Entries in conservation (241)

Monday
Jan282013

Volunteer photo of the week: Daniel Surtees

This idyllic shot comes from Daniel Surtees who volunteered on Frontier's Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure project, where beautiful lighting creates a pastel-coloured enigmatic shot of this beach. Get ready to vote for favourite January photograph over on the Frontier Official Facebook page.

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Tuesday
Jan222013

Award-winning Namibia desert elephant conservation

Frontier is pleased to announce a new initiative offering volunteers the chance to be part of pioneering conservation efforts, working on the project in the Namibian desert to reduce human-elephant conflict.

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Wednesday
Jan162013

Because you only live once

If you are in a rush and only have a short amount of time but still have the travel bug and fancy something a little different then Frontier have a wide range of trips ranging from a week to only a couple of days.

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Friday
Jan112013

Science Club Round Up

We've got two weeks of Science club articles this week, all here in one place for your viewing pleasure. Did you know baboons can be as picky as humans? We've also got the craziest research from 2012! And we look at the possibility of genetically modified mosquitoes combatting diseases.

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Tuesday
Jan082013

Road trips and volunteering

Concluding the road trip as the definitive way of travel, Frontier has recently established three new road trip projects that involve learning about the culture of a country whilst on the road with volunteering.

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Monday
Dec312012

Volunteer photo of the week: Carmen James

This final photo for December comes courtesy of Carmen James from Frontier's Costa Rica, Big Cats, Primates, and Turtles Conservation project. We love the idyllic scene of volunteers relaxing after a hard day of transcets and and data surveys!

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Friday
Dec142012

Science Club - Weekly News Round Up 

It's been another great week in our Science Club. We've had news that Costa Rica has become the first Latin American country to ban hunting as a sport and one of our writer's brought us the interesting news that some of our coffee maybe coming to us through a unique and controversial way.

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Tuesday
Nov132012

New terrestrial research project set up in Tanzania

For anyone looking to get involved with terrestrial conservation, Frontier’s new Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Adventure (TZF) is the perfect way to try out a new experience or develop your skills.

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Thursday
Oct182012

WWF and the alliance of religions and conservation

WWF (World Wildlife Fund) supports alliance between religion and conservation in attempt to reduce illegal ivory and rhino horn trade. In Nairobi on the 21 September 2012, 50 African religious representatives from different faiths and countries came together to call for the end of the illegal wildlife trade that is annihilating the continent’s elephant and rhino populations.

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Wednesday
Oct102012

Hox-Pops: Fantasy Projects

As winter sets in it’s the perfect time to start daydreaming about where in the world you’d like to travel next. Into the Wild took to the streets around London HQ to find out where peoples’ fantasy projects would take them. From 'Space' to India, there wasn't a single answer London HQ wasn't keen to go on ourselves!

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Thursday
Sep202012

Tongue in Cheek of the Week :p :p :p

The latest cheeky chappy to feature in Tongue in Cheek of the Week!! Image courtesy of Emma Fisher on Frontier's Namibia Wildlife Conservation & Sanctuary project. Lovely stuff :P

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Wednesday
Sep192012

Into The Wild Meets: Steve Leonard ('The Vet Off The Telly')

Into The Wild today speaks to vet and televisions presenter Steve Leonard. Since his first television appearance on 'Vet School' he has gone on to feature in many other productions including 'Vets in Practice', 'Orangutan Diaries' (read our interview with co-host Michaela Strachan) and 'Incredible Journeys', working for the BBC, ITV Animal Planet and Discovery. We asked him about his career so far and some of the highlights.

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Friday
Aug312012

SCIENCE CLUB...BE PART OF IT! 

Here is where you can get your weekly catch up with our Science Club, maintained by our fantastic team of scientists in Frontier's Research & Development department. So what's been going on...

 

 

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Friday
Aug172012

Science Club...Be Part of it!

Get your weekly science fix and catch up with our Science Club, lovingly maintained by our fantastic team of scientists in Frontier's Research & Development department. So what's been going on...?

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Friday
Aug172012

Q + A with Frontier's Tanzania Terrestrial Project Coordinator 

Today we speak to Adam Brown, Project Coordinator on Frontier's Tanzania Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure project. He tells us what volunteers can expect from the project, what camp life is like and why it's a great place to spend some time abroad.

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