National Park consists of a series of six deep lakes separated natural dykes of rock rich in red travertine. This rock is found only in few places in the world.
Fund was provided by the U.S. for developing International, with a supplement from the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Much of this park consists of a species of wild goat, a species of wild sheep, wolves, foxes, mammals, fish and a bird species is found only in Afghanistan.
Snow leopard was in the area until the 1980s, when they disappeared because of uncontrolled hunting.
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Tomato consumption prolongs life
Researchers at the John Innes Center in Norwich, United Kingdom, in collaboration with other European centers participating to the FLORA project, have obtained genetically modified tomatoes rich in anthocyanins, a category of antioxidants belonging to the class of flavonoids. These tomatoes showed a significant protective effect by extending the life of mice.
Prince Charles against deforestation
Prince Charles of Great Britain met Monday with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia and presented his ideas for saving the rain forest.
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Tropical forests - all year round temperatures are high and precipitation. Tropical moist forests are found near the equator. In tropical forests there is a season of drought. Most trees have crown umbeliforma.
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