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Durban Botanic Gardens

Yesterday I visited Durban’s subtropical botanical gardens – the most beautiful in the world – for both the eyes and nose! Public admission is free, and I hired a guide, Krishna, to educate me about the trees, plants, and birds. 332 more words

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Snow and Swans- Muir of Dinnet NNR

I think I’m going to call this week officially winter. We had our first snow lying on the reserve, albeit above 1000 feet…though nothing to lower levels yet. 603 more words

Muir Of Dinnet NNR

Of Beta-diversity and its decrease with increasing elevation

Credits – Valerio Giacomini (1958) La Flora – Conosci L’italia, Touring Club Italiano. Milano

It’s a fact. Biodiversity is not uniformly distributed over the Earth’s surface. 1,367 more words


New Species of Great Ape Designated! The Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis)

It’s not every day that you learn of a new species of Great Ape! What a week this has been. Check out the news of the Tapanuli orangutan from the WWF website. 261 more words


War and Wildlife: The impact of warfare on biodiversity


  • The impact that conflict can have on biodiversity is highly circumstantial and an area that requires more research.
  • Peace is vital for stability and effective conservation.
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As a student, biology was a very interesting subject for me. Nature and biodiversity was always interesting to me. While applying for intermediate I applied for Biology, Physics and Chemistry subjects. 477 more words

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