Tag Archives: environment

“This is not my home”

Orangutans are among the most intelligent primates. Like we who read this. Native to Indonesia and Malaysia, orangutans are currently found in only the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. Human activities have caused severe declines in the populations and ranges of both species. The most recent estimates (2000-2004) … Continue reading

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International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR), 13th of October, designated by United Nations, “encourages every citizen and government to take part in building more disaster resilient communities and nations”.

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Four seasons of a river

Rivers are the veins of the earth. Without rivers we would not have our civilization. Rivers provide us energy. Rivers can be rough. Rivers calm my mind. Rivers are aesthetic. I love rivers. This is a photographic study of a … Continue reading

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Inle Lake, Burma 1987

Inle Lake has long been a popular tourist destination, both in today’s Myanmar, and also in Burma a quarter of a century ago, when I had an opportunity to see the beauty of the lake. The lake and the inhabitants … Continue reading

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Flash floods and ants in Burma year 1987

Last Thursday, 23rd of October, flash foods hit central Myanmar, killing possibly hundreds of people and leaving many more homeless. According to Mandalay’s weather statistics, October is month of heaviest rain, caused by tropical cyclones. The rain in this region might … Continue reading

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Humans, cows, methane and global warming

There are seven billion humans on Earth – and 1.3 billion cows. One person passes gas normally 0.5 – 2 liters per day. There is 0-10% (even up to 26%) methane in the gas. So, let’s assume I have a … Continue reading

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