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SUBCHAPTER 9 – A moment frozen in time

January 14, 2015
Dear reader, Exploring new sites require a minimum of previous organization, but we also know that plans are subject to sudden changes in the course of events. This is when …

Chapter 9 – Introduction

February 3, 2015
Cadeia do Espinhaço   The extravagant landscape and diversity of biomes (Cerrado/Savanna and Caatinga) of the area surrounding Jacobina deserve a special mention in this presentation. These natural characteristics had …

Subchapter 6 – Eucalyptus versus Biodiversity

February 2, 2015
"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe." Albert Einstein Dear reader, The Brazilian Cerrado follows the same fate of the Mata …

Chapter 6 – National Park Sempre Vivas

February 3, 2015
 "Nothing can be created out of nothing". Lucretius (ca. 99 BC - ca. 55 BC) Dear reader, The Sempre Vivas National Park is near Diamantina in the state of Minas …

The Javan green magpie

December 31, 2015

World’s rarest magpie comes to UK zoo Conservationists at Chester Zoo have started the first conservation breeding programme in Europe for one of the world’s most endangered birds. The Javan …

El Nino weather

December 31, 2015

El Nino weather: Worries grow over humanitarian impact By Matt McGrath Environment correspondente   El Nino has contributed to making 2015 the warmest year on record and will continue to …

Voyages of Discovery

December 31, 2015

5 fascinating books about science and exploration These deep reads shine a light on history, science and man’s incredible achievements. By: Enrique Gili These books make great gifts for those …