Around 73 million sharks are slaughtered every year solely for their fins, which are seen as a delicacy in many Asian countries. The fins are also thought to have medicinal properties, so are used widely in Chinese medicine, too. Only 13 of the top 20 shark-catching nations had developed an action plan to safeguard the severely dwindling species
If you’re in London this weekend head down to the Natural History Museum to catch their latest showcase, Images of Nature. This new gallery will display some of the museum’s fantastic collection of natural history artworks, including prints and botanical illustrations, like those above by Ferdinand Bauer.
Barcelona has some brilliantly quirky bars hidden among its winding back streets, many of which reflect the playful atmosphere of the city. Even if you visited the Catalonian capital a hundred times you’d be guaranteed to discover a new drinking den on each trip. So when we heard The Blub Lounge was added to the mix we were itching to take a trip to test out the cocktail list in person.
Eco travel encompasses all the varients of ecotourism and green travel. So whether it’s responsible travel, sustainable tourism, ethical tourism or culturally aware travel, they all fall under the same umbrella of eco travel. So, in essence, anyone who prefers to travel the green way is an eco traveller.
They say there’s only one way to overcome a phobia, and that’s to face your fear. Well then, now is your opportunity… if you’re in Frankston, Australia. Just an hour outside Melbourne, on the Frankston foreshore is a sand sculpting exhibition entitled ‘Creepy Crawlies
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