Monday, March 1, 2021

Features Solomons

Melanesian Sky Islands: Engines of Biodiversity

The phrase “sky islands” was initially coined by Weldon Heald in his publication describing the mountains of southeastern Arizona; remote montane forests or woodland surrounded by an expanse of desert. Sky islands form when the uppermost reaches of ridges become isolated physically from each other and ecologically from surrounding lowland environments. They are similar to...

| A drive in the Solomon Islands |

I am not going to lie; when it comes to a good old-fashioned road trip, my family and I are failures on a gargantuan scale. Those who know us laugh about our lack of ability to get out of town without needing a toilet break and we seem to have an uncanny knack for...