Tag - nature

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Plains, Trains & Flamingos 

Located in the southwest of Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes, the Salar de Uyuni on first glance seems like a vast open plain devoid of life or interesting features. However, look closer and it quickly becomes apparent that this is one of the...

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Survival of the Salties 

In Northern Australia, a fearsome predator lurks beneath the water. Growing up to 23ft in length and weighing in at a mighty 2,600lb, this is certainly not a beast to be messed with. That’s right – it’s the salt water crocodile. Infamously...

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The surprise at Abraham Lake 

Amongst the Canadian Rocky Mountains, in Clearwater County on the western edge of province of Alberta, sits Abraham Lake. Canada is no stranger to natural lakes – in fact, the country holds more than 50% of the world’s lakes! However, on the North...

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The Devil’s Kettle 

Nothing spurs the imagination quite so much as an unsolved geological mystery, and there are plenty of these to be found in all corners of the world.  One such phenomenon is located in Judge C.R. Magney State Park in Minnesota, USA, where the Brule...

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Lion Lights

Imagine if your income and financial security could be eaten by lions. Not the metaphorical lions of unexpected bills and taxes, but actual creatures that can kill and be killed.  Richard Turere in a Kenyan Maasai cattle herder. His life and the...

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Firehawks

Once again, it has been a very hot month across the globe. Heat waves have spread throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. The weather may have meant that you were able to get a lovely tan, but these extreme weather fronts haven’t been...

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Psychedelic Zombie Snails 

As the holiday season is well underway, many of us will have already booked our accommodation in whichever country, city or town we have chosen to visit. There are a lot of options these days, and they all cater to a wide variety of visitors, who...

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Coffee Break

Help Nature to Help Your Garden

Anyone with a garden will know they can be a lot of hard work to keep looking good. There are different jobs to do at varying times of the year, and a pleasant garden can be lovely to sit and relax in or to entertain friends and family. It is not...

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The Tree Climbing Goats of Morocco

In the ancient Roman calendar, March was the first month of the year. Named after Mars, the god of war – who inexplicably beat his sword into a ploughshare as the dual patron of agriculture – it was a season that represented a return to nature...

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Tardigrades: Nature’s survivors

If you thought the cockroach was the Earth’s hardiest creature, think again! There is an animal even tougher, far smaller and, if you believe it’s possible, even stranger looking: the tardigrade, am eight-legged micro-animal most commonly found in...

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