Author Archives: World National Parks

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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Redwood National Park is home to the some of the tallest trees in the world !

Redwood National Park Redwood National Park is home to the tallest trees in the world the coast redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens). Redwood National Park was established in 1968, and is home to old-growth coast redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens). Coast redwoods can grow … Continue reading

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Akagera National Park Receives Seven Lions

The Lion is Re-introduced into Rwanda During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, nearly 15 years ago, the lion population in Rwanda was wiped out. The Rwandan lion ((Panthera leo) became extinct in the Akagera National Park after poisoning by local cattle … Continue reading

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Hoge Kempen National Park – Belgium

Hoge Kempen National Park Belgium has only one official national park, the Hoge Kempen National Park. Beautiful woodlands alternating with fields of purple flowering heather and gorgeous lakes provide visitors to the Hoge Kempen National Park with breath-taking views and … Continue reading

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Alas Purwo National Park – Indonesia

Alas Purwo National Park Alas Purwo National Park is located in southeastern East Java. Alas Purwo National Park is one of the more remote national parks on Java. It is relatively under-visited due to both the limited access and the … Continue reading

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Boma National Park – Southern Sudan

Boma National Park of Southern Sudan Boma National Park was established in 1986 in eastern South Sudan, just across the border from Ethiopia’s Gambela National Park. Boma National Park has virtually no roads or ranger outposts. This national park is … Continue reading

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