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February 1942 (1)

1 February – Adm. Halsey sent aircraft from the Enterprise and Yorktown to strafe and bomb Kwajalein and 5 other sites during the Marshall-Gilbert raids.  A fleet that also included the  768 more words

History

Holiday- Part One

It has been a little while since I last posted on here, but it’s for a good reason, I have been on holiday! After what felt like years of waiting, my boyfriend Jon and waved goodbye to London for two weeks and set off on our travels. 888 more words

Orangutans, some last words!

This is (maybe) my last post about the research about orangutans that there will be. Most of it was written one week before I headed to Sweden: 609 more words

Borneo

Wehea Forest: of apes and men in Borneo

I have taken the unusual step of handing over this week’s post to a guest blogger, Professor Tokolodo Dangerleybeets, an Orang Utan from the Wehea Forest, in north-east Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, who is an expert in humans and their cultural practices. 1,116 more words

South/East Asia

No forest destruction for coal! Justice for the people of Borneo!

Deep in the heart of Borneo, communities and local activists are mobilising against a dangerous new threat to their livelihoods.

BHP-Billiton is planning to build massive coal mines stretching over an area more than twice the size of London, destroying some of the last pockets of primary rainforest in Borneo and contributing to runaway climate change. 165 more words

HUMAN RIGHTS

15 Reasons why, at some point in your life, you should go travelling

Now when I say travelling, I don’t mean going on a lads holiday or staying in a swish swanky hotel eating western food. No, No, No, I mean the grubby, exhausting, backpacker style travelling! 590 more words

Borneo

The story with two endings.

Just a warning, this will be a long blog, you might want to get a cup of hot tea before you start reading! I won’t include every detail of my trip, but I will give you a short (or not so short) overview of all the things that you can see in less than 72 hours.  2,577 more words

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