CONSERVATION

“SUSTAINABLE” PALM OIL: HAVE WE FOUND WAYS TO DO PALM OIL BETTER YET?

With demand still on the rise, our rainforests are disappearing rapidly, due to palm oil. So we’re going to get straight to the big question...

REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE HELPING BEES IN CALIFORNIA THROUGH THE MOST DELICIOUS HONEY MEAD!

Bees are desperately important to our existence and survival on this planet. According to Greenpeace, honey bees perform ~80% of all pollination worldwide – translating into pollination for ~90% of th...[Read More]

LIVING WITH NATURE: IMPORTANT LEARNINGS FROM THE EDGE OF YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

Have you ever been to Yellowstone National park? Founded in 1872 and widely believed to be the first National Park in the world, this beautiful place is famous for its geothermal features and incredib...[Read More]

CONSCIOUS ART AND ONE LOVE: LOUIS MASAI’S ART IS CREATING CHANGE AROUND THE WORLD

Louis has always loved animals. Growing up in Surrey, England (on a green belt) he loved walking in the woods and his room was covered in pictures of animals. Born to parents who were artists themselv...[Read More]

MARKET-BASED CONSERVATION SOLUTIONS AND HOW BLOCKCHAIN IS TAKING THEM TO THE NEXT LEVEL

With blockchain becoming more commonly used to make large transactions in various digital currencies, there is an opportunity to build in the environmental cost of a product at the individual product ...[Read More]

BIRDING IN FAIA BRAVA: A VULTURE EXPERIENCE WITH WILDLIFE PORTUGAL

Fernando Romão is the founder of Wildlife Portugal, a specialist nature and eco-tourism business offering various activities in Portugal’s National Network of protected areas. We were lucky enough to ...[Read More]

THE FAIA BRAVA TALE: BUILDING A PRIVATE NATURE RESERVE FROM SCRATCH & EMPOWERING RURAL PORTUGUESE COMMUNITIES

We met Ana in her guesthouse in the beautiful town of Castelo Rodrigo where she gave us an overview of the area and how it supports the local community. We then went on to spend a full day with Fernan...[Read More]

A EUROPEAN SAFARI AND THE REWILDING OF THE ABRUZZO NATIONAL PARK: AN ECOTOURISM SUCCESS STORY

Stumbling across the ecotourism company, Wildlife Adventures was a bit of a serendipity. In 2017 on a flight, Joy found an article on the successful rewilding efforts in Europe and the positive impact...[Read More]

THE ROLE OF ART IN CONNECTING WITH NATURE – THROUGH THE LENS OF TIM FLACH

As animal lovers, Lyall and I were thrilled to visit Tim in his London based studio. We discussed a range of topics including his evolution as a photographer and artist, his fascination with the relat...[Read More]

SUSTAINABLE JUNGLE PART 2: OUR NEXT BIG ADVENTURE

It’s been about six months since we started blogging on Sustainable Jungle. Learning about and practicing (read: trying to practice!) sustainable living certainly has had its ups and downs. But we’ve ...[Read More]

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