Two civilizations live side by side in this gallery by Christian Gerth. One lives close to nature, building shanty towns underneath trees, along cliff faces, and in dug out desert oases, the other builds magnificent cities along the beaches and rocky coastlines of this picturesque world. Both feature stunningly creative architecture, but there’s no denying which civilization has the upper hand.
Highlights in and around Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa
"A forest is much more than what you see," says ecologist Suzanne Simard. Her 30 years of research in Canadian forests have led to an astounding discovery -- trees talk, often and over vast distances. Learn more about the harmonious yet complicated social lives of trees and prepare to see the natural world with new eyes.
Pico do Jaraguá: trilhas, mata atlântica e ecoturismo sem sair da capital de SP