Albatrosses are masters of soaring flight, able to glide over vast tracts of ocean without flapping their wings. So fully have they adapted to their oceanic existence that they spend the first six or more years of their long lives (which last upwards of 50 years) without ever touching land.
How many Environmental Issues are you aware of? This list will definitely exceed your known list of issues. Just click the issue to know what it is all about. (Permalinks to wiki) Climate change Global warming Global dimming Fossil fuels Sea level rise Greenhouse gas Ocean acidification Shutdown of thermohaline circulation Environmental impact of the coal... Continue Reading →
Turtles are reptiles of the order Chelonii or Testudines characterised by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield. The scientific term turtle embraces the species known in general usage as tortoises, sea turtles and terrapins as well as all turtles, which term is commonly used to refer... Continue Reading →
This peaceful creature with a distinctive black and white coat is adored by the world and considered a national treasure in China. The rarest member of the bear family, pandas lives mainly in bamboo forests high in the mountains of western China, where they subsist almost entirely on bamboo. The giant panda lives in a... Continue Reading →