Monthly Archives: April 2011

Fishing fallout in Japan

Fishing towns in Japan are under serious threat after the devastation of the recent earthquake/tsunami and the continued leaking of Fukushima power plant. As with the recent troubles in the Gulf after the BP spill the fishermen are extremely worried … Continue reading

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Alpkit Pipedream sleeping bag

When you’re out working in the wilderness sleeping in relative comfort is an important factor in the success of your project and your enjoyment overall. Here’s a tip on a bit of essential kit that we recommend to our volunteers. … Continue reading

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Branson’s Ark

A controversial scheme outlined by Sir Richard Branson to relocate lemurs to the Caribbean from their homeland of Madagascar has sparked a conservation debate. The plan is to transport the lemurs to the tropical island of Moskito which he owns … Continue reading

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Puerco Pilbil – Slow Roasted Pork

This week’s recipe was inspired by a bit of footage we received from Fiji last week wherein a camp dinner of pork cooked in leaves on a fire was being prepared. Now rather than have you attempt to build bonfires … Continue reading

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Japan’s radiation release will hit marine life

As everyone is well aware, on the 11th March 2011 a tsunami caused by a whopping 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan. This created extreme distruction to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and has resulted in the biggest man-made release … Continue reading

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Whales topping the charts

New research has shown that the songs that male humpback whales sing to each other are being spread across the oceans, a catchy mating tune might be picked up by another group almost always travelling from east to west. Usually … Continue reading

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Frontier Mixtape #12

After receiving such a lovely usb stick full of video and photo goodies from our Fiji Marine Project we thought we would make the mixtape all about them this week. Remember you can vote for them in the Care Package … Continue reading

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