Entries in research (19)

Wednesday
Jan042017

The 3 R's Of Animal Testing

With potential new drugs being tested rocketing each year, the time for a drug to reach the market taking 10-15 years, the cost of drug development increasing and the higher use of animals for animal testing, Frontier asks: is animal testing really viable?

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Monday
Nov142016

Top 5: Debunking The Climate Change Myths

Did you know 4 out of 10 Americans and one third of Congress don’t believe in climate change? If you are also in doubt, have no fear, Frontier is here to debunk the myths.

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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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Monday
Sep282015

The Unseen Extinction: Mass Mortality Of Monarch Butterflies

The monarch butterfly is a little known species yet just 5% of its original population remains. This is yet another example of human-driven population declines and conservation work is urgently needed within their North American home range.

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Thursday
Oct232014

Madagascan Reptiles are Heading Towards the Brink 

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species reports that, alarmingly, nearly 40% of Madagascar’s reptiles are facing an increased risk of extinction. The survival of these species will only be secured through the successful management of the island’s protected areas. 

 

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Thursday
Sep042014

Which species do we save?

According to the IUCN Red List, there are currently more than 22,000 species categorised as vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered. In an ideal world we would be able to save all of these species but in reality this just isn’t possible.

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Wednesday
Jul092014

The threat to unexplored depths

Two recent discoveries at the bottom of the ocean have highlighted how little we really know about our planet’s least explored and most threatened ecosystem.

 

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Thursday
Jun122014

New kids on the block

Over 18,000 new species were identified last year; meet some of the weird and wonderful animals, plants and even microbe

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Wednesday
May212014

Frontier Work on Herpetofauna Published

Madagascar Forest team’s work on surveying reptiles and amphibians has found a new species to Nosy Be and produced the first assessment of Nosy Komba.

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Thursday
Apr032014

How Volunteers Can Contribute to Conservation Projects

When volunteers come out onto the Frontier Costa Rica forest project, they like to get involved in the surveys in the hope of seeing interesting animals.

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Wednesday
Dec182013

Frontier Costa Rica Forest Research Programme: November Science Update

November has been an intense and highly productive month.

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Friday
Jan252013

Science Club Round Up

Your weekly collection of Science news from around the world all in one handy place. We've got stressed monkey, blood-sucking flies and a few celebrity spiders all here this week for your reading pleaure.

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Sunday
Dec302012

December Project Round-Up 

December was a quieter month for our projects but there has still been some interesting and important research from Costa Rica and Tanzania. For all of our project news please visit the Society for Environmental Exploration (SEE) website.

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Sunday
Dec092012

Science Club Weekly Round Up

Here is our weekly round up of all of our great Science Club articles. This week sees both good news and bad news with the re-introduction of locally extinct species and a worrying look at the dwindling African Lion numbers.

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Sunday
Sep302012

Science Club: Your Weekly Dose

Is your brain screaming out for the latest science news? Fear not, we're here to help. Check out this week's Science Club overview and simply click on any of the articles you just have to read more of...from the updated IUCN status of the pangolin to the latest theoriy on the evolution of gliding animals, it's all there waiting for you.

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