Entries in nature (90)

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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Wednesday
Feb172016

QUIZ: Which Animal Family Do You Belong To?

If you're taking this quiz, chances are that you're a human being and a mammal. But are you a mammal at heart too? Whizz through this quiz and discover who your real animal family are!

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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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Thursday
Feb042016

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2015/16

An annual affair for the most innovative photographers across the world, this competition not only showcases individual skills, it also brings important global issues to the forefront and sheds a light on species and landscapes that are under attack.

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Monday
Feb012016

Reintroducing New Species: Yes Or No?

It’s a tricky call to make, whether or not the introduction or even reintroduction of a species is a good move or not. Despite all the scientific data and research that are available to us, it always throws up surprises and problems that no amount of planning revealed...

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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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Monday
Jan182016

Why Do Birds Sing?

It is getting less, but soon, as soon as spring comes around, we will wake up to birds singing again at dawn. It is not just cliché, birds really do sing mostly – and most prominently – in the morning. But why do they sing at all?

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Wednesday
Jan132016

How Effective Are Conservation Strategies?

Wildlife conservation is receiving extensive attention, with more organizations and coalitions being created with the aim to preserve wildlife.

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Wednesday
Jan132016

QUIZ: Which Habitat Would Suit Your Personality Best?

Ever wondered where you'd live if you were an animal? Are you a forest dweller, mountaineer, deep sea diver or Arctic recluse? Well, take our new quiz and find out which habitat suits you best!

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Monday
Jan112016

Five Ways Animals Are Better Than Humans

From Blue Whales and Elephants to hummingbirds and Thailand 2 gram bumblebee bats – its all possible in the animal kingdom. Humans are supposed to be at the top of the food chain; we have built cities, explored the world… Our list of accomplishments is long, and yet, animals still surpass us in many ways!

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Tuesday
Jan052016

Endangered Birds of the United Kingdom

When we think of species extinction and animal conservation, we often think of poaching in Africa, exotic animals in the tropics or tigers. Truth is, there are animals much closer to home needing our attention as well.

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Wednesday
Dec302015

Is anthropomorphism bad for wildlife conservation? 

“The world is too PC!”  We’ve all heard that one before. Like health and safety it was meant to make us all - well – safer; but for political correctness, health and safety, and just about anything really, there’s always people who take it too far.

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Friday
Dec182015

Why Is Everyone Talking About Sustainability?

Why is everyone suddenly talking about sustainability? It is the same as discussing climate change and the environment? What does it mean for our food, travel or energy to be sustainable? Here is what you need to know about sustaining our planet and what our future could look like.

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