Entries in #environment (18)

Wednesday
Dec062017

2 Weeks in  Tenerife

I  have grown up near the seaside and lived near the sea all my life. Having a full-time  job as a scientist in human genetics, I try to do my best to spend my free time either by sailing trips or by diving.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

The  Shearwater

Although Frontier Tenerife has a primary aim of studying and highlighting the impact of human activities on native Whale and Dolphin species, did you know that there are other species living on the island that can also be effected by mankind?

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Wednesday
Nov222017

Do You Want To Go To A Dolphin  Show?

Before you say ‘Yes!’ and get excited about seeing these marvellous creatures smiling, jumping around and splashing water all over the place, you need to stop for a second and try to think about it from a different perspective. From their perspective.

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Thursday
Nov162017

Eco-Tourism

Dolphin and Whale watching are highly popular tourist activities in Tenerife, but did you know that there are both national and international laws to govern how these activities should be conducted?

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Thursday
Nov092017

Meet The Pilot  Whales

The short finned pilot whale, also known to scientists as Globicephala macrorhynchus, is one of the four resident species around Tenerife Island, along with the sperm whale, the bottlenose dolphins and Risso’s dolphins.

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Wednesday
Nov012017

Finding a new home away from  home

Have you ever seen a blindfolded woman climb into a horse drawn carriage?

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Wednesday
Oct042017

From Volunteer to Staff  Member

I first joined Frontier as a volunteer in early October 2016. At the time I was studying Exotic Animal Management and was required to complete 300 hours of work experience in an animal based sector, and I tell you what, the 133 hours I gained from frontier was some of the best life experience I have ever had.

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Wednesday
Sep272017

How To Reduce Your Plastic Waste While  Travelling

You don't necessarily have to live a ‚zero waste‘ lifestyle to make a positive impact on your ecological footprint and contribute to conservation efforts. Reducing your plastic waste would be a first, very important step to getting there.

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Wednesday
Sep062017

Tenerife Hasn't Seen The Last Of  Me

My expectations of Tenerife were far exceeded when I arrived, there's always something different to see in every direction, from picture perfect mountain peaks, rustic villages, tall rigorous cliffs and of course, the open blue sea that surrounds you!

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Wednesday
Aug302017

Island of  Variety

It's no wonder Tenerife is one of the most popular destinations for European tourists: 350 days of sun and a subtropical climate are the reasons that the largest of the Canary Islands is also called the “Island of Eternal Spring“.

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