Tag Archives: deforestation

Two sides of a mountain

My last post included a sunset.  Everyone loves sunsets.  Like I said in the post, there are amazing sunsets right now on the Pacific side of Costa Rica because it’s pretty dry, which means there aren’t many clouds.  The Atlantic … Continue reading

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Hard times for big trees

Are “Big Trees” on the decline around the world? That’s the case that William Laurance makes in “Big trees in trouble: how the mighty are fallen” in a recent issue of the New Scientist. He summarizes findings of scientific studies … Continue reading

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Edge of reforestation

The field on the left was used as pasture in the past, but the cows were recently excluded by the fence — sometime in the past 10 years — in an effort to reforest the field.  Some of the plants that are … Continue reading

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