Improving endangered lichen habitat

Another project on an Estonian island? Sign me up!

The Rumpo peninsula is the habitat of unique and rare lichen communities and the only habitat of the curled snow lichen (Flavocetraria cucullata) in Estonia.

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InstaTrip Pt.4 – Kurzeme 2

The InstaTrip Pt. 4, which is the one the article is going to be about, was organised by the Latvian travel agency again (meaning – the first one, to which I went and covered in my blog, was also organised by them).

Watch the official InstaTrip video which was created by
Arvids (Eaglewood Films)
click here for the video

See all our pictures on Instagram under #EnjoyLatvia and #InstaTripLV hashtags

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Saulkrasti White Dune Conservation

During the #EUGreenWeek European countries participate in the project (find out more), also we – Latvians had something in mind. The Nature Conservation Agency (Latvian – Dabas aizsardzības pārvalde) partnering with World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF Latvia or Pasaules Dabas Fonds) did an interesting project for Saulkrasti White Dune conservation. Find out more below.

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I got invited to the conference

How to preserve the nature with non-traditional methods?

Introduction

After the contest (which I should have covered here but didn’t) which was organised by the Pasaules Dabas fonds (WWF for Nature Latvia) and Tetra Pak Latvia, I received an email from the Turiba University. At first, I thought that it must be related to the contest in which I participated in. And as a matter of fact, it wasn’t. I must admit – this was the first time when University, reaches out for me to talk about the subject in which I am really interested in and I felt honoured to be recognised at all.

I was invited as a blogger and environmentalist

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Hiking alongside the Amata river

The Amata river is considered to be the fastest flowing and the wildest river for boating in Latvia. It’s not recommended for amateurs to boat there with no professional in charge. So, every adrenaline seeker and adventurer who reads this article, keep that in mind when visiting Latvia! But this time the article won’t be about boating but instead about hiking along the Amata river. Slippery trail, challenging but nevertheless – awesome!

Had a really great time with these awesome folks!

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