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Green Dinosaur Variations

Ribbonwood Well-known to the timber community, 'Ribbonwood' is an attractively grained timber that was extremely restricted in its distribution.  The primitive angiosperm Idiospermum australiense, a.k.a. 'The Green Dinosaur', is an ever-reliable piece of evidence of rainforest continuity over a period spanning more than 170-million years.  It helps to explain why the Daintree Rainforest, on the eastern [...]

By | 2016-10-12T20:24:57+00:00 July 16th, 2016|Flora|0 Comments

Climate Change in Daintree

One of the most frequently asked questions on our tour is, “How is climate change affecting the Daintree Rainforest?”. The long term answer is easy.  When Australia broke away from the already fragmenting supercontinent of Gondwana, about 50-million years ago, leaving Antarctica and drifting northward for about 35-million years in what is referred to as splendid isolation, no other [...]

By | 2016-10-12T20:24:57+00:00 July 24th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

Daintree Rainforest Living

Daintree Rainforest living has us temporary custodians of a World Heritage allotment that is situated on the eastern flank of the highest mountain north of the Daintree River – Wundungu a.k.a. Thornton Peak. The area is acknowledged as containing the World’s oldest rainforest with a continuum of existence over 170-million years.  The decision to include our freehold Daintree Rainforest [...]

By | 2016-10-12T20:25:26+00:00 March 12th, 2015|World Heritage|0 Comments