Forest communities

In the path of destruction

Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda hit the Philippines on November 8th 2013 killing more than 6000 and affecting more than 16 million people, destroying homes, communities and livelihoods. According to the Asian Disaster Reduction Centre, since then there have been 13 more typhoons. The latest on Christmas day just a few days ago. Each typhoon often causing… Read more In the path of destruction


As I safely try to scale a giant tropical Dipterocarp tree, hauling myself from the humid forest floor to the cooler tops of the canopy I need an array of equipment. 100 m ropes, slings, helmets, a harness with an assortment of safety devices including karabiners, a jumar, duck, and kroll, using techniques developed from… Read more Agta