There actually are mussels living in the streams around our village in Germany! Today we joined in to relocate some of them to a new but more natural river that is being created.
Will the world drown in our trash?
Ein kleines Gedicht über den wunderbaren Wald von Bialowieza
One of the main tasks for us here is to monitor the spread of the dreaded spruce bark beetle. Here are some more details.
We’ve started our next adventure in one of the few wild places left in Europe, hoping to do our share to preserve it.
We’re trying to get involved with local hands-on conservation work
As our stay on the island of Arborek will be coming to an end in a few days it’s a good time to look back and reflect.
Some more information about the work of the volunteers here at Samboja Lestari: Ginger leaf cutting and bamboo chopping.
At Samboja Lestari we are working with orangutans and sun bears, that are kept here because they need help after humans had caused them harm in various ways.
The orangutan islands are surrounded by a moat, which needs to be cleared of plants ever so often. This was just one of the jobs the volunteers were tasked with.