Camping Equipment And Sites For A Northwest Vacation

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Residents of the Northwest United States are proud of the conservation efforts put forth in their state. Washington, Oregon and Idaho have preserved some of the most beautiful forests, mountains, deserts and valleys for generations of outdoors enthusiasts. Much of the land in these great states is made available for people all over the country […]


The Floating Forest Theory Sinks

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One explanation used by young-earth proponents to explain that all coal seams formed during the Flood is the concept of the floating forest, which can be found on the Answers in Genesis website, written by Carl Wieland. There are actually four articles on the web that we will consider when discussing the floating forest. The […]


History Of The Pawpaw Tree

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Pawpaw trees were discovered in 1541 by the Spanish explorer, Hernando Desoto, on an excursion into the Mississippi Valley, and he sent samples of this plant back to Europe. William Bartram in 1776 stated in his botanical book, Travels, that he found pawpaw trees growing on the Alatamaha River in Georgia and in east Florida, […]


Costa Rica A Paradise For Eco Tourism

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For those who would like a destination for eco-tourism, Costa Rica is hard to beat. For a little country in Central America that’s only 19,730 square miles, there’s definitely a lot to see and do there. Costa Rica means ‘rich coast’ in Spanish, which is the country’s official language. Located between Nicaragua to the north […]


The Ancient Beauty Of Australia S Daintree Rainforest

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The Daintree is the largest tropical rainforest in Australia, and covers an area of approximately 1,200 square kilometres in North Queensland. It stretches from the Daintree River north to Cooktown and west to the Great Dividing Range, and is one of the most complex tropical rainforest ecosystems on earth. Its structural complexity and the diversity […]


Rainforests Way More Than Just Monkeys And Parrots Part 1

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Rainforests are the dynamic engine of the Earth’s biosphere; they fix carbon from the atmosphere, and the aspiration of plants in the rain forests produce nearly 10% of the oxygen we need to live (over 70% of the oxygen is generated by algae and plankton on the world’s oceans). They act as filters, pulling pollutants […]


Butt Mountain Life In A Steppe Climate

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If you were to sit in my living room and look out the picture window, you would see an enormous mountain that is about one-half mile from my front door. I have named it “Butt-mountain” for the butt-like rock formation that sits on its top. Butt-mountain, you would no doubt observe, is covered with yellowish, […]


Journey To Where The Sky Is Born The Yucatan S Sian Ka An Biosphere Reserve

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As the largest protected area in the Mayan Riviera and esteemed UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sian Ka’an has been the region’s premier nature and outdoor recreation destination since it opened 20 years ago. With nearly one-third of Mexico’s Caribbean coast dominated by the park, there is also no shortage of nature to explore. Located just […]