The UN has adopted the world's first treaty to protect the high seas and preserve marine biodiversity in international waters, marking a milestone after nearly 20 years of effort, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Monday. The adoption followed an agreement reached in March by more than 100 countries on the text of the High Seas … Continue reading UN adopts world’s first treaty to protect high seas biodiversity
Gardens in Dubai serve many purposes. Some are cleverly designed to meet the demands of the community and high climates, while others are big-ticket attractions. Among them, Dubai Miracle Garden has once again unlocked its gates to reveal the floral displays that its team have been working on in secret throughout the summer. Open from autumn through to … Continue reading What Dubai’s most spectacular gardens look like
A notch in a tree will remain the same distance from the ground as the tree grows. The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infra-red and ultra-violet lights. Dolphins cannot stay long underwater because they breathe through their blowholes above water. Other vegetables high in carotenoids are carrots, spinach, potatoes, and … Continue reading 17 Fascinating facts about nature
Humanity's unbridled growth in recent decades has come at a "devastating cost to nature" according a wide-ranging international review on the vital economic role played by our living planet. The 600-page rundown of scientific material commissioned by the British government highlighted the precarious state of global biodiversity and warned that nothing short of a sea … Continue reading Economic growth is destroying nature and humanity, survey finds
The Russian military has officially confirmed the discovery of five new Arctic islands which have emerged as climate change accelerates glacial melting. The new islands were discovered by a student onboard a Russian Navy research vessel that conducted a voyage through Arctic waters in late 2016. Russia has been increasing its military and commercial presence in the Arctic as … Continue reading Russian military discovers five new Arctic islands
When tasked with making their unique nests, Argentina’s solitary bees are now choosing plastic. Wile bees nesting in Argentinian crop fields were recently found constructing nests entirely made of the flimsy plastic packaging material left on farms. From 2017 to 2018, researchers at Argentina's National Agricultural Technology Institute crafted wooden, artificial nests for wild bees. … Continue reading Wild bees now building nests with plastic
A Stanford professor has predicted that human beings will no longer need sex to make babies in 30 years to come. The good news is, it'll be free of charge. According to the scholar, men and women won't need to have sexual intercourse in order to achieve their dreams of being parents to their "own … Continue reading ‘Sex won’t be necessary to have Babies in 30 Years from now,’ says a Stanford Professor
They always say "nature is love" but when it blesses us with a curse in the form of earthquakes, hurricanes, blizzards and more, we begin to ask questions. Should we blame God when nature weeps, and ignore our destructive human nature? The world has faced global warming in recent years. This crisis remains one of the … Continue reading Blizzard of ’77: An unbelievably true story from nature
Innovation, no doubts, makes life better. And a new fashion trend tagged "BioFashion" aims to save the earth as well as humans, from our destructive habits. BioFashion is an environmental initiative that seeks to create awareness about the preservation and management of natural resources. Reports confirm that this uncommon fashion show was held on 19 November in Cali, the capital … Continue reading BioFashion Show: Nature meets Fashion in Columbia
Local and foreign tourists are currently booking tickets - lots of it - to Luoyang, a city in China's Henan province. This botanic garden has become on of the best tourist attractions lately especially for anyone who loves nature. Thanks to a couple of metal peonies weighing 250 kg each, forged by Wang Shupin. The … Continue reading Amazing Metal Peonies Debut In China.
The Underwater Photographer of the Year contest is a UK-based competition for pictures taken underwater. The artistic champions represented about 50 countries in an intensely competed exhibition. Alex Mustard was the jury chairman who displayed all the beautiful and inspiring imageries for the judges to score. The jury chairman Alex Mustard was full of praises for … Continue reading Underwater Photographer (2016 Award Winners)
This is nature at its best. The pictures were taken by a French photographer Julien Grondin. Enjoy the beauty of sunset throughout the world. It's a wonderful world. What do the pictures of this wonderful world remind you?
These pictures taken yesterday April 13, 2016 shows an aerial view of a land of peach blossoms in Chagugang Town of Wuqing District in north China's Tianjin. A peach blossom festival was held there and it'll remain open to tourists.
The Second Jinxi Peach Blossom Festival in Tianjin on Wednesday, April 13. Tourists visited in large numbers to catch a glimpse of the beautiful peach flowers in full blossom. Some girls were dressed up as "flower fairies" to welcome the visitors into the loving world of nature.
What has nature done to humans that it deserves ill-treatment? If we cut down all the trees, pollute the waters and air or consume all the animals, would mankind get satisfaction? These elderly women were seen cutting down trees for the sake of picking sophia flowers. They showed no sympathy for nature as they committed … Continue reading Shedding Tears for Nature.