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15 November 2013 0 View comments The Formaciones de Tepuyes, a nature reserve in Venezuela that inspired Disney Pixar's Up, has been identified as one of the Earth's most vulnerable nature reserves by scientists. The Tepuyes, or the table-top
11/14/2013 03:00:00 PM PST Q I want to go to the Galapagos next year...However, peak season is from June through early September and over the winter holidays. It's smart to plan early: Galapagos National Park sets limits on the number of visitors to
Oarfish discovered by diving instructor off Santa Catalina On the Guardian today World news House of Representatives stenographer led away after outburst in budget vote World news Republicans in turmoil as Congress passes bill to end debt crisis
The Vice Governor said he knew which island a tortoise he had eaten had come from because the shapes of the shell were different. The comment led Darwin towards his first glimmer of understanding of the way species evolve in different environments'
Though the world knows of the Galapagos' animals, few know of its people...They are the minority, with the national park covering 97 per cent of the islands, and human settlement squeezed into just 3 per cent of the land...Straddling the equator,
Visiting The Great Wall of China was a priority for 18 per cent of people The top 10 dream destinations 1 Great Barrier Reef 31% 2 Northern Lights regions 27% 3 Safari (Africa) 19% =4
NASA, ESA and others are sending probes to Mars and distant planets to search for alien plants and animals but, in the Lost World on the Socotra Island right here on this planet of ours, there are unheard of and unseen varieties of plants which
25 September 2013 10 View comments The landscape of remote Socotra Island looks as if it comes from a sci-fi film but in fact has evolved to look so other-worldy as the 'lost world' island has been separated from mainland Africa for between six and
Google Maps has taken us into the Grand Canyon , to Japan's abandoned Battleship Island , and under the sea , and now it allows us to venture to the Galapagos from the comfort of our desks. This post may take a while to load, but there is some fun
Marine iguanas and blue-footed boobies aren't found on too many streets. But both are found in significant quantity in the unspoiled ecosystems of the beautiful Galapagos Islands, which Google announced this morning are now available on Street View.