Articles in the category Fauna and flora (176)

It was a microsnail, its shell just about the size of an ant, and it was found crawling along the jagged limestone boulders of Masungi Georeserve, looking for lichens and other vegetation to feed on. While the snail carries its shell in a typical position when it moves, with the pointed whorl at the top, when resting in crevices it moves its shell so that the whorl is underneath.
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Published on 02/12/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Environment, Fauna and flora
Tags: Baguio, companies, photography, research, University
The initial 50 hectares has expanded to 220 hectares (544 acres), thanks to both ongoing planting efforts and natural reforestation. The Kalibo mangrove is considered a major tourist attraction; in 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the mangrove forest registered 38,455 foreign and local tourists, and the Kalibo Save the Mangrove Association (KASAMA), founded by the planters, has received several national awards.
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Mount Cabuyao is a mountain in the Philippines located in the municipality of Tuba in the province of Benguet. Its summit, rising to more than 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) above sea level, overlooks the city of Baguio. It is commonly mistaken as Mount Santo Tomas, a taller mountain just beside it
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Published on 23/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Fauna and flora
Tags: Baguio
Dwarf forest, elfin forest, or pygmy forest is an uncommon ecosystem featuring miniature trees, inhabited by small species of fauna such as rodents and lizards. They are usually located at high elevations, under conditions of sufficient air humidity but poor soil. There are two main dwarf forest ecosystem types, involving different species and environmental characteristics: coastal temperate and montane tropical regions.
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Published on 23/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Fauna and flora
Tags: forest, Hamiguitan
Mount Halcon is a mountain located in the island of Mindoro in the Philippines. Its height of 2,586 metres (8,484 ft) makes it the 18th highest peak in the Philippines. Its steep slopes have earned it the reputation of being the most difficult mountain to climb in the country.
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Published on 22/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Fauna and flora
Tags: Mindoro, mountains
For us, climbing mountains is more than just a sport. It is foremost a spiritual experience. We ascend mountains to seek an understanding of our place in this world, an explanation of our life’s purpose, a deep exploration of our souls, and an opportunity to face our fears. Mt. Guiting-Guiting, the toughest mountain we ever climbed, provided us an unforgettable and meaningful lesson of the soul.
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Published on 20/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Fauna and flora, Leisure, Travel
Tags: Guiting-Guiting, Romblon, Sibuyan