Hawaii known for the spiritual connection of its people is a place of paradise. It’s tropical beauty lures people from around the world. But behind the scenes the locals are fighting to protect their most valuable assets their food and water. They fight the genetically modified food giants and to free this island paradise of toxic pesticides which have started to seriously poison their entire marine ecosystem. This is a beauty and the beast story of beautiful places, preservation of culture and the humungous battle to protect our earth from unsustainable practices.
Lin heads to Peru to explore the Inca culture tracing back the footsteps of history. She finds her way to Machu Picchu the stone city once hidden in the deep valleys and forests. Then she heads to the world’s largest tract of forest who’s rivers eventually flow into the Amazon river to explore the biodiversity of Peru’s jungles. She finds a giant Tarantula, baby Cayman, Monkey’s, Piranha’s and many more exotic species at home in the jungle.
Australia's Disappearing Faces
With Australia having the highest rate of mammal extinction in the world, Lin searches out what’s happening to our disappearing wildlife. From the tropical Cassowary, the Grey Nurse Shark, Tassie Devils to the forever loved Koalas, Australia is losing it’s iconic species.
Lin encounters those trying to help species in peril but is this enough more needs to be done. The only way forward is better laws to protect the environment and place the value of preservation of life over progress.
The South Pacific hides the islands lost in time. Peaceful and tranquil and doused in tribal culture. But as global warming and overfishing take hold the local people who rely on their oceans everyday for their survival realise it’s time to change. Can these traditional people help us see the need to protect ecosystems.
Lin finds out while exploring this adventurous land, scaling volcanoes, diving seas and celebrating tribal culture.
Papua new Guinea is in the coral triangle with some of the most divers marine ecosystems in the world. Hidden on the shores of West New Britain is Walindi, a diving mecca. Lin takes us to explore this vital marine eco-system and show how the locals are starting to educate the next generation about the importance of these underwater ecosystems.
Lin looks at the plastic problem in Indonesia but how one village is cleaning things up. She also checks in on the turtles who live on Bali’s famous tourist strip Kuta Beach before heading to Elephant World in Thailand to meet the dedicated people looking after older elephants who have worked for people in Thailand.
Komodo National Park is one of the world’s incredible World Heritage Areas and home to the endemic Komodo Dragon.
Explore the beauty of this park from top to bottom in a world of magic and beauty with Lin Sutherland.