Entries in conservation (207)

Friday
Jul212017

The Effects of Global Warming on  Mangroves

Mangroves have been a beneficial source of life from the start. But as global warming becomes a greater threat to the ecosystem, mangroves have been dying out, causing more and more problems along the shoreline.

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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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Wednesday
Jul122017

QUIZ: Which Frontier Project Should you Do In  Autumn?

Summer is here but, as we all know, it's fleeting; autumn will be upon us soon. For some this is their favourite season, for others it's just the soggy precursor to further plummeting temperatures. Take our quiz to find out where you should volunteer this autumn:

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Wednesday
Jul122017

Shark Conservation: Why Is It Important To Protect Our Ocean  Predators?

The rise of blockbuster films such as Jaws and Sharknado and their depiction of sharks as terrifying, merciless human-killers has very much promoted an 'us vs them' mentality surrounding sharks - but are they really deserving of such an infamous reputation?

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Wednesday
Jul052017

How AI Can Provide A Sustainable Future 

Whether time isn’t on our side or human error is too great a factor, artificial intelligence (AI) can be a great addition to our lives. Applied already in many forms within many industries, global focus is ever shifting toward sustainability. So how can AI provide a sustainable future?

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Tuesday
Jul042017

8 Reasons To The Ban Ivory  Trade

Every 25 minutes, another elephant is killed for its tusks. Everyday, another poacher poses with a new corpse. And apparently, every year another debate is held over the ethics behind the ivory trade.

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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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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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Monday
Dec192016

Top 5: Inspirational Women in Conservation

Here are 5 inspirational women whose contributions to conservation have benefitted the natural world and our attitude towards it.

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Tuesday
Dec132016

Does Rehabilitation Of Species Work?

Rehabilitation can aid species conservation through releasing healthy individuals into wild populations and educating the public about threats to their survival. But how well does it work and can it save every species?

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Friday
Nov182016

Flagship Species: Are They Necessary?

Everyone knows about the conservation story of the Panda, Orangutan and Elephant, yet despite the planet current mass extinction occurring, little is discussed in the mainstream media about the less cuddly species going extinct. We investigate whether flagship species actually aid in the conservation of all threatened species.

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Monday
Jul252016

GPS Tracking Technology To Save Endangered Hawksbill Turtles

Sometimes it feels like the world is advancing at an unprecedented rate, but that isn’t always a bad thing and in this case it is actually very positive. In April, the Nature Conservancy and scientists in the Arnavon Community Marine Conservation area tagged ten endangered Hawksbills with GPS trackers and have been collecting data on them ever since.

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Monday
Jul182016

The Devastating Impact of Coral Bleaching 

The devastating coral bleaching event that is currently sweeping the globe and leaving devastated reefs in its wake is now set to continue through to 2017, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Monday
Jun202016

World Sea Turtle Day, Marine News And The Extinction Of The Bramble Cay Melomy: 14th – 20th June 2016

This week we have news relating to climate change, World Sea Turtle Day, the stranding of pilot whales, a move forwards for the Sandpiper bird species and the discovery of coral reef bright spots so it is definitely worth having a read!

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Wednesday
May042016

QUIZ: What's Your Inner Endangered Animal?

Have you ever wondered which endangered animal you are? Maybe you already were, in a past life... Find out what your inner endangered animal is!

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