Damp and dedicated scientists from Brunei and Britain are measuring, recording and collecting in the Batu Apoi Forest Reserve. Their goal is to understand the workings of this complex and endangered biotope.
Trees and Islam
Specially-mixed blends of news, entertainment and cultural programming, and a strong devotion to community service, earn Arab-American television broadcasters loyal followings in cities across the United States.
Pulling levers, turning cranks and pushing buttons, both children and adults can read, experiment and learn at the Aramco Exhibit, where they discover today's technology and the scientific principles behind it.
An elegant and ancient irrigation system delivers more than 70 percent of arid Oman's water supply. The aflajhave shaped the country's history, its settlement patterns and even the social structures of its towns.
"You do it because you love it," says a young Saudi who found he couldn't stay away from racing. With his scars - and his videotapes of every Formula One race since 1971 - Saeed Gazzar is back on the circuit.