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Puma Punku Bolivia the Gateway to the Sun

Puma Punku (Aymara and Quechua which literally means ‘Gate of the Puma’) is a 6th-century T-shaped and strategically aligned man-made terraced platform mound with a sunken court and monumental structure on top that is part of the Pumapunku complex, at the Tiwanaku Site near… Continue Reading “Puma Punku Bolivia the Gateway to the Sun”

10 Herbs you can Grow Indoors In Water All Year Long

Winter usually marks the end of fresh local produce (especially if you live in the Northern hemisphere). But what if you could grow some plants indoors without the hassle of mud and planters? Well, fortunately for you, the answer to that question is yes.… Continue Reading “10 Herbs you can Grow Indoors In Water All Year Long”

Vancouver Island’s 2000-year old Giant Trees

Vancouver Island is located in the temperate rainforest biome, with the mild climate and high rainfall combining to produce groves of massive old-growth trees. Some of the tallest stretch over 90 meters into the sky, while others measure as much as 20 meters in… Continue Reading “Vancouver Island’s 2000-year old Giant Trees”

Cheeky Otters are thriving in Singapore

On a grassy strip along the highway, a blur of brown fur moves quickly, a small head popping up every so often to check for danger. Like many urban species, the aquatic mammals are changing their behavior to fit into their new home, research… Continue Reading “Cheeky Otters are thriving in Singapore”

Himalayan Pink Salt Health Benefits

Himalayan pink salt is a pink-hued variety of salt that is sourced near the Himalaya mountains of South Asia. Himalayan salt is believed by many to be a healthier alternative to common table salt, or sodium chloride. Though mined like rock salt, Himalayan pink… Continue Reading “Himalayan Pink Salt Health Benefits”

Zakito Bouw- en Milieu Vergunning Jachthaven indienen LOB Verzoek

Op 18 Januari 2022, werd door de Natuur Stichting van Crickey Amigu di Natura een LOB verzoek ingediend om inzage te krijgen op de zogenaamde bouwvergunning voor een zwaar vervuilende Jachthaven in wereldwijde beschermd mangrove gebied nabij de KAE te Otranbanda. Buurtbewoners van Piscadera… Continue Reading “Zakito Bouw- en Milieu Vergunning Jachthaven indienen LOB Verzoek”

Giant African Snail

Giant African snail (GAS), giant African land snail, kalutara snail was first introduced to Hawaii in 1936; and later introduced to the continental USA in 1966. Imported as pets and for educational purposes; may also arrive accidentally in cargo. Agricultural and garden pest; attacks… Continue Reading “Giant African Snail”

The Best Place in the Andes Mountains to visit in Peru is Machu Picchu

South America has countless landscapes and tourist destinations to look at, among them the ruins of Lost City or Machu Picchu, for which there is the eternal debate about which one is better to pay a visit. And although there is no one better… Continue Reading “The Best Place in the Andes Mountains to visit in Peru is Machu Picchu”

Terracotta Army of Shi Huangdi, first Emperor of China

The Terracotta Army refers to the thousands of life-size clay models of soldiers, horses, and chariots which were deposited around the grand mausoleum of Shi Huangdi, first emperor of China and founder of the Qin dynasty, located near Lishan in Shaanxi Province, central China.… Continue Reading “Terracotta Army of Shi Huangdi, first Emperor of China”

Tiahuanaco @ Lake Titicaca in Bolivia

Tiwanacu, also spelled Tiahuanaco, isa major pre-Columbian civilization known from ruins of the same name that are situated near the southern shore of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. The main Tiwanaku site was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2000. Some scholars date the… Continue Reading “Tiahuanaco @ Lake Titicaca in Bolivia”

Like in many other regions of the World, Caribbean Coral Reefs are disappearing

Coral reefs form some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. But, for most of us, they are hidden from view. We are blind to how these ecosystems might be changing. Coral reefs face a number of threats – most of them are… Continue Reading “Like in many other regions of the World, Caribbean Coral Reefs are disappearing”

Indonesia Orangutan Jungle School

Deforestation is the greatest threat to the orangutan’s survival, and a great percentage of deforestation is set in motion to convert the land to oil palm cultivation. The rain forest, the natural habitat of the orangutan, is cleared for the benefit of plantations that… Continue Reading “Indonesia Orangutan Jungle School”

Korean Jang Bogo Research Station Antarctica

Korea is becoming a significant player in Antarctic research and Jang Bogo, by Space Group (South Korea), will be one of the largest year-round bases on the continent when it opens in 2014. The station’s aerodynamic triple-arm design will provide resistance to the elements… Continue Reading “Korean Jang Bogo Research Station Antarctica”