Browsing: Nature Matters

Darwin? Which one?

WHEN one hears the name Darwin, one immediately conjures up an image of an old man with a white beard…

Temperate rainforests

MENTION the word ‘rainforest’ and to most of us, it conjures up a vision of tropical and equatorial climates and…

Wildfires and pyrogeography

WILDFIRES have been commonplace events dating back to Palaeolithic and Mesolithic times and even before man in lightning flash fires…

Donner und Blitzen

EVERY second, there are about 40 to 50 lightning flashes globally, adding up to 1.4 billion a year. These flashes…

The shifting seasons

BOB Dylan’s recording in 1964 of his song, ‘The Times They Are A-Changing’, springs readily to mind when reading about…

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