Entries in science news (13)

Wednesday
Nov302016

New Research: Pilot Whales Babysit Calves

A team of scientists discover a new behaviour displayed by Pilot Whales in Canada. Just like babysitting in humans, alloparental care is the care of a young animal by another adult that is not its parent, known as the alloparent. The phenomenon is common in many social animals, even fish, but this is the first study identifying it in Pilot Whales.

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Tuesday
Nov292016

Eco therapy: A Growing Science

You may have heard of the recently growing science of Eco therapy, a new idea that focuses on the mental health and wellbeing nature can provide for us. From healing drug addiction, improving social interactions, increasing academic performance and reducing depression, Eco therapy has a potential to improve many people’s lives and livelihoods.

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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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Thursday
Jan292015

Dolphin Rehabilitation: A good deed or just plain cruelty?

Captive rehabilitation is often promoted as a good deed with the animals’ wellbeing in mind and a way of saving stranded dolphins so that they can be released back into the wild. Unfortunately that is not the whole story. Many dolphins never leave captivity once they have been “rescued” due to the low success rate of captive rehabilitation. Marine mammals such as dolphins simply aren’t made for life behind bars. 

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Friday
Dec142012

Science Club - Weekly News Round Up 

It's been another great week in our Science Club. We've had news that Costa Rica has become the first Latin American country to ban hunting as a sport and one of our writer's brought us the interesting news that some of our coffee maybe coming to us through a unique and controversial way.

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Friday
Nov022012

Science Club weekly roundup!

Roll up, roll up and get your latest fix of all that's been happening in the world of conservation. Look out for all the latest science news over on the Science Club tab updated continually by our in house team of scientists and journalists. We bring you coverage of current conservation debates as well as bring you the quirkier science news in the media to keep you as informed as possible of all that's going on in the science world.

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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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Friday
Sep142012

Science Club...Be Part of it!

This is your chance to catch up with this week's Science Club, lovingly maintained by our fantastic team of in-house scientists and journalists to deliver the most interesting and important science news from around the world to you, our lovely readers. So what's been going on...

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Friday
Aug312012

SCIENCE CLUB...BE PART OF IT! 

Here is where you can get your weekly catch up with our Science Club, maintained by our fantastic team of scientists in Frontier's Research & Development department. So what's been going on...

 

 

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Thursday
Aug232012

Frontier Project News Roundup - August

In this month’s project roundup we bring you details of what’s been happening on Frontier’s main conservation projects across the world including some exciting new sightings by Frontier in Cambodia. For regular updates on project news makes sure you check out the Project News tab on The Society for Environmental Exploration (SEE) website.

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Friday
Aug172012

Science Club...Be Part of it!

Get your weekly science fix and catch up with our Science Club, lovingly maintained by our fantastic team of scientists in Frontier's Research & Development department. So what's been going on...?

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Thursday
May242012

New ‘Map of Life’ will show location and range of every species on the planet.

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder aim to document biodiversity around the world with a new project dubbed the ‘Map of Life’.

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Friday
Oct282011

Technology and Innovation: A Cure for Malaria?

This week's theme of technology and innovation has been full of wonderful ideas. Today we look at another: the fight against malaria.

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