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Dive Raja Ampat last minute special

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Book Raja 4 Divers now for a dive holiday stay between 01 April and 03 June and get an instant 15% discount. ALSO Book a stay between 50 August and 30 September and enjoy 10% off. CURRENT AVAILABILITY (subject to change): April 2017 01 to 08 Apr 2017, 7 nights - 10 spaces 15% LAST MINUTE ...

Wild Haven of Cambodia

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

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Cambodia Wildlife preview – Wildlife Alliance

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

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Wildlife caught on camera trap in Thailand’s Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Published on Jan 13, 2015 This is a compilation of videos taken from two different cameras set up in Thailand's Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary in Surat Thani province in July 2014. This incredible habitat is still brimming with rare wildlife. Full story on Mangobay

Kayaking in the Philippines – last minute adventure

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Superlative sea kayaking in the Calamian and Linapacan islands of Northern Palawan, Philippines. Last trip 15-23 Nov. Next trip: circumnavigate Coron Island by sea kayak 30 Nov-03 Dec. Four participating so far. There's room for 3 more! Next: An 8-day Round Busuanga and Round Coron kayak expedition Dec 31 - ...

The Mekong River with Sue Perkins

Monday, November 24th, 2014

To those of you in the UK, please watch this - Pailinesque travelogue with lots of useful, insightful knowledge about the wonderful Mekong River and the dangers it faces from over exploitation. Watch on iPlayer

Palawan’s Subterranean River, Philippines

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_121" align="alignright" width="300" caption="St Paul's Underground River, Palawan"] [/caption] Claimed to be the longest underground river in the world (although I hear rumours that a much longer one has been found in South America somewhere) is located in the St Paul's National Park in Palawan, Philippines. Emptying directly into the South China ...

Tiger traffickers busted in Indonesia

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Two online merchants of tiger parts have been arrested in Indonesia. The bust was the result of a coordinated effort between local and national authorities, and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) which supports 'Wildlife Crimes Units' operating throughout the country. The arrests are a small success in the battle to ...

“Too many people”: Philippine island being deforested despite extensive protections

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Almost completely covered in Protected Areas, Palawan lost 6.4 percent of its tree cover in just over a decade. About an hour and a half plane ride from the Philippine capital Manila is a long, narrow island home to about a quarter of all the animal species found in the country. ...

Community Project, Laos – The Eco Bungalow!

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

The Eco Bungalow is a perfect retreat for families and travellers looking for a soft adventure that combines a visit to the famous Kuang Si Waterfall near Luang Prabang, with an overnight stay among the Hmong community which is supported by this FAIR TREK project. Contact Symbiosis to start planning ...

Meet Wild Elephants in Laos

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

The Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC) in Sayaboury, Laos, is a program dedicated to helping protect the endangered Asian elephant, helping to preserve this endangered species. Launched in connection with the NGO ElefantAsia, the ECC is creating an elephant nursery, offering access to veterinary care at a permanent hospital and training ...

December specials at Tribal lodges in N Thailand

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

50% Discount for your travel partner • The promotion is available for stays at Lisu Lodge, Khum Lanna and Lanjia Lodge. • Not applicable to lunch programs, half-day and full-day programs where no overnight accommodation is involved. • Valid for travel dates between 1 and 20 December 2014. • The promotion is applicable for a minimum ...

Elephant Valley Project, Cambodia

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

For an original elephant experience, visit the Elephant Valley Project. The project entices local mahouts to bring their over‐worked or injured elephants to this sanctuary, where, in the words of project coordinator, Jack Highwood, ‘they can learn how to act like elephants again.’ A Briton with a contagious passion for ...

Irrawaddy Dolphin Watching in Cambodia

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The freshwater Irrawaddy dolphin is an endangered species throughout Asia, with shrinking numbers inhabiting stretches of the Mekong River in Cambodia and Laos, and isolated pockets in Myanmar. The dark blue to grey cetaceans grow to 2.75m long and are recognisable by their bulging foreheads and small dorsal fins. They ...

Whaleshark spotting in Donsol, Philippines

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

"Butanding interaction" is the Philippines' official term for swimming with whalesharks. Butanding, a Bicol dialect word, means blind shark, which is how local fishermen once thought, incorrectly, of these creatures. Local whaleshark guides are known as Butanding interaction officers - or BIO - a somewhat pompous term for a good ...