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Coming soon to Into the Wild:

Interview with Professor Andrea Crisanti!



This week we decided to combine our environmental news and research round-up into one! This week we cover environmental protests, badger culling and how restoring natural land could help the US cut its greenhouse gas emissions.

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Everyone seems to think they’re a travel photographer when summer rolls around and the same photo of a beach sunset is posted on Instagram over and over. Want to beat everyone else and start taking pictures like a real photographer? We have the best tips on how to adapt your photography to stand out from the crowd, and get everyone looking at our pics from a different angle.

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Into the Wild Meets recently sat down with Bruce Friedrich, the co-founder and Executive Director of The Good Food Institute to talk about all things food. We discussed man things from his non-profit's goal of helping people make healthy, ethical and sustainable food choices to the upcoming technology of clean meat.

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The orange clownfish (Amphiprion percula) is one of thirty species collectively known as anemone fish. They have been made famous by the movie Finding Nemo and are popular additions to aquariums around the world.

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You might be able to name every capital city in the world, or maybe you’ve been lucky enough to be a tourist around a few. At Frontier, we’re taking magnifying glass to each capital, and today we’re flying all the way over to Central America: San José, Costa Rica.

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When you think public transport you probably think of cramped buses and delayed trains. However, there are some more unique forms of public transport that you may not have heard of. Here we provide a list of some of the most unique public transport systems from around the globe!

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Founder and Director of the Whales in Mexico project, Katherina Audley is a researcher who delves in all things marine, leading development in ecotourism and an educational program in Barra de Potosi. Into the Wild Meets sat down with Katherina to speak about what she gets up to, and everything from her favourite animal to saving the planet with conservation.

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Trains, planes and coaches – these common modes of transport vary in many ways from journey time, price to comfort level. If you’re looking to travel on a budget, then a coach journey is normally the cheapest option - if you don’t mind being cooped up for an eternity. Fear not! For those who seek coach travel wisdom, look no further, we have compiled our top tips on how to survive long coach journeys!

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Known for the historical monuments and a place for foodie heavens, the capital city Berlin is seen as one of the most important places in Germany. We’re gonna take you all over the city, from the best museums to the wallet-friendly sights. Here are the best things to do if you’re heading to Berlin.

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