Entries in frontier (91)

Wednesday
Jul192017

QUIZ: Which Dolphin Species Are  You?

There are a lot of different dolphin species out there, each with their individual behavioural patterns and unique habits. Take our quiz to find out which dolphin species you are!

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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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Thursday
May112017

QUIZ: Which Ocean Mammal Are  You?

Ocean Mammals rely on the sea for their existence but unlike fish they breathe air and nurse their pups. Some of them can survive on land as well as in the ocean. Find out which Ocean Mammal you are most likely to be!

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Thursday
Dec122013

ZSL reef conference 2013

After a month of hard work on producing a poster for the 16th Annual Reef Conference Meeting which was held by the Zoological Society of London at London Zoo, Matthew Everatt and Kelly Gimson went along to listen to presentations given from scientists from all over the world including Europe and America.

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Thursday
Dec052013

Be inspired: International Volunteer Day 2013

International Volunteer Day (#IVD2013) takes place each year on the 5th December. It is a chance for both volunteers and individuals to promote their contributions to development, as well as raise awareness for volunteering and encourage others to get involved.

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Friday
Dec282012

A Frontier Look Back

It’s that time of year that everyone likes to, or at least feels the need to look back at the past twelve months. Frontier has had a busy year with plenty of new research and a variety of new projects.

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Friday
Nov302012

Gap Year Gear: Alpkit.com

Off to travel the world? Want to have a nice light bag and still be comfy? Let the experts here at Alpkit.com give you some help...today we offer some general backpacking advice, from tips on packing to some of the handiest little products to make life that little bit easier.

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Tuesday
Nov272012

Top 5: South Africa Experiences

Picking just five experiences from a country as multi-faceted and fun-filled as South Africa is a bit like being asked to choose which powers you would have if you were a superhero...You’d want them to be memorable, cool, a little bit weird, and preferably require you to wear a caped costume. Taking these criteria into consideration, here are a few ideas for making your time here pretty damn super...

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Monday
Nov192012

Volunteer Photo of the Week: John Scott (Costa Rica Conservation)

Jack-a-nack-a-nory!! Check out our latest Volunteer Photo of the Week, all the way from Frontier's Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation project by volunteer John Scott. We'll be asking for your votes to crown November's Volunteer Photo of the Month next week, so keep your eyes on Frontier Official Facebook.

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Wednesday
Nov142012

Volunteer of the Month (October) - Harriet Thatcher

Every month we ask staff on one of our Frontier group camps to nominate a Volunteer of the Month. This time it was the turn of our Tanzania camp on Mafia Island, who selected Harriet Smith, a volunteer on our Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Internship. We got in contact to find out what she's been up to and hopefully a little insight into why she is our Volunteer of the Month for October!

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Tuesday
Nov132012

Frontier at Urban Masters 2012 Exhibition 

There's always plenty of hip goings-on around Frontier's Shoreditch based HQ. Bagging some free tix to the Urban Masters 2012 exhibition was too good an opportunity to miss, and our latest journalism recruit, Italo Marzotto, was on hand to attend, mingle and brilliantly interpret this fascinating display of some truly amazing street art.

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Monday
Nov052012

Volunteer Photo of the Week

What lovely shot we've got for you to kick things off for November. Love the focus on the beautifully multi-coloured eye of this chameleon, taken by Rebecca Elliot on Frontier's Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure project. We'd also like to say congratulations to Adam Brierley for winning  the October Volunteer Photo of the Month for October with his incredible photo of the South African coast

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Monday
Oct292012

Volunteer Photo of the Week

Every Monday we do our best to distract you from your back-to-work blues by bringing you a Volunteer Photo of the Week, and as it's the end of the month, we're asking you to vote for your favourite from October over on the Frontier Official Facebook page. This week's winner was taken by Adam Brierley on Frontier's South Africa Wildlife Conservation Volunteer project earlier this year.

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Friday
Oct262012

Where Are They Now?

Frontier staff, interns and volunteers often go on to some pretty exciting positions in the conservation and environmental sectors following their time with us. In 'Where Are They Now?', we catch up with some of these people to show you how valuable being involved in Frontier can be. Today we speak to Elise Belle about her time at Frontier HQ and her current role at Protected Areas Programme with UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre.

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Thursday
Oct252012

Mini Adventures: The Best of Tilt Shift Video

Too many people think that taking a gap year means you have to spend a whole year away (and a whole lot of money). However, it's just not the case! There are countless options open to you which involve short-term placements and projects (as short as 1 week) for very reasonable prices (as little as £299)! Rather than hit you with a list of all the options here, we thought we'd get you in the mood for a miniature adventure in a more abstract way, by sharing with you some of our favourite 'miniature' tilt shift videos.

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