miombo


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miombo

(mɪˈɔmbɔ)
n
(Physical Geography) (in E Africa) a dry wooded area with sparse deciduous growth
[C19: probably from a Niger-Congo language]
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The Amazon, the Miombo Woodlands in southern Africa and southwest Australia are some of the most affected areas, research by the University of East Anglia, James Cook University and WWF found.
But right now, the newest residents of Malawi's Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve are proving harder to locate than a proverbial needle in a haystack - or an elephant in miombo woodland, in this case.
But on my trip, the newest residents of Malawi's Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve proved harder to locate than a proverbial needle in a haystack - or an elephant in miombo woodland, in this case.
Bee Sweet Honey is a commercial producer of organic honey using a large network of small farmers in the Miombo region of Northern Zambia.
It covers a transition zone where East African savannah and southern miombo woodlands and their respective fauna and flora meet against a dramatic topography of ephemeral sand rivers, granite hills and broad valleys studded with rocky outcrops and venerable baobabs.
Recorded habitat classes were miombo woodland, mopane woodland, gorge, thornveld, savanna, and wetland (mainly river fringes).
But recently discovered in the Miombo woodland of central Africa is an abandoned termite mound that is over 2,200 years old.
It will also implement a model of resistance and adaptation to climate change Miombo forest in northern Mozambique.
2012, Kirk-Spriggs, Malaise traps Miombo & Mopane woodlands (BMSA); 1$ 24 mi.
Carbon sequestration and biodiversity of re-growing miombo woodlands in Mozambique.