Entries in conservation (232)

Wednesday
Oct042017

The Mental Health Benefits of Nature and the Great  Outdoors

The effect nature has on personal well-being is impossible to ignore. Whether it’s a walk around the park, a hike with loved ones or an adventure half way around the world, everyone has experienced the incredible boost received after a one-on-one with the great outdoors. Read on to find out the positive benefits nature has on our mental health.

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Thursday
Sep282017

Snow leopard – endangered to  vulnerable

Recent studies looking into population numbers of the snow leopard (Panthera uncia) have revealed that their numbers are increasing across their range. In this article we discuss whether this is cause for celebration and take a look at what is needed for the survival of these big cats in the future.

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Monday
Sep182017

Top 5 underappreciated  species

There are certain species of animal in the world that constantly appear on wildlife documentaries and are known for being cute and charismatic. However there are countless other species that are often ignored and remain under the radar when it comes to awareness. Here we take a look at 5 underappreciated species!

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Tuesday
Sep122017

The charismatic megafauna  problem

Charismatic megafauna – a.k.a. cute, recognisable and fluffy (mostly) animals - have become the customary flagship species for most conservation groups and steal the spotlight when it comes to media attention.

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Monday
Sep112017

5 things you can do to attract wildlife to your  garden

As well as large-scale conservation projects, it’s also important to help wildlife at a local level. There are so many things you can do, even with a small space, to attract wildlife to your garden, here we talk you through five of the best ideas!

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Wednesday
Aug302017

Animal Profile: Komodo  Dragon

The largest lizards to roam the earth, Komodo Dragons are known for their strength, speed, and predatory dominance in their habitat. Read on for more facts about the powerful Komodo Dragon!

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Wednesday
Aug162017

Can We Guess Your Next Trip Based On Your  Eco-Knowledge?

Think you know your Arctic Ice Cap from your Tundra Biome? Test your eco-knowledge and we'll guess which project is your next!

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Wednesday
Aug092017

QUIZ: Which Bird Of Prey Are  You?

Known for their speed, strength and smarts, birds of prey have a a pretty cool reputation in the animal kingdom. Find out which bird of prey you are!

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Monday
Aug072017

Animal Profile: The  Manatee

Of all the world’s marine mammals, the manatee is not related to dolphins or whales but is the large aquatic relative of the elephant! They play an important role in vegetation growth in their habitats. Read more about these fascinating but highly threatened marine species:

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Wednesday
Aug022017

QUIZ: Which Shark Species Are  You?

There are around 400 species of shark in the world, all with unique characteristics - not every shark is like the great white in Jaws! Find out which type of shark you are by taking our quiz!

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Monday
Jul312017

Animal Profile: Dolphins 

From the large orca to the small vaquita, dolphins encapsulate a large range of unique species. These sociable creatures have demonstrated incredible intelligence and creativity - but, like many other creatures in this world, are facing immense danger due to human action.

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Friday
Jul212017

The Effects of Global Warming on  Mangroves

Mangroves have been a beneficial source of life from the start. But as global warming becomes a greater threat to the ecosystem, mangroves have been dying out, causing more and more problems along the shoreline.

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Thursday
Jul132017

The Risks of  Activism

In a time where the environment faces an ever-growing threat at the hands private corporations and state neglect, activist activity is needed like never before. But standing up the environment can come with grave, sometimes life-threatening risks.

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Wednesday
Jul122017

QUIZ: Which Frontier Project Should you Do In  Autumn?

Summer is here but, as we all know, it's fleeting; autumn will be upon us soon. For some this is their favourite season, for others it's just the soggy precursor to further plummeting temperatures. Take our quiz to find out where you should volunteer this autumn:

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Wednesday
Jul122017

Shark Conservation: Why Is It Important To Protect Our Ocean  Predators?

The rise of blockbuster films such as Jaws and Sharknado and their depiction of sharks as terrifying, merciless human-killers has very much promoted an 'us vs them' mentality surrounding sharks - but are they really deserving of such an infamous reputation?

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