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Today is World Wildlife Day, with 2021 celebrating the theme "Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet". The world is being encourage to #DoOneThingToday to support forest communities and conserve forest wildlife. Forests are not only home to 80% of terrestrial wildlife on earth, but some 350 million people live within or adjacent to forested areas around the world, relying on the various eco-system services provided

Beyond five-star, Tasmania’s Truffle Lodge offers a million stars with its luxury under canvas glamping experience on the banks of the Derwent River. Situated on just 39 km from Hobart, this lodge makes you feel a million miles away without sacrificing the comforts of home. Styled to resemble an Aussie Bush Camp, it sits comfortably in its Australian landscape, with a fun overlay of Tales of

The world's largest coral reef system, the Great Barrier Reef, is currently experiencing one of the most spectacular events to occur on the reef, is the annual synchronised spawning of corals. Likened to an underwater fireworks display, the spectacular display is proof of the future, the development of the next generation and hope for the reef. Coral spawning really is the biggest reproduction show on Earth, but

The North Face has announced the release of Western Faces, an Australian backcountry ski film showcasing the unexpected terrain of the Main Range in the Snowy Mountains region. Created by Lachlan Humphreys, of Clean Line Productions and Rob Norman, of Knack Studios, Australian mountaineer Tim Macartney-Snape, freeskier Anna Segal and Freeride World Tour rookie Michaela Davis-Meehan, set out to explore some of the steepest faces in

There’s plenty of reasons to hang out in Tasmania’s Huon Valley; some are new and some are as old as the mighty forests that flank its townships. The Huon Valley has been social distancing long before it was on trend, sitting on the edge of World Heritage Wilderness and often popping whole paddocks between neighbours. It retains the beauty, charm and heritage of a bygone era,

Every year Rwanda celebrates their newborn baby gorillas by honouring them at a Gorilla Naming Ceremony called Kwita Izina. This year to coincide with #WorldGorillaDay, 24 September 2020, the event is going virtual so everyone around the world can join in to watch this amazing ceremony. The challenges of the current global situation with the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the ceremony to go virtual. Viewers can

On 3 August 2020, two men will set off to traverse some 32,000 hectares of South African bushland for 20 days to raise awareness and donations to relocate 20 endangered rhinos. The passionate and determined sibling team comprising of former British Army Officer David Bozas and conservationist Jonty Bozas, will embark on the journey across the wilds of South Africa’s Zululand for the ‘Wild Again For

Australians may not be able to travel overseas at present but that doesn’t mean missing out on some exceptional travel experiences here in Australia. Travellers can RoamAtHome and still feel like they are having an overseas adventure. There is talk of a Trans-Tasman bubble but with a date on when borders to New Zealand will be open still uncertain, here is where you can swap out

The Tasmanian Tiger died out 80 years ago, but their cousin: the poorly-known Tiger Quoll, still survives in small numbers in far North Queensland. To help this threatened Aussie marsupial, a new 4 day tour by Echidna Walkabout has been designed to get Aussies to visit Far North Queensland region, enjoy the wildlife and contribute to research. Conservation travel expert Janine Duffy said that interest in helping

Summer or winter, there are some people you just can't keep out of the water. From swimming, diving and surfing to kayaking, sailing and snorkelling, there is so much to do on and under the water. The cool thing about living in the 21st century is that there’s definitely “an app for that,” as a popular commercial once said. No matter what your aquatic pleasure may