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
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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
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
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
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