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Wildlife

Taman Negara rainforest, Malaysia

Taman Negara – rainforest national park in Malaysia Breakfast with hornbills Early morning at Taman Negara…

Reptile search on Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong

Reptile search on Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong

The Last Hunt Our boat nudges the pier, then pauses against the one flight of steps,…

Bauhinia – Hong Kong orchid tree

Bauhinia – Hong Kong orchid tree

 Bauhinia – Hong Kong emblem Bauhinia, emblem of Hong Kong, is a tree with beautiful, orchid-like…

Conservation

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Conservation

Traditional Chinese Medicine and conservation Bone of Tiger, Bile of Bear In the Beijing University of…

Panda expert Pan Wenshi

Panda expert Pan Wenshi

 Scientist Who Fights for the Pandas In a cave near a tributary of the Youshui River,…

Captive breeding Philippine Eagles

Captive breeding Philippine Eagles

Keeper of the Kings One man’s perseverance offers hope to a critically endangered bird of prey…

DocMartin Photos: fine art photography at very fine prices

Science

Covid virulence, vaccines and variants  

Covid virulence, vaccines and variants  

[Written January 2021] In January last year, as reports were emerging of the new coronavirus being…

Life in the Age of Covid /We’re in the Covid Era for the Long Haul

[Written July 2020] Though it’s only around six months since the Covid-19 pandemic came to light…

My Strange n Surprising Summer Staycation with Cellulitis

My Strange n Surprising Summer Staycation with Cellulitis

aka Well, That Escalated Quickly Spot which leg had cellulitis! In July, I spent a break…

Travel

Taiwan’s Magnificent Marble Mountains: Simply Gorgeous

Taiwan’s Magnificent Marble Mountains: Simply Gorgeous

Scan through a list of “the world’s most beautiful islands”, and you may not find Taiwan…

Foshan – Islands of Interest in an Ocean of Development

Foshan – Islands of Interest in an Ocean of Development

Bruce Lee statue Living in Hong Kong, I’m of course aware that the Pearl River Delta…

Israel’s Wild Side: Beasts of the Earth, Birds of the Air; and a Tank

“Look, there are two gazelles,” says my wife, indicating a lush slope with grass and shrubs.…