Old Growth Forests

Daintree Rainforest, Australia

Daintree Rainforest, Australia

The Daintree Rainforest is a tropical rainforest on the northeast coast of Queensland, Australia, north of Mossman and Cairns. At around 1,200 km2 (460 sq mi), the Daintree is the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian continent.…
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Białowieża Forest, Poland and Belarus

Białowieża Forest, Poland and Belarus

Białowieża Forest, known as Belovezhskaya Pushcha (Belarusian: Белавежская пушча) in Belarus and Puszcza Białowieska in Poland, is an ancient woodland that straddles the border between the two countries, located 70 km (43 mi) north of Brest (Belarus) and 62 km…
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Kakamega Forest, Kenya

Kakamega Forest, Kenya

Kakamega Forest is situated in Western Province Kenya, northwest of the capital Nairobi, and near to the border with Uganda. It is said to be Kenya’s last remnant of the ancient Guineo-Congolian rainforest that once spanned the continent. including reserves,…
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Yakushima, Japan

Yakushima, Japan

Yakushima is a town located in Kumage District, Kagoshima, Japan. The town is on the island of Yakushima and Kuchinoerabujima. Yakushima is famous for its lush vegetation. Most of the island has at one time or another been logged but…
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Tongass National Forest, Alaska

Tongass National Forest, Alaska

The Tongass National Forest in southeastern Alaska is the largest national forest in the United States at 17 million acres. Most of its area is part of the temperate rain forest WWF ecoregion, itself part of the larger Pacific temperate…
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Waipoua Forest, New Zealand

Waipoua Forest, New Zealand

Waipoua Forest preserves some of the best examples of Kauri forest remaining in New Zealand. It is notable for having two of the largest living kauri trees, Tane Mahuta and Te Matua Ngahere. The forest was declared a sanctuary in…
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Araucaria Forest, Chile

Araucaria Forest, Chile

Araucarias Biosphere Reserve is located in the Andes range, in south-central Chile. It comprises the Conguillío National Park and the Alto Bío-Bío National Reserve. The main feature of this Biosphere Reserve is the massive presence of Araucarias. The fact about…
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Tarkine, Australia

Tarkine, Australia

The Tarkine is an area containing the Savage River National Park in the north west Tasmania, Australia, which environmental non-government organizations claim contains significant areas of wilderness. The Tarkine is noted for its beauty and natural values, containing the largest…
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Great Bear Rainforest, Canada

Great Bear Rainforest, Canada

The Great Bear Rainforest is a temperate rain forest on the Pacific coast of British Columbia, Canada. Originally a name coined by environmental groups in the mid-1990s, it is a 6.4 million hectare area along British Columbia’s north and central…
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