs in its wake is now set to continue through to 2017, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Monday
Jun202016

World Sea Turtle Day, Marine News And The Extinction Of The Bramble Cay Melomy: 14th – 20th June 2016

This week we have news relating to climate change, World Sea Turtle Day, the stranding of pilot whales, a move forwards for the Sandpiper bird species and the discovery of coral reef bright spots so it is definitely worth having a read!

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Monday
Jun132016

World Oceans Day, Swedish Coal Sales, Light Pollution and a Climate Change Breakthrough: 7th – 13th June 2016

Well that’s another week that has been and gone and along with it came a whole host of environment news. This week we are looking at World Oceans Day, Swedish coal sales, a study related to the world’s light pollution and a climate change breakthrough in Iceland. Here’s your weekly Frontier environment news roundup:

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Thursday
Feb182016

The Effect Of Climate Change On Native People

In the endless debate over climate change, conservation and environment, we pay a lot of attention to endangered animals and to the effect on our cities and established western culture. Something that does fly under the radar, however, is the effect it is having on indigenous peoples around the world who still live in their traditional way.

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Monday
Dec142015

Sustainable Art 

We talk about sustainability and climate change, about how to fight it, how to live green and how to raise awareness. Often, we wonder what it will take for people to understand the serious situation our planet is in. Do we need more numbers? Why isn’t it enough to say entire islands will disappear soon? Sometimes, we need to see it with our own eyes.

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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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Monday
Oct122015

Coral Bleaching: It's Time To Save Our Oceans

Coral reefs are the reason many people try diving. They are a source of income for tourism but also for local fisheries. They are home to a quarter of the ocean’s fish. And they are under serious threat due to the third wave of coral bleaching.

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Tuesday
Sep162014

Africa: Climate change adaptation could improve the lives of millions

A recent UN report suggests that environmental efforts do not have to be separated from development work – it can help promote the livelihoods of 65 percent of Africa’s population, a place where millions of people depend on agriculture as their living.

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Thursday
May222014

International Day for Biological Diversity 2014

Biodiversity is the degree of variation of life. This variation that is pervasive throughout our world is a vital reason as to why life has flourished.

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Wednesday
Apr302014

Zanzibar’s seaweed harvest under threat from climate change

Rising sea temperatures have caused huge losses in the small-scale farming practice which has been supporting the island’s women for 25 years, demonstrating the need for adaptation in small-scale farming globally.

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Tuesday
Apr222014

Earth Day 2014

Earth Day is held worldwide on April 22 annually, to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

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Wednesday
Apr162014

Eco Art – International Installations Tackling Environmental Issues

Historically, environmental awareness efforts have taken many different forms. Here’s a look at how some of the world’s artists have tackled topics from climate change to wildlife extinction.

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Thursday
Mar272014

Earth Hour – Fun in the Dark!

As we prepare for Earth Hour 2014 on Saturday 29th March – in which the lights to millions of households, businesses and public landmarks will be switched off between 8:30 and 9:30pm – we thought it might be useful to list some activities that you can do

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