Ibex Earth announces that 'The Green Square Mile' will be launched this Autumn at an event at London's Guild Hall. The initiative aims to raise in excess of £1million per annum for its conservation partners. More information to follow.
Introduction to 'The Green Square Mile' Event confirmed for Wednesday 23rd May 2012 at Apartment 58 (Soho), with guest speaker Professor Jonathan Baillie, Conservation Programmes Director for the Zoological Society of London. For further information please visit www.gsmedge.eventbrite.com
A fifteen minute version of The Lost World documentary has been completed and will be available to view from September 2012 as part of a conservation initiative to help safeguard the long-term future of the Guaina Highlands of South America.
Wednesday 23rd May 2012 - The Green Square Mile
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Join a 2011 expedition to the Lost World with Ibex Earth
Travel with the Ibex Earth team during expeditions between March 20th-30th and April 20th-30th to ascend the remote slopes of Mount Roraima to discover the unique wildlife and landscapes of the Lost World. Learn the threats which are jeopardizing the survival of this unique and ancient land, and by enjoying this adventure of a life time, you will help us raise further funds to contribute to regional conservation to secure a future for this ecologically unique part of South America. We have already raised and donated more than US $11,000 secure a longer term future of the Lost Worlds.…
Written on Sunday, 16 January 2011 21:42 in Lost World
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Blog Entry Nine: Labyrinths of Haunted Stone
Everard Im Thurn - the first explorer to reach the summit of the lost world - described the landscape he discovered as “some strange country of nightmares”, because the flat upper surface of Mount Roraima had been sculpted into an extraordinary wasteland of twisted stone adorned intermittently with pools of standing water, sediment floored drainage channels or pockets of low-growing vegetation and valleys lined with sparkling quartz crystals. This ancient landscape has remained little changed for millions of years. The prominent rock formations of the tepuis are diverse and complex, and often bizarre and intricate. Towering rock arches, immense mushroom-shaped…
Written on Tuesday, 09 March 2010 07:06 in Lost World
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Blog Entry Eight: 125 year anniversary
December 14th, 2009 marks the 125th anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Roraima - South America's lost world - a colossal plateau skirted on all sides by sheer vertical cliffs up to 600 meters tall. The summit of the mountain has remained isolated for millions of years, and today is home to one of the greatest concentration of unique plants and animals found anywhere on Earth, including ancient living fossils that have remained little-changed since the time of the dinosaurs. Ever since 1838, expedition after expedition reached the base of the towering plateau, but all failed to find a way up…
Written on Tuesday, 09 March 2010 06:52 in Lost World
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