Entries in conservation (233)

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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Wednesday
Jul252012

Frontier Project News Roundup

In this brand new feature, we'll be bringing you a monthly roundup of what's been happening on Frontier projects; from what’s been caught by Cambodia’s camera traps to an absence of ‘sweetlips’ in Tanzania, find out what’s happening on some of Frontier’s main conservation projects around the World. For regular updates on project news makes sure you check out the Project News tab on The Society for Environmental Exploration (SEE) website.

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Monday
Jun252012

Extinct: last Pinta giant tortoise, Lonesome George, passes away

He had been heralded as a conservation icon but on Sunday 25 June 2012 Lonesome George, the last Pinta giant tortoise, died in his corral at the Tortoise Center in the Galapagos National Park. The subspecies is now considered extinct. 

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Wednesday
May092012

Who’s Flying the Flag for Conservation?

Today Into the Wild is looking at who’s flying the flag for conservation. Yes we’re going to be looking at those flagship conservation species that are teetering on the brink of exticntion. 

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Thursday
May032012

Frontier’s Tanzania Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure Project in DEFRA’s Darwin Initiative Newsletter

Into the Wild is very pleased to announce that Frontier’s Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure Project out in Tanzania has been given special recognition in DEFRA’S Darwin Initiative Newsletter. Out on the project our volunteers have been helping local communities preserve their wildlife corridors and playing an integral role in wildlife conservation.

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Thursday
Apr052012

Opinions: Does Money Really Grow on Trees?

Money matters. It is the language in which business and politics speaks. Indeed, the most pervasive question in our democracy, particularly in these economically treacherous times, is ‘How much will it cost?’

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Wednesday
Apr042012

National Park Profile: Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

Today Into the Wild is checking out the Los Glaciares National Park in Patagonia. Not only does the National Park offer visitors the chance to explore the spectacular Patagonian landscape but it also carries out important conservation work in order to preserve the park’s unique wildlife and geology.

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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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