Spain: Donana National Park Threatened By Strawberries


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the threat posed to Donana National Park in Spain by strawberry farms.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jun/28/strawberry-spain-donana-wildlife-iberian-lynx

Travel: What to Pack


When I travel there are things I always pack and there is a way I always pack in order to maximise the available space I have in a very small car. Space is at a premium and never is that more the case than when I carry a pack over several days through the Australian bush. So what one packs and how it is packed can be a very interesting topic of conversation to me. The link below is to an article that takes a look at what to pack when travelling.

For more visit:
https://medium.com/roaming-the-earth/69784ea9351

Uluru: Not On


A little while back I posted about a planned trip to Uluru in the near future – sadly I have had to cancel the trip because I am concerned about my run of poor health. I have basically been sick since November last year and had pneumonia 4 times during this time. So the trip will be postponed for a year to ensure I recover fully.

Gabon: Minkebe National Park – Elephant Slaughter


The link below is to an article reporting on the elephant slaughter in Gabon’s Minkebe National Park over the last ten years.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/endangered-species/11000-number-gabon-elephants-killed-less-10-years.html