Tag: AU – Lord Howe Island Group

Helicopters, Trained Dogs, and 44 Tons of Poison Not Enough to Keep Rats Off Protected Island; George Dvorsky;  Gizmodo

Photo: Fanny Schertzer

A historic effort to extinguish invasive rats on the ecologically sensitive island may not have worked as planned.

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Lord Howe Island Group; Jana Gregorio; World Atlas

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The Lord Howe Island Group is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts countless unique plants and animals, many of which are endemic to the region.

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Chris Hemsworth Just Took His Entire Family to Australia’s Secret Island Paradise; Stacey Leasca; Travel and Leisure

Chris Hemsworth took his entire family on an epic Australian getaway to Lord Howe Island, located off the coast of New South Wales.

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Lord Howe: Australia’s most exclusive island?; Margo Pfeiff; BBC

Everything about Lord Howe, a reef-rimmed tropical island 780km north-east of Sydney, is laidback – except for the fervour with which its locals protect their paradise.

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Why Australia’s most exclusive island is so remarkable; Anthony Dennis; Traveller

Lord Howe’s splendid isolation is, at the very least, a digital detox.

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Howe magnificent; Australian Geographic

Seven-hundred kilometres off the coast of Port Macquarie, New South Wales, lies a little oasis of sandy white beaches, subtropical forests and crystal clear waters. Welcome to paradise, also known as Lord Howe Island.

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8 reasons to visit Australia’s extraordinary Lord Howe Island; Georgia Hopkins; Evening Standard

Lord Howe is one of the most captivating destinations Georgia Hopkins has travelled to so far.

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This idyllic Australian island only allows 400 people to stay each night; Andrea Smith; Lonely Planet

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