Entries in wildlife (142)

Wednesday
Sep202017

The dark side of wildlife  souvenirs

Everyone likes to buy souvenirs to bring home with them after their travels; they can be a great way to remember your trip. However, some of the souvenirs on offer around the world have a dark secret and could be seriously harming the local wildlife.

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Monday
Sep182017

Top 5 underappreciated  species

There are certain species of animal in the world that constantly appear on wildlife documentaries and are known for being cute and charismatic. However there are countless other species that are often ignored and remain under the radar when it comes to awareness. Here we take a look at 5 underappreciated species!

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Tuesday
Sep122017

The charismatic megafauna  problem

Charismatic megafauna – a.k.a. cute, recognisable and fluffy (mostly) animals - have become the customary flagship species for most conservation groups and steal the spotlight when it comes to media attention.

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Monday
Sep112017

5 things you can do to attract wildlife to your  garden

As well as large-scale conservation projects, it’s also important to help wildlife at a local level. There are so many things you can do, even with a small space, to attract wildlife to your garden, here we talk you through five of the best ideas!

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Thursday
Sep072017

Top 5 Countries to Visit for Birdwatching 

Birds are amazing creatures that are extremely diverse and interesting. From the smallest hummingbird to the tallest ostrich, from seed-eating sparrows to sloth-eating harpy eagles, this article talks you through some of the most interesting birds in the world and the amazing countries where you can find them.

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Wednesday
Aug162017

Can We Guess Your Next Trip Based On Your  Eco-Knowledge?

Think you know your Arctic Ice Cap from your Tundra Biome? Test your eco-knowledge and we'll guess which project is your next!

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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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Tuesday
Jul252017

Top 5 Snowy  Destinations

Sometimes, when temperatures plummet, the beauty of a place only increases when it receives its gift from the skies - snow. Whilst a lot of us look to warmer destinations during the blistering winter months, we’re here to make a case for some of the snowier sceneries out there.

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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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Wednesday
Jul052017

QUIZ: Which Island Should You Visit  Next?

There are so many islands in the world, each with their own unique landscapes and cultures - it's impossible to choose which to make your next travel destination! But don't fret, we're here to help you figure out which island is best suited for your next trip!

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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
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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Wednesday
Dec282016

The Conservation Status Of Christmas Wildlife

Colder weather is no problem for well adapted winter species around Christmas time, yet light pollution, climate change and hunting all threaten the species that we usually associate with the festive season. But there are also conservation success stories...

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Monday
Oct312016

EcoTourism: Are Species Benefiting? 

The rise of Ecotourism is a great conservation success story, motivating poor communities towards preserving species for profit, however, it is unclear how much frequent contact with humans affects species loved by tourists. What is the future of the ecotourism industry? Our Online Media Intern investigates.

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