Tag Archives: flying

Compensations

We all play a part in CO2-emissions, the main culprit of many of the climate-related disasters we more and more observe on this rapidly warming planet. We all play a part, and especially in our Western world, we can say … Continue reading

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Window seat

If you fly down through Chile from Santiago to Punta Arenas, make sure you have a window seat! And not just any window seat, you would like to be on the left side of the plane, cause from there, you … Continue reading

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Getting the good views

I got the window seat on my flight from Buenos Aires to Bariloche; truly the best spot you can get on a domestic flight. It gave me a chance to enjoy the scenery while we crossed endless Argentina. Taking off from Buenos … Continue reading

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Flying a helicopter

Our most remote plots involve hours of climbing on steep mountain slopes, through dense willow shrubs and over dry rocky areas. But not this time. This time we had to walk for 20 minutes to Abisko’s helicopter base and do the … Continue reading

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On the fly

Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. We welcome you aboard just another flight. I have been flying a lot this summer, and yesterday brought three more flights in a row. Brussels-Copenhagen, Copenhagen-Stockholm and Stockholm-Kiruna. Three more times the safety … Continue reading

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Airport ecology

I was happy that I could lay hands on a textbook on Urban Ecology with 50 percent reduction at the conference in California. This urban ecology is a big fascination of mine: with large portions of the earth surface changed into … Continue reading

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In the Norwegian sky

Live view from the norwegian sky, on my way to the subarctic for ten days of fieldwork!

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