Author Archives: Iliana Lang

How much would you pay for the environment? What would it cost you not to?

What would you pay to protect the Great Barrier Reef? …the rainforests of the Amazon? … the glaciers of New Zealand? The environment offers us aesthetic beauty, scientific knowledge, natural resources, and ecosystem services. Living in Australia has motivated me … Continue reading

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Do you travel or vacation?

“You have to be brave… because that’s what travelling is all about.”- Claire On our recent trip to Cairns, a town located up the east coast in Queensland, I came upon the realization that there is no “correct” way to … Continue reading

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America and Australia: The Differences that Matter

Is Australia really that different from America? At a first glance, it appears that these two English speaking, developed countries could be easily placed in the same category. Some have asked… out of all the countries to study abroad, why … Continue reading

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