The Amazon rainforest

Expedition to the "green lungs" of Brazil

The Amazon rainforest

17 Min. Deep in the Amazon is a place where, surrounded by the wilderness and all its inhabitants, you can experience the rainforest in an extraordinary way. I went on a voyage of discovery here.

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New Caledonia photo gallery

All endemic or what?

New Caledonia photo gallery

< 1 Min. Grasshoppers, ants, cicadas, black flies, phasmids. Then 197 species of butterflies and even a leafcutter bee. The island is also home to endemic snakes, skinks, geckos, bats, 21 species of birds, including an entire family of bird species, the kagus.

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Sri Lanka photo gallery

Pearl in the Indian Ocean

Sri Lanka photo gallery

< 1 Min. Sri Lanka: a small, extremely diverse country with the size of Bavaria. The tropical island delights with paradisiacal beaches, mountains up to 2,500 metres high, historical sanctuaries and an exuberant flora and fauna. I spent 5 months there with my family.

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Sweden photo gallery

On foot through Muddus National Park in Lapland

Sweden photo gallery

< 1 Min. The tour starts in Luleå in the north of Sweden. During the tour we hike in the Muddus National Park, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Laponia. Three nights in huts or tents, no WiFi, no electricity, no running water. Instead, pure nature and outhouse toilets. Re-poaching – just the way I like it.

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Arctic photo gallery

With scientists on board

Arctic photo gallery

< 1 Min. On board the ‘Resolute’, a comfortably equipped ship under the flag of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society, zoologists, ornithologists, oceanographers and glaciologists will conduct scientific surveys and counts over the next 10 days. And in the middle of it all, me, as a ‘temporary researcher’.

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