Fires in the Amazon rainforest have caught the world's attention in recent months, but another region of Brazil — the Cerrado — is also vulnerable. Elite firefighters patrol and protect the sprawling savanna.
Savannas, rainforests, deserts: nature and animal lovers are spoiled for choice in Africa. There are more than 300 national parks. We've chosen some of the most fascinating – from A as in antelope to Z as in zebra.
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A huge chicken farm, right in the middle of the northern Nigerian Savanna. Investors promise thousands of new jobs. Politicians call it a decisive step, towards modernizing the economy. But not all Nigerians are excited.
While the Congo rainforests are home to more than 400 mammal species, war and hunting have almost wiped out fauna on the savannas of the lower reaches of the Congo River. Biologists in the region are taking stock of the remaining biomass and biodiversity.
The biodiversity of the Congo rainforests is unique. The forests are home to more than 400 mammal species, more than 1,000 bird species and at least 10,000 plant species.
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