The Incredible Importance of the Bornean Rainforest

Growing up in rural Canada, I was always surrounded by forest. From a young age, I learned how to protect myself from wild animals, identify edible plants, deconstruct bear poop, and navigate in the wild. Continue reading

Orangutans and the Problem with Palm Oil

Have you ever seen an orangutan before (and not in a zoo)? Not just ordinary monkeys, orangutans share almost 97% of their DNA with people. The only places in the world where you can find wild orangutans are in Sumatra, Indonesia and Borneo, which is an island shared by Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. Continue reading

The Loneliest Elephant in The World

Meet Mali, the loneliest Elephant in the world. For nearly 40 years Mali has been a prisoner of the Manila Zoo where she has been deprived of everything that comes naturally to her. Continue reading

Volunteering at Soi Dog in Thailand 🐶

Volunteering at Soi Dog has definitely been one the highlights of my round the world trip so far – it’s so good I’ve been 3 times already! The shelter is in Mai Khao, which is in the North of Phuket island. Continue reading