BBC Travel - The smoked corpses of Aseki
“There were 14 corpses in total, arranged on bamboo scaffolding in life-like positions or curled up like foetuses inside large baskets.”
How A History Of Eating Human Brains Protected This Tribe From Brain Disease
The Fore people, a once-isolated tribe in eastern Papua New Guinea, had a long-standing tradition of mortuary feasts — eating the dead from their own community at funerals. Men consumed the flesh of t...
BBC Travel - The smoked corpses of Aseki
“There were 14 corpses in total, arranged on bamboo scaffolding in life-like positions or curled up like foetuses inside large baskets.”
Flora of Italy
The flora of Italy was traditionally, estimated to comprise about 5,500 vascular plant species. However, as of 2004, 6,759 species are recorded in the Data bank of Italian vascular flora. Geobotanical...
Flora of Italy - Wikipedia
Environmental issues in Nigeria
The key environmental issues in the Niger Delta of Nigeria relate to its petroleum industry.The delta covers 20,000 km² within wetlands of 70,000 km² formed primarily by sediment deposition....
Environmental issues in Turkmenistan
Environmental issues in Turkmenistan are most visible in three significant areas: desertification, the drying of the Aral Sea, and chemical pollution. All three of these areas are directly linked to a...
Yasuní-ITT Initiative
In the year 2007, President Rafael Correa of Ecuador, initiated the Yasuni ITT project by means of which Ecuador offered a perpetual suspension of oil extraction in part of the Yasuni National Park ca...
Environmental issues in Colombia
There are many environmental issues in Colombia but deforestation is one of the major concerns.New environmental protection legislation was enacted in 1991, including the creation of specially protect...
Environmental issues in Colombia - Wikipedia
Snow patches in Scotland
Long-lying snow patches in Scotland have been noted from at least the 18th century, with snow patches on Ben Nevis being observed well into summer and autumn. Indeed, the summit observatory, which ope...
Snow patches in Scotland - Wikipedia
Zud
A zud or dzud (Mongolian: зуд) is a Mongolian term for a severe winter in which large number of livestock die, primarily due to starvation due to being unable to graze, in other cases directly fro...
Zud - Wikipedia
Environment of Brazil
The environment of Brazil is characterised by high biodiversity with a population density that decreases away from the coast.Brazil's large area comprises different ecosystems, which together sustain...
Environment of Brazil - Wikipedia
Anti-nuclear movement in the Philippines
The anti-nuclear movement in the Philippines aimed to stop the construction of nuclear power facilities and terminate the presence of American military bases, which were believed to house nuclear weap...
Anti-nuclear movement in the Philippines - Wikipedia
List of ecoregions in South Africa
The following is a list of ecoregions in South Africa, as identified by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).
by major habitat type
List of ecoregions in South Africa - Wikipedia
List of ecoregions in Malaysia
Malaysia is a megadiverse country, with huge variety of biota.
List of ecoregions in Malaysia - Wikipedia
Meio-norte
The Meio-norte ([ˈmeju ˈnɔʁtʃi], mid-north) is one of the four subregions of northeast Brazil. It is a climatic transition area located between the equatorial Amazon and semi-arid hinterlands.Due to t...