Entries in Environment News (32)

Thursday
Jul132017

The Risks of  Activism

In a time where the environment faces an ever-growing threat at the hands private corporations and state neglect, activist activity is needed like never before. But standing up the environment can come with grave, sometimes life-threatening risks.

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Thursday
Jun292017

How Should We Approach Wildlife  Crime?

As demand rises for increasingly scarce animals so too does the fight against poaching. Many nations are looking to toughen up on wildlife crime. This is a look into a progressive way to tackle poaching and how we deal with wildlife crime.

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Tuesday
Jun202017

Can Oil Rigs Become Artificial Reefs? 

Offshore oil rigs have always been an unsightly enemy to environmentalists and the environment alike. The everlasting connection between oil rigs and oil spills continues to live on in international memory...

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Thursday
Jun152017

US Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Agreement: What Next? 

In June 2017, President Trump announced his withdrawal of the United States from the COP21 Climate Accord, making it one of only three countries that did not sign the agreement. Naturally, this action was met with frustration by parties, politicians and civilians all over the world.

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Thursday
Feb232017

Energy Poverty: Bridging The  Gap

While Solar Energy may be taking off in many parts of the world, there are some places that are being left in the dark.

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Monday
Dec192016

Environment News: Trump, Hippo's & Robins songs 18th-24th December 2016

Last week there were a view revelations for the environment; Trump surprises us all by hiring a climate change believer into cabinet, Hippo’s shine light on what Africa’s savannahs would look like without elephants and ecologists discover how Britain’s most loved bird, the robin, is affected by urban light and noise pollution.

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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
Oct272016

Bioluminescence: Tropical Forest Species And How They Can Shed Light On New Medicines

The natural world has been creating light for over 400 million years through chemical reactions. In the ocean, more than 90% of species use bioluminescence to light up their lives, however, did you know bioluminescence has evolved in some land species too. Fireflies, fungi and even snails use light to survive. The amazing skills these species possess can even aid in medical research! 

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Tuesday
Oct112016

When Wellbeing Meets The Environment: Environment News 2nd-10th October

This weeks Environmentnews looks at the relationship between the enviroment and individuals.

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Tuesday
Oct042016

"Red Ivory", Real Ivory and the Bees of Hawaii: Environment News 26th Sep - 4th Oct

This week's environment news hails the global conservation efforts of the CITES CoP17 conference in Johannesburg as well as a new designation for the protection of Hawaii's most threatened bees. here's you weekly news roundup:

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Thursday
Sep222016

The Future of Our Food: Hydroponics

With an ever increasing population, the increase of food sustainability is more important than ever. Will this initive solution to growing crops provide a solution? Our Journalism Intern investigates this new technique and discovers that it can even be occurring right under our feet!

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Monday
Sep192016

Saving Lands, Saving Animals, Saving People: 6th -14th September

This week’s environment news will look at efforts being taken to save the bountiful Donana National Park, one Rwanda’s conservationists efforts to preserve the grey-crowned crane, and how Black Lives Matter demand their voice be heard amidst the climate crisis.

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Tuesday
Sep062016

Major Wildlife and Environmental Breakthroughs, and a Fish Called Obama: 30th August - 6th September

This weeks environment news has seen great strides in both conservation and tackling climate change; from G20 to Pandas back from the brink, and even the 'Obama Fish', here's your weekly news roundup:

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Wednesday
Aug312016

Corporate Pressure, Climate Commitments and a Ban For Microbeads: 23rd - 29th August 2016

A lot's happened over the past week, from big parlimentrary steps in the fight on microbeads, to huge companies pressuring nations to cease funding fossil fuels. Meanwhile the islands of the South Pacific are steaming ahead in the race to renewables with some truly impressive climate commitments!

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Monday
Aug222016

Rewilding, Bee Declines and Dolphin Discoveries: 15th – 22nd August 2016

The weeks seem to be flying by at the moment but that’s ok as that means it’s time for our Frontier news round up again! Last week we saw a whole host of positive news pieces related to species discoveries, recoveries and births and while we’ve witnessed a bit more of a mixed batch this week on the whole it’s still looking quite positive.

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