Entries in conservation (220)

Thursday
Apr072016

The 10 Most Inspirational Volunteer And Travel Quotes

People travel for different reasons, but one way you can give your travel meaning is by also volunteering while you are abroad. We encourage every one of you to get out there, explore the world and make your own adventures, memories and most importantly – make an impact.

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Tuesday
Apr052016

Dolphin Watching: Benefits And Future

Dolphin watching has grown to be one of the most successful types of tourism in the world, offering economic returns as well as educational, research and conservation benefits. It does however beg the question: Can this industry remain sustainable and continue to have the benefits, economic and ecological, for the communities?

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Tuesday
Mar292016

QUIZ: What's Your Dream Travel Job?

Dream of getting paid to see the world? Take this quiz to find out which travel job best suits you so you can say au revoir to a 9-5!

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Thursday
Mar242016

The World Of Turtle Conservation

Along with the likes of the giant Panda, Polar Bear, Rhino, Elephant and Tiger, Turtles gain a lot of attention in the conservation world. We’re so used to seeing pictures of them caught in nets that it’s hard to believe that conservation for the humble turtle is actually working. But it is making progress, and here are a few examples of how.

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Wednesday
Mar232016

QUIZ: What Type Of Volunteer Travel Should You Do?

There are so many different experiences to have while traveling and volunteering abroad! If you can't choose between working wildlife and marine creatures or maybe teach children English versus going on a trail, this quiz will help you make a decision so you can get on the road to your perfect traveling experience!

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Monday
Mar212016

Marine Mammal Masters

Mammals are a darn cool animal family. It's a family of diversity, adaptability and new mysteries yet to discover. This diversity is what has helped generate some amazing mammal skills too. Let’s narrow it down though, and focus on some of the most awe-inspiring mammals of the lot: Whales

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Wednesday
Mar162016

Go Batty For Malawi - Bat Conservation In The 'Warm Heart of Africa'

If a map of Africa were a patchwork quilt, Malawi would be the seam that secures Tanzania, Zambia and Mozambique. Green clad covers scatter the landscape and an outstretched, pastel blue patch makes the magnificent Lake Malawi, the third largest lake in Africa.

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Friday
Mar112016

True Traveller Trivia

Think of yourself as a top-notch traveller? Today's trivia quiz will put your worldly knowledge to the test!

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Monday
Mar072016

The Stunning Genetic Defect

There’s no doubt at all that nature can come up with some awesome looking stuff. All over the world, various animals and plants use colour and visuals to attract mates, ward off predators and even disappear into their surroundings. One of the more interesting and stunning things to come out of the natural world is, scientifically speaking, a defect.

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Thursday
Feb252016

Earth's Least Explored Places

Despite the ability of mankind to spread, often in a bad way, across the face of our planet, it can never be underestimated how vast the earth is. For all the expansion we have managed, there are still vast areas of our planet that are sparsely inhabited.

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Monday
Feb222016

Ode To The Ocelot

The world’s big cats are arguably its most iconic animals. The lion, leopard, cheetah and jaguar fill up our wildlife documentaries and photographs as well as many a local myth and legend. But there are some smaller wild cats that deserve some love too. The Americas are full of them, so let’s focus on one in particular: The Ocelot.

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Monday
Feb082016

The Longest Living Species

Despite a pretty good success rate in our tenure on this planet, Homo sapiens haven’t been around that long. We have ancestors dating as far back as six million years ago, but humans in their current form are only about 200,000 years old. This puts us way down the list of longest surviving species. So who’s at the top?

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Wednesday
Feb032016

The Australia Habitat Crisis

Australia still carries an image of a largely untamed landscape and extreme wilderness. Unfortunately, Australia hasn’t avoided the seemingly relentless march of habitat loss, destruction and the problems caused by changing environment.

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Wednesday
Jan272016

QUIZ: How Travel Savvy Are You?

Think of yourself as a talented trakker and experienced explorer? Take our new quiz and discover how travel savvy you really are!

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Monday
Jan252016

Our Closest Relatives

Surely by now, everyone knows that humans are an animal. Furthering that, surely everyone knows we’re an ape too? Good, now that’s out of the way we’ll take a look at our closest animal relatives.

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