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Biodiversity

  To the teacher: This assignment is based on some recent texts on diversity, Classes can use it to learn something about modern research on nature conservation, but it is also a good subject to make them aware of a… read more

Foxes in northern henhouse

Humans thinking to improve nature can be terribly wrong! A good example of the unexpected effect of human intervening in nature: HOW FOXES IN THE ALEUTIAN HENHOUSE DOOMED ISLANDS’ PLANT LIFE Foxes may not graze, but a new scientific study… read more

Easter Island, a lesson for us all

Easter Island is one of the world’s most remote places inhabited by people: 2500 miles from the nearest continent (South America) and 1200 miles from the nearest island (Pitcairn). At the same time it is one of the most enchanting… read more