Entries in desert (7)

Tuesday
Nov142017

Plant Profile -  Cacti

The Cactus is well known for having unique qualities which helps it to survive in extreme heat and the desert, but that’s not the only reason this plant is fascinating! From special roots and stems, to being a source of food, it’s one nifty succulent – read on to find about more about the wonderful cactus!

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Monday
Aug242015

Incredible Animal Adaptations

Adaptation is but a season finale in the perpetual series that is evolution—it's how the Earth continues to enjoy unbelievable biodiversity since the dawn of life nearly 4 billion years ago. Adaptive traits allow organisms to respond to various environmental triggers. Below is a spotlight on several unbelievable animal and insect adaptations that will make your jaw drop!

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Monday
Jun092014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Jonathon Taylor

Jonathon Taylor took this picture in the southern area of Kunene Region, whilst on Frontier’s Namibia Desert Elephant Conservation

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Monday
Mar312014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Jonathon Taylor 

A touching photograph of a mother elephant and her calf, taken on the Namibia Desert Elephant Conservation project by Jonathon Taylor.

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Monday
Oct212013

Volunteer photo of the week: Stephen Yang

This incredibly striking photo was taken by Stephen Yang who volunteered for the Australia Ethical Conservation Experience, and is this weeks volunteer photo of the week.

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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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Thursday
Sep062012

Into The Wild Meets: Chris Scott - Adventure Travel Writer

Chris Scott is considered the man in the know when it comes to adventure travel in the Sahara desert, and with over 30 expeditions under his belt since 1982, it’s no mystery as to why. Motorcycle, taxi, camel caravan, 4WD, Mercedes saloon…he’s done it all and that’s why his books are considered bibles for anyone pursuing similar adventures. Into The Wild caught up with Chris to find out what brings him back to the Sahara and what his adventures are all about…

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