Entries in nature (87)

Wednesday
Dec282016

The Conservation Status Of Christmas Wildlife

Colder weather is no problem for well adapted winter species around Christmas time, yet light pollution, climate change and hunting all threaten the species that we usually associate with the festive season. But there are also conservation success stories...

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Monday
Jul182016

The Devastating Impact of Coral Bleaching 

The devastating coral bleaching event that is currently sweeping the globe and leaving devastated reefs in its wake is now set to continue through to 2017, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Monday
Jun132016

World Oceans Day, Swedish Coal Sales, Light Pollution and a Climate Change Breakthrough: 7th – 13th June 2016

Well that’s another week that has been and gone and along with it came a whole host of environment news. This week we are looking at World Oceans Day, Swedish coal sales, a study related to the world’s light pollution and a climate change breakthrough in Iceland. Here’s your weekly Frontier environment news roundup:

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Thursday
Jun092016

How To Make Your Lifestyle Eco-Friendly

Being eco-friendly isn’t about drastic change and massive overhaul. It’s not about spending loads of extra money in the hope of making it back someday. It’s not about sacrificing how you live your life. It really can be done with just a few small changes that you'll barely notice.

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Wednesday
May042016

QUIZ: What's Your Inner Endangered Animal?

Have you ever wondered which endangered animal you are? Maybe you already were, in a past life... Find out what your inner endangered animal is!

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Friday
Apr152016

The Huge Problem of Elephant Poaching

It’s another day in the calendar to recognise the plea of one of mankind’s favourite animals. Save The Elephants Day falls on April 16 and a huge surge in conservation and awareness is planned for the day.

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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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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
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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Friday
Mar112016

Rhino Poaching Has Repuslive Record Year

As one of the poster children for world animal conservation, the Rhino gets plenty of attention and plenty of column inches. But how much real help? How much real progress to protect it? Well, new figures published recently by the IUCN tell a chilling story.

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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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Friday
Mar042016

True Traveller Trivia

How worldly are you? Today's newest Traveller quiz will put your globe-trotting knowledge to the test!

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Thursday
Mar032016

How Whale Beaching & Ship Collisions Are Effecting Whale Populations 

Already some of the most endangered species, whales have, in recent years, seemed to come up against two more frequent threats which are slowly but surely wreaking havoc on their populations globally.

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Monday
Feb292016

Wakey Wakey! 5 Animals to be Stirring from Hibernation

Wakey Wakey! In December Frontier published a blog going into some of the science of what hibernation is and which animals go through it. Ring any bells? Well, now we’re in March and spring is knocking on the door, it’s a good time to revisit the subject and see who’s soon to be stirring from their winter slumber.

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