2011 International Year of Forests – a forest through a magnifying glass

Forests come in all shapes and sizes. On every continent except Antarctica, there are forests. But – logically – the types of forests and their associated characteristics and appearance differ in various parts of the world. Rain forest is found in tropical Central and South America, deciduous forest in Europe and coniferous forests in the colder regions of the world. Nothing is what it seems, though. Especially in the case of forests you will often see differences between patches of […] Read more »