Monthly Archives: August 2015

Aparados da Serra National Park – Brazil

Aparados da Serra National Park One of Brazil’s first national parks, Aparados da Serra National Park was established in 1959 to protect the grassland, forest, and cliff vegetation refuge ecosystems, and the impressive scenery located within the national park. One … Continue reading

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Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park – Indonesia

Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park – Indonesia The Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park consists of over 400,000 acres on Halmahera Island, the biggest island in the North Maluku province of Indonesia. The Maluku Islands are a group of islands to the east of Sulawesi … Continue reading

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Lambir Hills National Park – Malaysia

Lambir Hills National Park – Malaysia Protecting one of the world’s most complex and diverse forest ecosystems, Lambir Hills National Park was created in 1975. Within an area that is less than 7,000 hectares, scientists have found that this national … Continue reading

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You Can Help Create Atewa Hills National Park – Ghana

You can help create an new national park! Help create Atewa Hills National Park as Ghana’s 6th national park The Atewa Range Forest Reserve is Ghana’s most biodiverse — and most threatened — wilderness area. There is wide consensus among … Continue reading

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Near-record Burmese Python Caught in Everglades National Park

The Burmese Python (Python bivittatus) Invades Everglades National Park In July, University of Florida researchers captured a female Burmese python, measuring over 18 feet and weighing 133 pounds in the Everglades National Park. The Burmese python was first introduced to … Continue reading

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