Entries in iinto the wild (5)

Tuesday
Jan232018

The Effect of Climate Change on Wetlands 

Wetland ecosystems are integral for the planet. They provide an array of useful ecological services such as preservation of water quality, erosion buffering, carbon sequestration and nurseries for freshwater and marine species. Above all, they are critical for groundwater recharge and inhibit the effects of flooding...

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Tuesday
Jan162018

Mangroves - Why They’re  Important

Mangroves are commonly described as the ‘forests of the sea’, owing to their roots being submerged in water, whilst adapted to thrive in both freshwater and saline conditions. Due to their ability to withstand challenging conditions such as storm surges and tidal influxes, mangroves are the second most biodiverse ecosystem after the coral reef system...

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Tuesday
Dec192017

Top 5 Christmas  Creatures

Animals represent an important symbol of Christmas. The truth is that many animals are central to the story of Christmas, not only featured in Christmas tales, but signify historical, biblical and mythological associations...

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Monday
Dec042017

Top 5 Places for your Bucket  List

An American writer once said, “twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did.” You definitely don’t want the regret of not visiting the world’s most amazing places. Although there are so many incredible sights across the globe, here are the top 5 worth adding to your Bucket List. Don’t dream of going, make it a reality!

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Tuesday
Nov282017

Democracy in the Wild 

Voting may seem like a predominantly human activity but we are not the only ones who do it. Research has shown that many animals live in a democratic society, making decisions as a group and having their say on what’s best. These animals have adopted unique and fascinating ways to come to a conclusion; maybe we could learn a few lessons from them…

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