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Cairns: Kuranda scenic rail and Skyrail

There’s a lot to be said for supporting our state’s tourism industry.  Rather than go further afield for this holiday, we decided to stay within Queensland and beat the winter blues, by heading north to the tropical coast and Cairns.  740 more words

Tasmania, Australia

To balance out my last post, which briefly alluded to my feelings of despair in reaction to the environment in Qingdao, China, I thought I’d post about a recent trip that I made to Tasmania, in Australia. 533 more words


Big brands under scrutiny over rainforest destruction

Multinational brands such as Nestlé, McDonald’s and PepsiCo have been criticised by environmental campaigners as new report reveals they buy palm oil from companies responsible for massive deforestation in Sumatra. 287 more words

The tale of the colourful cassowary

After finishing university I set off travelling for 5 and a half weeks, visiting various places around Thailand before heading to Cairns, Australia. As a zoologist, my highlights of this trip were (unsurprisingly!) all animal-related. 652 more words

Puerto Rico har verkligen mycket att erbjuda! EFter att ha upptäckt huvudstaden, San Juan, i föraa avsnittet så går vi in i regnskogen, El Yunque, i detta avsnitt. 161 more words


Trekking through Taman Negara, Malaysia

Who would have thought it hey? A year ago I didn’t even own a waterproof coat! If it was raining, I wouldn’t go outside, simple! The most I walked was to and from the bus stop for work, or to Greggs for lunch. 1,006 more words

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Cretaceous Jungle

Deep in a Cretaceous jungle where dinosaurs roam free, this primitive bird is stretching its wings while perched on a mossy tree branch. It’s probably one of the Enantiornithes, which thrived throughout the Cretaceous Period before becoming extinct along with all the non-avian dinosaurs. 14 more words