Biodiversity

Five Reasons to Stay at Villa Samadhi Singapore

While most tourists head to Singapore for its city attractions, there are those who are nostalgic about Singapore in the early days of the 20th Century. For these, the Villa Samadhi Singapore on the south of the island would fill a void or two. Mallika Naguran is pleasantly surprised with her ecotourism experience at a restored and responsible black and white bungalow that still tells the story of the British Singapore in the 1920s.

Five Ways How Tasmania Might Surprise You

Having travelled through a number of places in Tasmania, Mallika Naguran and Jeremy Torr suggest travel tips that would come in handy for the intrepid traveller, especially those who look forward to a drive holiday in Australia.

Sustainable Living at Sarinbuana Eco Lodge in Bali

Making the right connections is what it takes to allow nature to provide for animals and people at Sarinbuana Eco Lodge. Mallika Naguran spent two nights in central Bali to learn how permaculture and ecotourism can go hand in hand in the heart of the forest.

Veligandu Island Resort Awarded for Community Support

. Veligandu Island Resort and Spa, in the Maldives, has been selected for a Champions Award as a result of its work and commitment to local communities.

Banyan Tree to Operate Eco-Friendly Resort in Mandai

Owned by Mandai Park Holdings (MPH) and operated by Banyan Tree, the resort in Mandai will be jointly created and named by both parties. Following the formation of the partnership, the next steps would entail developing the design and operations plans for the resort, which is scheduled for completion in 2023.

Bamurru Plains Resort: Australia’s Okavango Delta?

Eco resorts often claim to blend subtly into the local environment. Bamurru Plains goes one better and is actually part of its environment. By James Teo.

Timor-Leste Scuba Dive Photo Contest 2010 Results And Behind The Scene Tales

Melanie Smith and her husband travelled to Dili, Timor Leste to be part of the country’s first dive photo contest and mingle with experienced and published photographers from around the world. As support divers, they had a near enough encounter with divers and critters alike to relate their experiences. Gaia Discovery was a proud media partner of the event.

Puri Jati, Bali - Great Muck Diving, Natural Habitats Revealed

Simon Pridmore moved recently from England to Bali. While exploring land and sea, he stumbles upon an amazing find - a muck dive site that is not well publicised. But he is bothered by a few environmental factors and wonders just how long will the natural habitats be left alone to flourish.

Asia Divers in Puerto Galera, Philippines - Good Diving From Leisure to Technical Scuba

Diving experience in the Philippines ranks high when compared to top dive destinations as it sits within the Coral Triangle, or the heart of the world’s richest marine biodiversity that can ever be realized. Dive review in Puerto Galera.