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Lightning and thunder cut through the darkness to reveal that you are staring directly into the intense human-like eyes of a great ape. The gaze does not waver as you peer inside the mind of such an incredible creature. This is the opening shot for “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (2014). The image […]
The great apes fascinate us for so many reasons. They are so different and mysterious yet we likely all see something human in them: their dexterous fingers, their curiosity, and their interesting social dynamics. Sadly, many are endangered their habitat is rapidly being destroyed and the apes are hunted for bushmeat. The term ‘great apes’ […]
The orangutan, from the Malay words “orang hutan,“ meaning “human of the forest,” resides in the rain forests of the Southeast Asian islands of Borneo and Sumatra. Bornean orangutans are found in both Indonesia and Malaysia, meaning that Indonesia holds about 80 percent of the world’s wild orangutan population. Orangutans are the most intelligent beings on Earth after homosapiens, […]
Already looking at Easter escapes for when the new year drags into grey gloom? Or need something to look forward to get you through until the summer? The New Year always brings with it a scramble for wellness escapes. Our bodies overindulged, our minds still tired from the stress of planning and the onslaught (as appreciated […]
Malaysia is one of Southeast Asia’s most popular tourist destinations. But, while Kuala Lumpur’s iconic Petronas Towers are pretty amazing, one of the biggest attractions to this country is the wildlife, especially in Malaysian Borneo. Borneo is a wildlife enthusiast’s dream. With world class dive spots, island turtle sanctuaries, and plenty of lush jungle, you […]
When the opportunity to write an article on orangutans with Eco Companion came about I jumped at the chance. After recently watching the BBC documentary Red Ape, I along with much of the nation were left feeling heart broken, overwhelmed and most of all helpless, staring in the face of our critically endangered forest cousins […]
Travelling the world is amazing as it is, but you can make your journey even more memorable by using your time wisely. If you want to travel sustainably and make a difference to the communities and places you visit, then why not volunteer your time to a worthy cause? You will get so much more […]
Travelling the world is amazing as it is, but you can make your journey even more memorable by using your time wisely. If you want to travel sustainably and make a difference to the communities and places you visit, then why not volunteer your time to a worthy cause? You will get so much more […]
Travelling the world is amazing as it is, but you can make your journey even more memorable by using your time wisely. If you want to travel sustainably and make a difference to the communities and places you visit, then why not volunteer your time to a worthy cause? You will get so much more […]