Daily Archives: May 31, 2019

Guyana Aviation: One special morning – By Geoff Burrowes

One special morning – By Geoff Burrowes

Dogs barked and a donkey brayed in the distance. A slight breeze waved the window curtains keeping my room nice and cool!

I got up, prayed, had breakfast and practiced on the dart board on my bedroom wall; I hadn’t improved and was happy when I was called to the phone.

My friend David King had been called by the legendary bush pilot Henry Fitt, who was flying to Mackenzie (Linden nowadays) and would have room for David and a friend.

I was so excited as I have always been fascinated by flying and anyway David and Henry were great company!          Continue reading

Guyana: How to Make Money Off Rainforests Without Cutting Them Down

With the help of rich countries, Guyana is demonstrating that preservation can be profitable.

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By Lucas Foglia – May 16, 2019, 5:00 AM EDT

With the help of international donors, Guyana, a country of fewer than 750,000 people, is pioneering an approach to protecting the trees that cover more than four-fifths of its surface. To make the rainforest last, it’s using it up slowly.      Continue reading

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