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November in An Australian Forest! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, video, forest )

- 2085 days ago -
A short walk through the forest, at the end there was a lone mushroom. On the way back the setting sun was peering through the foliage. It was a simple and uncomplicated November
Wolf Puppies Explore Forest- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: cuteness, wolf pups, exploring, forest, freedom, video )

- 2619 days ago -
In honor of Earth Day, feast your eyes on these adorable wolf pups! The pups, found on a trail in Central Idaho's Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness, are an instance of wolves returning to the area after 50 years of near absence!
Beauty And the Noble Beech
Offbeat  (tags: trees, beech, Japan, Nagano Prefecture, beauty, Kurohime, woods, bears, bats, owls, forest, wildlife, trees )

- 2942 days ago -
Coming from Britain, I thought I knew what beech woods were like, but this was far mote wild and beautiful than I'd ever seen. The older trees were massive, the silver-gray bark on their huge trunks mottled with pastel greens and yellows of lichens.
Behold the African Elephant. But Which One?
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, genetics, two species, african elephants, forest, savanna elephant )

- 3105 days ago -
There are two distinct species of elephants in Africa, not one, according to new genetic evidence. Previously, some scientists argued that the African savanna elephant and the forest elephant were the same species
Flying Snakes' Secret Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: Snakes, flying, forest, secret, revealed )

- 3135 days ago -
The snake dangles 49 feet (15 meters) off the ground, tail entwined around a branch. Suddenly, the animal rears up and launches, flinging its body toward the forest floor.
Lonely Carnage Abounds in Japan's 'Suicide Forest'
Offbeat  (tags: Forest, suicide, devolved, Japan )

- 3149 days ago -
At the foot of Mount Fuji, in the Chubu region of Japan, a lush and expansive forest named Aokigahara sits dauntingly.
Don't Let the Forest Service Log the Sequoia National Monument!
Offbeat  (tags: Forest, national monument, sequoia, trees, destroy, plant, wildlife )

- 3152 days ago -
The Giant Sequoia National Monument is one of the most majestic and awe-inspiring locations in the United States.
Chips for the Kids and All
Offbeat  (tags: woods, Amway, visually disadvantaged, volunteer, forest, Kokoro no Mori, healing, hope, confidence, full of life, wood chips, nature, conservation, protest trees, goodnews, C.W.Nicol environment, children, wildlife )

- 3305 days ago -
I have just returned to my study after two days and a night spent in the woods with a group of young people who are visually disadvantaged. Some of them have no eyesight at all, some could just barely make out shades and vague shapes.
Used Clothing Wrapped Around Trees Proving Effective in Stopping Deer Eating Shoots
Offbeat  (tags: deer, damage, tree, chewing, forest, unique, Japan, bark, used clothing, mysteriously, wrapping around, protection )

- 3363 days ago -
A unique preventative measure against damage caused by deer chewing on young trees developed by a farmer in the Hakushu district of Hokuto appears to be working, albeit mysteriously.
Trapped Sundarbans Tiger to Be Released Sunday
Offbeat  (tags: sundarbans, reserve, tiger, trapped rescued, released, forest, villagers )

- 3383 days ago -
A tiger from the Sundarbans biosphere reserve, which strayed into a village on the outskirts and was later tranquilised, would be released back into the forest Sunday, according to a top forest department official.
McKeever, Forest, Woolstencroft Win Gold
Offbeat  (tags: Paralympics, visually impaired, atheletes, McKeever, Forest, Woolstencroft win gold, downhill, cross country skiing, Canada )

- 3385 days ago -
It was a gold medal bonanza for Canada at the Paralympics on Thursday. Canada doubled its gold medal tally to six by winning three golds in alpine and cross-country ski events. Alpine skier Lauren Woolstencroft of North Vancouver, B.C., won her
A Scheme That Holds Water: An Irrigation System That Goes Back to Ancient Times
Offbeat  (tags: A Scheme That Holds Water, Air Asia, Air Lanka, An Irrigation System that Goes Back to A, Ancient Ceylon, ancient Sri Lanka, biology, forest, forests of Ceylon, History, plants, science, Travel, world newsamericans, arts, bizarre, unusual, wor )

- 3400 days ago -
In 1848, a British writer and traveler, Sir James Emerson Tennant, set out by torchlight through the northern forests of Ceylon on an arduous journey. He had heard that in the dense jungle lay one of the engineering wonders of the ancient world.
Halloween Pages! Enter, If You DaRe!!! Dont Be Scared!!
Offbeat  (tags: Halloween, scary, haunted, ghosts, vampiers, house, forest, goblins, pumpkins, fun, neat, monsters, music, mummy, 2008, americans, arts, bizarre, culture, custom, design, funny, goodnews, humans, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, s )

- 3916 days ago -
Just for fun, thanks to many of you here because of the pictures you have sent me, I have made some halloween pages. If you have any scary pictures or stories or sounds and would like, send them to me and I'll try and put them on some more pages.
Bear Attacks and Seriously Injures Swedish Forest Worker
Offbeat  (tags: Bear, attack, Swedish, forest, worker )

- 4106 days ago -
Stockholm - A forest worker was Wednesday attacked and seriously injured by a bear in the province of Dalarna, north-west of Stockholm, Swedish radio reported. He was clearing some forest with two co-workers when he spotted the bear and tried to escape.

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