Palm oil production is often vilified. Almost all of us have seen the Greenpeace video, ‘there’s a Rang-tan in my bedroom’ (I’ve included a link below if you haven’t) that shows us the impact that palm oil plantations are having on a lot of the rainforest in Malaysia and Indonesia, pushing animals like the Orangutan […]

via Palm Oil: Can it be Sustainable? — Think Sustainability


Minneriya National Park, North Central Province, Sri Lanka Nestled between the ancient kingdoms of Polonnaruwa and Dambulla in the heart of Sri Lanka’s dry zone, Minneriya National Park was originally declared a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1938 and gained National Park status in August 1997. Even though it is best known for the large elephant herds […]

via The Grand Elephant Gathering — Part Time Rover