Entries in conservation (220)

Friday
Mar232012

Into the Wild Meets: Hermione Taylor from The DoNation

Hermione is the creator of an innovative and new age fundraising site called DoNation, which enables people to sponsor their friend’s challenges through green and sustainable action instead of pledging money - in order to help the environment.

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Monday
Mar122012

Future Volunteer Interview: Leah McGregor - Cambodia Island Snorkeling, Beaches and Conservation

Today we speak to future volunteer Leah McGregor who later this year will be heading off to Frontier’s Cambodia Island Snorkeling, Beaches and Conservation project. We asked Leah a few questions about her upcoming trip, finding out what she’s excited about, what she’s going to pack and a few other bits and pieces.

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Thursday
Mar082012

Into the Wild Meets: Martin Strel

A few months back we looked at The most Bizarre and Epic Journeys Ever Undertaken in which we featured marathon swimmer and environmentalist Martin Strel. Today Into the Wild talks to the man himself to find out about swimming the length of the Amazon, how to avoid hungry piranhas and alligators, and the global problems associated with water pollution. 

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Thursday
Feb162012

Past Frontier Volunteers: Where Are They Now?

Frontier volunteers are a special bunch of people. Whether you've been away with us in the past, heading on a project in the future, or you're currently out there enjoying one of our many amazing trips, you've all got a story to tell. In 'Where Are They Now', we speak to past volunteers who are now involved in amazing and inspirational roles that we think you might find interesting. The question is, where will your Frontier project take you?

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Thursday
Jan262012

VOLUNTEER INTERVIEW: RACHAEL LAPPAGE - COSTA RICA BIG CATS, PRIMATES AND TURTLE CONSERVATION

Today we speak to future volunteer Rachael Lappage who later this year will be heading off to the ever popular Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates and Turtle Conservation project. We asked Rachael a few questions about her upcoming trip, finding out what she’s excited about, what she’s going to pack and a few other bits and pieces.

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Tuesday
Jan102012

OPINIONS: 2011 – THE YEAR WE STOOD UP FOR MOTHER EARTH

2011 was a historic year when it comes to the environment. Natural disasters ruled the headlines causing havoc and resulting in the disruption of homes and economies across the globe. However, as Gemma Percy describes in this interesting article, it was not all doom and gloom in 2011 - the year we stood up for Mother Earth.

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Thursday
Dec292011

National Park Profile: Swiss National Park

Having seen this beautiful region in a feature looking at Europe's best National Parks we were keen to find out more. We spoke to Hans Lozza of the Swiss National Park who told us all about the conservation efforts taking place and what you might find there.

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Friday
Dec162011

2011 Highlights: Best of Science Club & Environmental Initiatives

As we come to the end of the year, we come to a time dedicated to merriment and celebration. It’s now then that we take the time to celebrate our Research and Development Interns and the work they do for Into the Wild every week on Science Club. Here are our top picks from the year.

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Tuesday
Dec062011

Valuing the Arc – How to Put a Financial Value on an Ecosystem

The research carried out by Frontier is frequently used in scientific studies. Today we speak to Neil Burgess, Programme Coordinator of the ‘Valuing the Arc’ project, which aims to attach a financial value to the ecosystem of the Eastern Arc Mountains in Tanzania, relying on data collected by Frontier since we started working there in 1989.

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Thursday
Nov242011

A Hard Rain’s A gonna Fall: Lyrics that are Changing the World

In 1969, Mark Edwards was lost on the edge of the Sahara desert. He was eventually saved from this potentially life-threatening situation by a Tuareg nomad... The result, completed only recently, has been the spectacular impetus behind a project aimed at changing the world we live in: Hard Rain Project.

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Monday
Nov212011

OPINIONS: A WARNING LETTER TO THE SEVEN BILLIONTH BABY

A few weeks ago the seventh billion baby was born into the world: a demographic milestone which brought to the public’s attention the problems associated with population increase. This week on Into The Wild we will be looking to the future, and investigating ways in which tomorrow’s planet will be aided and enhanced by technology.

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Friday
Oct212011

AFRICA FOCUS: MADAGASCAR

Located hundreds of kilometres from the coast of Africa and separated from the continent by 165 million years of evolution, Madagascar is unique in its culture and biodiversity.

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Monday
Oct172011

AFRICA FOCUS: KENYA

In a week focusing on Africa, today we take you on a whistle-stop tour of beautiful Kenya and all it has to offer the curious traveller.

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Friday
Oct142011

LONDON INTERNSHIPS WITH FRONTIER

To finish off the week we present some of the exciting internships available here in our London offices, ranging from researching biodiversity and conservation to assisting the online marketing team with website design and writing articles.

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Friday
Sep302011

Wildlife Photography – Kit Advice

Whilst achieving striking and effective wildlife photography is by no means utterly dependent on using quality equipment, it certainly doesn’t hurt your chances. So here is Frontier’s kit guide to the making your life as a budding wildlife photographer run that little bit more smoothly.

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