Articles Tagged with the word ‘wildlife’

 
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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 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

 
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/ Environment

18 Nov 2013

 

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

 
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/ 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

 
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/ Environment

16 Aug 2013

 

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

 
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/ 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

 
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/ Environment

25 Jul 2013

 

Millions of sharks will be saved every year following international agreement

 
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, / 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

 
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/ Environment, Positive Products

06 May 2013

 

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

 
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/ Environment

15 Apr 2013

 

Fish stocks and fish diversity are increasing in some English rivers following the work of community groups

 
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/ Environment

21 Mar 2013

 

The United Nation’s International Day of Forests aims to inform people across the world about how important trees really are, and why they need our help

 
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/ Environment

16 Mar 2013

 

Proposed fishing policy protecting endangered stocks and banning discards and has been given the majority vote by MEPs

 
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/ Food

16 Mar 2013

 

MEPs have banned wasteful practices to try to make EU fishing more sustainable. But it's not just policymakers who can have an impact, argues the Marine Conservation Society. Bernadette Clarke explains choices consumers can make to help secure the future of fish

 
Palms in Lake Rogaguado, Beni, Bolivia (c) WWF Bolivia, Omar Rocha
 

/ Environment

11 Mar 2013

 

Forging "a truly harmonious relationship" with Mother Earth is at the core of the Bolivian government's creation of a new protected wetland – an area bigger than the Netherlands and Belgium combined - making it the largest of its kind in the world

 
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/ Environment

26 Feb 2013

 

Having dropped a policy allowing English woodland to be sold to the private sector, the government is now committing instead to preserving it for future generations

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

19 Nov 2012

 

Developed countries are set to double their funding support for vulnerable marine areas, following a UN biodiversity conference

 
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/ Positive Travel

01 Oct 2012

 

Evermore popular with tourists, the Galapagos is finding innovative new ways to share its beauty with visitors while conserving its unique flora and fauna

 
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/ Positive Travel

28 Sep 2012

 

Former BBC journalist Marie Gabriel swaps the stresses of modern city life for the natural ease of a remote Polynesian island