I visited Ukraine in 2009. Without any doubt, it was one of the most beautiful countries I have ever seen in my life. Together with a group of entomologists, we were travelling around Crimea observingContinue reading
Category: National Parks
The complex adaptive ecosystems of Tannourine cedar reserve in Lebanon
An ancient landscape in the east of the Mediterranean that witnessed many changes over the centuries and gained a variety of landscape characteristics as a result of human practices, and natural history. But now andContinue reading
Daintree – the world’s oldest rainforest
In one of the last posts, you had a chance to read about Marco’s trip to temperate rainforest. Now we move to the other side of the Pacific Ocean, where is located the world’s oldestContinue reading
Forests on the Devil’s Island – Asinara National Park
Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily and before Cyprus). It is also famous for its variety of ecosystems, which include mountains, forests, plains, largely uninhabited territories, streams, rocky coasts, andContinue reading
Cedar and Fir natural reserve in Syria
Human interference in natural ecosystems over the years caused a magnitude damage, the shocking numbers of threatened and extinct species, the decline of forests area, and many other examples are the best proof of theContinue reading
Białowieża Forest in Poland – TRUE STORY!
The European Commission, a managing institution of the European Union, has reported Poland this month to the European Court of Justice, and has asked the court to impose measures requiring the Polish government to suspend loggingContinue reading
Everglades National Park is not a swamp!
When I saw Everglades National Park first time, my impression was “What a swamp”! The park ranger told us that time that it is quite common impression among tourists coming to this beautiful, mysterious, andContinue reading
Forest stands volume estimation by using Finnish Multi-Source National Forest Inventory
During my internship at European Forest Institute in Finland I had a chance to become familiar with Finnish method of forest stands volume estimation. The Finnish way of forest inventory was quite innovative in relationContinue reading