Category: Wildlife

Cigarette Butts The Most Littered Item On Our Planet

Cigarette butts account for one-third of all trash collected according to the ocean conservatory project. Research shows that filters aren’t even needed as they do next to nothing to mitigate the harmful effects of smoking. Over the past several years a lot of attention…

Nose-horned lizard species found in Indonesia

Nearly 130 years ago, Italian explorer Elio Modigliani arrived at a natural history museum in Genoa with a lizard he’d reportedly collected from the forests of Indonesia. Nose Based on Modigliani’s specimen, the striking lizard — notable for a horn that protrudes from its…

Amazon Frogs destroy Australian Wildlife

Cane toads are native to South and Central America. They are extremely hardy animals and voracious predators of insects and other small prey. These qualities led to their introduction into Australia as a means of controlling pest beetles in the sugar cane industry in…

Kappen met die massale ontbossing voor Bio-Massa

Het begint nu wel heel erg op te vallen dat er op belachelijke schaal bomen gekapt worden. Er vindt een enorme kaalslag plaats in de NL’se bossen. Bos verdwijnt om ruimte te geven aan heide. Lanen met prachtige bomen die verdwijnen. Wat ook de…

The Largest Mangrove Forest in the World

The largest mangrove forest in the world is @ Sundarban. It is located in the two south Asian countries between Bangladesh and India. Most part of Sundarban lies in Bangladesh. The area of Sundarban is nearly 10,000 square kilometer on which 6000 km2 is…

Planet Earth Just Experienced second-Hottest Winter Ever Recorded

February 2020 was the second-hottest February ever recorded. And according to a Friday report by scientists at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Northern Hemisphere winter months as a whole – December 2019 through February 2020 – were also the…

US National parks are suddenly free to visit, But this might put people in danger

Three days of rejuvenation in Canyonlands National Park seemed the perfect bridge from winter to summer. But like so many other spring break national park escapes, our plans to pitch tents in the Needles Campground next week were undone by Corona-virus. Confusion about whether…

USA and Brazil agree to develop Amazon

The USA and Brazil have agreed to promote private-sector development in the Amazon, during a meeting in Washington in 2019. They also pledged a $100m (£80m) biodiversity conservation fund for the Amazon led by the private sector. Brazil’s foreign minister said opening the rain…

Smoke from Australian Wild Fires reaching Brazil

Smoke from devastating bush fires in Australia that have led to the death of over two dozen people has reached South America. According to the Brazilian Metsul Meteorologia company, smoke from the Australian fires is beginning to arrive in the northwest of Rio Grande…

UN Report warns of ‘Collective Failure” to Act and Meet CO2 emissions gap

Signing up to the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015, world leaders agreed to limit global warming by the end of the century to 1.5 degrees Celsius, ideally, and certainly no higher than 2 degrees C. But a United Nations report published today says either goal is a…