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Chapada Diamantina – Pai Inácio

January 1, 2017
Morro Pai Inácio Habitat of Orthophytum amoenum  A very popular tourist attraction, the Pai Inácio hill has an altitude of 1,120m. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .fg-gallery-item { float: …

Chapada Diamantina – Lençóis

January 1, 2017
Lençóis  Location in Brazil Coordinates: 12°33′46″S  41°23′24″W  Country  Brazil Region Northeast Region State Bahia Area  • Total 1,277 km2 (493 sq mi) Population (2015)  • Total 11,445  • Density 9.0/km2 (23/sq mi) Time zone BRT (UTC-3)   …

Chapada Diamantina – Introduction

January 1, 2017
Chapter 12 Chapada Diamantina Introduction “Brought into right relationships with the wilderness, man would see that his appropriation of Earth's resources beyond his personal needs would only bring imbalance and …

A Mystery of Hiding Orchids, Solved

February 16, 2017

A Mystery of Hiding Orchids, Solved Smithsonian scientists have discovered what triggers the rare small-whorled pogonia to awaken from dormancy One of the rarest orchids east of the Mississippi, the …

Want to Be a Space Archaeologist?

February 12, 2017

Want to Be a Space Archaeologist? Here’s Your Chance  Liz Stinson    Usually it takes years of study to become an archaeologist—four years of reading books and a few more learning …