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Environment

Regrowing Rain Forests

Scientists have long promoted rain forest preservation as a way to mitigate climate change, but now it turns out that regrowing forests is just as important. 212 more words

Environment

Costa Rica Adventure, Day Five--Part Two: Santa Anita Rainforest Ranch

After visiting the Tony’s gallery, we headed north on mostly non-paved, narrow roads.  The clouds increased; the landscape became greener if that is possible.  We crossed to the Caribbean side near the Nicaraguan border. 606 more words

Cuisine

Monique Pool and the Green Heritage Fund Suriname

Just found this item via Facebook , “Watch the stars come out as CNN honors its Top 10 Heroes” (written by a CNN team). One of these heroes—who were honored on Saturday, December 12, 2015—is Monique Pool, from Paramaribo, Suriname. 805 more words

News

Paris Climate Conference - COP 21

Next week sees the next round of international climate conferences in Paris and many people are wondering what agreements are going to be reached. What is just as is important is how effective the agreements will be. 628 more words

Britain

Agumbe: 'Dodda Mane' aka Big House

Also known as “Cherrapunji of the South”, Agumbe is an utterly beautiful village in the Thirthahalli taluk of Shimoga district in Karnataka.  Nestled in the Malnad region, Agumbe is well-known for its bio diversity and rain forests.   547 more words

Travel

BENEATH TALL TREES

“Firelight: the quiet heart of a little room
Where the lamp burns low and the shadows hover,
Out of the night are we come, where the gathered gloom…
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OUR FRAGILE EARTH

Costa Rican Adventure

Last year, I took a trip with my biology with research teacher and some from my class. It was the trip of a lifetime. The experience was amazing and was the perfect mix of informative and plain fun. 428 more words

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