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World's most instagrammed forests

About a third of the world’s landmass is covered in forest. And in addition to providing important stuff like the oxygen we breathe and habitats for wild animals, they also make for some downright jaw-dropping photographs. From the towering redwoods of California to the cloud forests of Costa Rica, the trees covering our planet can be our most beautiful sites when captured correctly. We took a look at Taxi2airport.com’s study of the 15 most-Instagrammed forests in the world and found some of ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Mirror Lake, England, Instagram, California, Washington, China, US, Colombia, Atlantic, Poland, Brazil, Nottingham, Newfoundland


White-furred animals could die out because of climate change, study suggests

White-furred animals are in danger of dying out because climate change is causing a fall in snow cover, leaving them exposed and vulnerable, a new study suggests. Scientists in Poland have been following the worrying case of the white-coated weasel, which sheds its tawny covering in the winter for a milky coat allowing it to blend effortlessly into its icy environment. But researchers have discovered that between 1997 and 2007 the number of days with permanent snow cover in Białowieża Forest, Po...
Tags: Science, Poland, North America, Northern Europe, Polish Academy of Sciences, Mustela, Zub, Białowieża Forest Poland, Karol Zub