Entries in nature (92)

Monday
Oct202014

Animal spirits: Your ticket straight to wonderland

According to Native American beliefs, human beings have 9 animal spirits, also called animal guides, to follow you throughout your life. Some of these come in and out of our lives, while others will stay beside you for your entire lifetime.

 

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Friday
Oct172014

A Day in the Life of a Sloth

Frontier has been lucky enough to discover a genuine page from a sloth’s diary! One of our volunteers while working on Frontier’s Costa Rica Animal Rescue Centre project, found the excerpt while out trekking.

 

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Thursday
Oct022014

Frontier's Wildlife & Nature Photography Competition - Who Snapped their way to Glory?

This month, Frontier hosted a Wildlife & Nature Photography competition to reward and highlight the creative spark of our volunteers and the good work they have carried out abroad.

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Monday
Sep292014

5 HEARTY FACTS FOR WORLD HEART DAY

It’s World Heart Day, so let’s delve in to the animal kingdom and feast upon it’s many wonderful varieties!

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Thursday
Sep252014

Whaling set to continue in Japan

It has been over six months since the International Court of Justice has banned whaling in the Antarctic, but Japanese government officials continue to argue in favour of the practice.

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Wednesday
Sep242014

Eye say! Animals with amazing eyes

Eyes are often quoted as the gateway into the soul, but some of the critters on this list are quite frankly creepy to enter a staring stand-off with!

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Monday
Sep222014

All Creatures Great and Small

Why is it important to not neglect larger animals in an ecosystem when directing conservation efforts?

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Thursday
Sep112014

Zeal for Seals

Mostly in Canada and Norway, hunters kill many seals because they are paid per animal. Younger seals, from 14 days to 1 year are the most popular. The trade of this species holds up the hunt. To fight this and to preserve the seals, the European Union wanted to act.

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Wednesday
Sep032014

The 5 brainiest birds on earth

In the old days birds were used as messengers, trusted with responsibility and valued for their skills. Throughout history they have also been portrayed as something dark and scary and mysterious creatures carrying dark secrets, whether it was as a witch’s helper in a fairy tale or flying Hitchcock killers seeking to destroy us.

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Wednesday
Jul302014

Law of Nature: the International court for environmental crimes

In the international community, an ecological idea is growing up: the establishment of an international criminal court for the environment.

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Friday
Jul252014

Mangrove day 2014

It is a tree...It is seaweed....no, it is a Mongrove! The plant growing on tropical coasts has puzzled generations of botanists for being the only tree able to survive salted water’s inundation.

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Wednesday
Jul162014

Bees Buzz Off: The decline of bees and what it means for us

You might have mixed feelings when you think about bees. Tasty honey probably comes to mind, but along with painful stings and unwelcome additions to summer picnics. Perhaps you think that fewer bees wouldn’t be such a bad thing? But bees are important pollinators that play a vital role in all of our lives.

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Thursday
Jul102014

Is elephant trekking ethical?

Elephants have been an integral part of Thai communities for centuries. Until logging ban in 1989, elephants were used to transport heavy loads for logging companies.

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Monday
Jul072014

Volunteer Photo of the week: Alyssa Lammiman

Thursday
Jun122014

Ecotourism DIY: Instruction for Usage  

Once upon a time, tourism only consisted of a few different things: you’d visit a place, take as many pictures as possible and buy quite tacky souvenirs.

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