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Study Finds Less Green in the Congo Rain Forest


Years of drier conditions in the Congo River basin in central Africa appear to be affecting trees in the region’s vast rain forests, scientists reported on Wednesday. 666 more words


Ah….. Rainforest! (Part 1)

I visited Agumbe rainforest, Karnataka to attend a 4-day workshop on Rainforest Ecology (April 12 – 15, 2014), hosted by the Agumbe Rainforest Research Station. Before leaving from Mumbai, I called the coordinator, Dhiraj Bhaisare, several times to ask several questions – Are there leeches in the forest? 621 more words


Sad Astronomer Ant

Every year, around this time, I begin to get a little… what would be the right word… a little antsy. Yes, that’s the perfect word for it. 210 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge On Top - Jungle Adventure Part 3

Wet jungles are fascinating places, and possibly none more so than the Amazon rainforest. Nothing about it was what we expected. Tropical rainforests are layer upon layer of life scrambling to exist. 420 more words


NASA, on the trail of climate change, watches African rainforest turn brown

It will be a profound irony if NASA’s lasting value will be to document from space the planet’s decline.

Case in point: The agency released today… 323 more words


Tjapukai Aborigin Park, Cairns, Australia

Tjapukai Aborigin Park is a great place to explore the Aborigin life, with our son. Lots of attractions, shows, lessons, meals and souvenirs.

Language, music, traditions, marriages, social life, art, guns, food, medicine, everything is very traditional and unique to that far end of planet earth. 492 more words