Entries in environment (101)

Tuesday
Nov142017

Plant Profile -  Cacti

The Cactus is well known for having unique qualities which helps it to survive in extreme heat and the desert, but that’s not the only reason this plant is fascinating! From special roots and stems, to being a source of food, it’s one nifty succulent – read on to find about more about the wonderful cactus!

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Tuesday
Nov072017

5 Animals with Awesome  Camouflages

Whilst many animals at the top of the food chain do not need elaborate camouflaging mechanisms to go about their daily lives, for lots of other animals it is an essential defence mechanism in order to hide from predators. Here we explore a unique selection of animals and their unbelievable camouflages.

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Thursday
Oct122017

The World's Most Amazing  Waterfalls

Waterfall's are one of Earth's simple pleasures. A simple case of physics, combining water and gravity, resulting in this tremendous landmark. There are so many beautiful waterfall's all over the world, and here we look at the top 5.

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Thursday
Oct052017

Travelling  Patagonia

Patagonia is the name given to a region of southernmost South America that spans parts of Chile and Argentina; it includes the most southerly land on the plant other than the Antarctic. It is a sparsely populated area and therefore it is largely unspoiled by human activity and full of natural wonders for travellers to explore.

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Tuesday
Sep262017

Nature’s Greatest  Travellers

While some animals live in roughly the same area for their entire lives, other species need to move around in order to survive. This article takes a look at some of these animals that show extreme endurance and embark on journeys that put even the toughest marathon runners to shame.

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Thursday
Sep212017

The Dark Secret of Ghost  Fishing

It may sound like some kind of paranormal leisure activity but ghost fishing is actually a devastating by-product of human fishing practices.    

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Wednesday
Sep062017

5 foods affecting the  environment

Most of us are aware of many of the things having a negative effect on the environment in the modern world, but how many of us consider how the food on our plate impacts things like climate change and deforestation? In this article we talk you through 5 foods that are negatively affecting the environment.

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Friday
Sep012017

The Battle For Clean  Air

We may not always notice it, but everyday people in congested UK cities are exposed to illegal levels of air pollution. Not only is this an immediate problem for our climate, but poses severe health risks to the general public. The time for an effective clean air strategy is long overdue - but what is being done?

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Thursday
Aug172017

A Brief History of  Environmentalism

Environmentalism isn’t a product of the post-War era and most certainly isn’t limited to Europe and America. Though considered a new concern, an interest in the environment existed centuries before the modern age. Read on to learn a brief history about this fascinating and consistently current theory!

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Wednesday
Aug092017

QUIZ: Which Bird Of Prey Are  You?

Known for their speed, strength and smarts, birds of prey have a a pretty cool reputation in the animal kingdom. Find out which bird of prey you are!

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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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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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Friday
Dec302016

Top 10: 2016 What We Learned

2016 has seen some bizarre and some wonderful turns of events. With increased tensions between nations and the continued war in Syria, there doesn’t seem much to be happy about this year. That’s is why Frontier is here to give you some reasons why 2016 has been an educational and uplifting year!

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Monday
Dec052016

Top 5: Innovative Eco-Friendly Strategies

There is often a lack of harmony in the human world we make for ourselves, whether it's through pollution, urbanisation or environmental neglect. But there are ecofriendly innovations that have worked to redress the balance and lessen our impact on the natural world, all while benefitting society.

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