Saturday, December 15, 2018

Goualougo Triangle – the realm of chimpanzees

There is a unique forest in a faraway corner of the Republic of Congo. This forest - nicknamed Goualougo Triangle - is pristine. People...

Lord Howe Island – refuge of unique species

The contemporary Lord Howe Island is just a small piece of once enormous island. For millions of years, unique plants and animals evolved on...

Aldabra – realm of giant tortoises

One of the most outstanding islands in the world is the small Aldabra. The rich and highly unusual ecosystem on this island is governed...

Modjadji cycad forest

There are not many pure stands of cycads in the world. One of the most impressive ones is Modjadji Cycad forest in South Africa...

Abanda Caves – caves of unique bat-eating crocodiles

Group of caves in the rainforest of eastern Gabon - Abanda Caves - has a very special secret. Here, in eternal darkness lives a...

Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron

Earlier people thought that lakes of liquid sulfur are found only in outer space, not on Earth. But some are known also on Earth...

Lake Bonney – lake in Antarctica with laughing gas

McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica are rich with very unusual landmarks - almost everything in this extreme environment is unique. Lake Bonney - one...

Giant Forest, California

Western side of Sierra Nevada mountains in California has some of the most unusual ecosystems in the world: forest of giant sequoias - world'...

Lonar crater

Lonar crater is unique impact structure - the only large impact crater in basalt on Earth with unusual soda lake in it. Description Lonar crater has...

Pozzo del Merro

The second deepest known water-filled sinkhole - cave system is located in the vicinities of Rome. Recently none expected that the small lake in...