Entries in wildlife conservation (23)

Friday
Dec042015

Happy World Wildlife Conservation Day!

It’s World Wildlife Conservation Day!

You know at least one endangered animal; you have seen Will Young and the WWF’s recent campaign #WorldNeedsLove, here is what we are really fighting for in animal conservation.

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Monday
Nov162015

Stick Your Neck Out To Save The Giraffes 

Conservation has increased its importance over the last years. More organisations and governments are getting involved in raising awareness and supporting wildlife conservation. One of the animals which have caught their attention is the giraffe.

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Monday
Oct122015

Alternatives to University

Results day is over and decisions have had to be made. For most, the next step is university, but it’s not for everyone, and there are plenty of options. Maybe you have spent the summer pondering over choices, still confused as to where life will take them next. Here are just a few of options which may suit you better than going straight into education.

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Wednesday
Sep022015

Travel the world as a volunteer

Volunteering at the local food shelter or RSPCA, which is very noble and helps your community. But once you are ready to leave home and travel, you can still volunteer and help out across the world. Whether in a community or with wildlife, or even putting your teaching or medical skills to work, there is always someone who will embrace it and be grateful for your help.

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Thursday
Dec182014

10 Deadly facts about animals 

Animals are often associated with cute photos of cats, dog, birds or even happy sloths and monkeys in the wild… But there is more to the story. Did you that African hunting dogs are some of the most efficient predators? Or that honey badgers are the most fearless animals on the planet? Get ready for 10 deadly facts about animals!

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Monday
Dec152014

Canine Distemper Virus posing a serious threat to the 50-year survival of wild tiger species

A virus, mainly affecting dogs, is threatening the remaining, endangered wild populations of tigers worldwide. If left unattended, it poses a serious threat to this species, now risking extinction within 50 years. Any conservation efforts towards tigers must keep Canine Distemper Virus in their sights if we are to help this majestic animal survive as long as possible.

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Monday
Dec012014

Wildlife in the wild: Here are the best spots

Staring into the eyes of a caged lion is not much fun, is it? There are so many better ways to explore wildlife than visiting a zoo that will often offer you a much more limited experience. Truth to be told, animals will always be happier in the wild but the question is: How do you find them? Where do you go? Here are the best places to spot exotic animals.

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Thursday
Nov132014

Four successful reintroduction programmes

Once a species becomes endangered, it is critical to work to preserve its habitat and remaining individuals, lest it disappear from our world. Occasionally, wildlife conservation projects and organisations can be so effective so as to reverse the process and reintroduce a species into the wild, where it will no longer need human intervention.

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Wednesday
Nov052014

This Is Why Wildlife Has Halved Since 1975

Every year we lose species, every year nature as well as wildlife is suffering as a result of human behaviour and it’s even worse than we thought. A new report from London Zoological Society claims that the world’s wildlife population has halved in the past 40 years making the situation worse than previously thought.

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Wednesday
Oct022013

Lokobe Strict Reserve or Lokobe National Park?

Within the coming weeks Lokobe Reserve will be open to the general public due to the Malagasy Authorities changing the status of this dry deciduous Sambriano forest area, but is this a good or bad thing?

 

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Thursday
Jul182013

Falling through the gap: tips to ensure your year away doesn’t harm animals

Volunteering at a conservation or wildlife centre can be a life-changing experience – but how do you make sure that your adventure contributes to a positive experience for the animals as well?

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Monday
Jul082013

Obama launches initiative to combat illegal wildlife trafficking

According to the White House officials, President Obama will be launching a new major initiative in Tanzania, aimed at combating illegal wildlife trafficking.

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Friday
Nov022012

Frontier Project News Roundup - October

Frontier's volunteers have been busy bees this month on our group projects so we've rounded up the best project news from October. There's been some exciting new developments in Costa Rica and Madagascar with new butterfly and mouse lemur projects being launched, whilst over in Cambodia the team has been doing their part in reducing the impact of illegal logging activities in the Oddar Meanchey Province. You can find out more about Frontier's scientific research projects by visiting the Society for Environmental Exploration (SEE) website.

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Wednesday
Oct032012

Midweek Madness - Top 20 Weird Animal Facts

Life is often full of trivia as much as it is the weird and wonderful. Into the Wild attempts to combine the two to brighten up your Wednesday by bringing you the top 20 strangest and most random animal facts we could find!

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Thursday
May312012

Into the Wild: Frontier in the News

Frontier’s Namibia Carnivore Conservation Programme  has just been featured in today’s metro for the sterling work it’s been carrying out using radio collars to track cheetahs. Here’s what the metro had to say....

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