Articles Tagged with the word ‘wildlife’

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/ Environment, Science

08 Sep 2015


As humanity’s quest for knowledge deepens into the cosmos, perhaps we should bow modestly to the ungraspable complexity of life here on Earth, says Marcus Nield


/ Conservation, Environment

24 Aug 2015


Poachers have driven rhino numbers dangerously low, but new initiative Rhinos Without Borders aims to boost the population and provide a safer haven for those at risk

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/ Conservation, Environment, Positive Perspective

17 Jul 2015


The dramatic growth of ecological restoration, from mass reforestation to the large-scale reintroductions of long-lost species, is providing a welcome cause for optimism among often overly-pessimistic conservationists, argues Marcus Nield

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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

03 Jul 2015


Running the entire length of South America to help save wildlife simply wasn't enough for Katharine and David Lowrie. After circumnavigating their way around the continent, Naomi Tolley catches up with the couple as they sail home from Uruguay to the UK


/ Environment

08 Jun 2015


New legislation in New Zealand dictates that animals can feel both positive and negative emotions, and takes steps to improve animal welfare in research

Two members of the research team and the stone wall they helped build to preserve a forest in Ethiopia. Photo by Meg Lowman.

/ Conservation, Environment, Spirit

23 Mar 2015


A bottom-up approach to biodiversity that takes into account the values of local people is helping to protect hundreds of plant and animal species in Ethiopia

(c) Heather Thorkelson

/ Conservation, Environment

08 Jul 2014


British oil company Soco International plc is to end its operations in the Virunga World Heritage Site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)


/ Conservation, Environment

28 Apr 2014


Scientists have discovered an easier method of monitoring the otherwise elusive great crested newt

Minke Whale in the Indian Ocean

/ Conservation

22 Apr 2014


A new ruling to end century-long whale hunting in the Southern Ocean has been challenged by the Japanese government, but will still result in fewer whales being killed

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/ Environment

09 Dec 2013


More than 400 new plant and animal species have been discovered in the Amazon in the last three years

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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

06 Dec 2013


Observing wild animals is not only a breathtaking spectacle, it’s good for our wellbeing too. However, the impact on natural habitats isn’t always so positive. Aaron Millar outlines four destinations that balance tourism and conservation

Boxes of Bees

/ Environment

18 Nov 2013


Once extinct in the UK, short-haired bumblebees are thriving in Kent thanks to a three-year-long project

Ouklanda rafting

/ Positive Travel

14 Nov 2013


Where the Arctic Circle and the vast Russian borderlands meet, there's a land known to locals as one of the world's final frontiers. Remote, vast and untamed, Oulanka National Park in Finland is the ultimate adventure and nature travel destination – and it needn't cost the Earth to visit, writes Naomi Tolley

British Actress Anna Friel visits Virunga National Park as part of the campaign © WWF

/ Environment

17 Oct 2013


A new short film hopes to rally vast support for the protection of a lesser-known but vitally important part of Africa, now endangered by exploration for oil by a British company. Nicola Slawson heads to the premiere to discover what makes Virunga special


/ Environment

16 Aug 2013


New wildlife-rich meadows will be created around the UK to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation

Austria travel

/ Positive Travel

01 Aug 2013


Outside of the ski season, summer in the Austrian Alps offers holiday bargains, empty mountains and, if you’re so inclined, therapeutic naked saunas. Claudia Cahalane straps on her walking boots and heads to the hills

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/ Positive People

26 Jul 2013


After June Haimoff lost her house, partner & beloved boat, she went around the world to find a new home. She ended up saving thousands of turtles' lives and is now a leading conservationst. She tells Lorenza Bacino her story

Whitetip shark

/ Environment

25 Jul 2013


Millions of sharks will be saved every year following international agreement


, / Environment, Positive Perspective

24 May 2013


The push for a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides – believed to be linked to a dramatic decline in the populations of bees and other pollinators – mobilised millions of European citizens, some of them for the first time, says Brigit Strawbridge


/ Environment, Positive Products

06 May 2013


10% of profits from new mobile phone service will go to WWF