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Hibakujumoku, the survivor trees

On August 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb used as a weapon of war was launched on Hiroshima.The city was destroyed and hundreds of thousands of people died. Surprisingly,…

House Gecko, the urban bug killer

Geckos are tropical and subtropical lizards. Some of them have adapted to live in urban areas where they can find relatively warm microhabitats in man-made structures.…

Are mangroves ecosystems the richest carbon storage?

Mangroves grow along tropical coasts and are unique amongst the world’s plants: they are adapted to live in harsh coastal conditions with high levels of salinity…


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