Monthly Archives: July 2015

A weekend walk at Behana Gorge

For a place with such spectacular landforms, it is surprising that Behana Gorge is not listed as National Park with its namesake. Located about 30 minutes drive south of Cairns, and hidden in the flanks of the grand Walsh’s Pyramid, Behana … Continue reading

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The hidden anatomical diversity of tropical woods

Prof. Susan Laurance from James Cook University has set up a rainfall exclusion experiment at the Daintree Rainforest Observatory – a location where Australia’s premium lowland tropical rainforest still predominate. Prof. Susan is studying the effect of drought on tropical … Continue reading

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