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Rome zoo shows off two lion cubs born under lockdown — National Post

ROME — A Rome zoo showed off two lions cubs on Friday, both born during the city’s long coronavirus lockdown. Read More Rome zoo shows off two lion cubs born under lockdown — National Post

Portrait, Great Egret — TPJphoto.net

Her first portrait. Most young ones now are almost adults. They can fly, but return to the nest looking for food. Learning to hunt takes time and I’m sure even here they go hungry in the beginning. Portrait, Great Egret — TPJphoto.net

Satellites track unusual Saharan dust plume — Ten15AM

[ad_1] Applications 09/07/2020 198 views 5 likes Every summer, the wind carries large amounts of desert dust particles from the hot and dry Sahara Desert in northern Africa across the Atlantic Ocean. Data from the Copernicus Sentinel satellites and ESA’s Aeolus satellite show the extent of this year’s summer dust plume, dubbed ‘Godzilla,’ on its […] …

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Deforestation 2020 Update, King Solomon Blog — Rudy u Martinka

Is 2020 a sad year even for the forests? The Chicago Tribune sad news reports more killings, COVID-19 worries, and a continuing heat wave weather forecast of a repeat 1995 heat wave that killed 700 in Chicago. Last week I looked out a plane window to witness a blanket of pollution over Chicago. Today, I […] …

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How roads pave the way to environmental destruction — Jungle Fun

Introduction Before the invention of wheeled carriages and animal domestication all transportation was on foot. Narrow footpaths was all we needed to go from place to place. With animal domestication and settlements the paths became wider to allow space for caravans of pack animals. When cities expanded so did militaries. And with the large army […] …

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COLORADO MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK — Kungula Urban Gardening

Mesa Verde National Park is an Americannational park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Montezuma County, Colorado. The park protects some of the best-preservedAncestral Puebloan archaeological sites in the United States. Established by Congress and PresidentTheodore Roosevelt in 1906, the park occupies 52,485 acres (21,240 ha) near theFour Corners region of the AmericanSouthwest. With …

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BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION…🌍🌎🌏 — Ecological issues…

” Biodiversity can be defined as sum total of species richness.” It’s the sum total of all living beings present on the Earth. Edward Wilson gave an account on the types of biodiversity at different levels such as: genetic, species & ecological. Some examples of: 1} Genetic diversity- India has 5000 different strains […] BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION…🌍🌎🌏 …

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An Unexpected Shortage — Life on the Lighter Side

I am so thankful to God for birds. We have a wonderful area in our backyard that we have fixed up just for them. Feeders, birdbath, trees and shrubs to hide in – it’s lovely and has been a source of peace for me in the midst of COVID-19. I think the birds like it, […] …

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Photography of Birds – Set # 85 — H.J. Ruiz – Avian101

Set # 85 Carolina Chickadee Carolina chickadees are able to lower their body temperatures to induce an intentional state of hypothermia called torpor. They do this to conserve energy during extremely cold winters. In extremely cold weather conditions they look for cavities where they can hide in and spend up to fifteen hours at a […] …

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After last summer’s fires, the bell tolls for Australia’s endangered mountain bells — Kevin’s Walk on the Wild Side

Darwinia nubigena also known as the Success Bell or Red Mountain Bell. A.T Morphet, Author provided Kingsley Dixon, Curtin University This article is a preview from Flora, Fauna, Fire, a multimedia project launching on Monday July 13. The project tracks the recovery of Australia’s native plants and animals after last summer’s bushfire tragedy. Sign up […] …

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Black-headed Grosbeak — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Today I’m featuring images of Black-headed Grosbeaks. This species summers in the western United States and is predominately a forest dweller. In the Tucson area one finds it near or at the summits of our higher mountains. …

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Texas: Palo Duro Canyon State Park (2020) — Chase the Blue Dot

Known as the Grand Canyon of Texas, Palo Duro Canyon State Park is the second largest canyon in the United States. There’s plenty for the visitor to do here, including hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Unfortunately, our mid-morning arrival meant that it was too hot to do any trails. The Texas Park and Wildlife Department […] …

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Variety is the Spice of Life — Noting Nature

“In just one small area of ‘weeds’ I felt I had uncovered a thousand mysteries, barely scratching the surface of the true variety on offer.” Variety is the Spice of Life — Noting Nature

World’s rarest great ape pictured with babies — The Latest News

[ad_1] Image copyright WCS Image caption Only 300 Cross River gorillas are known to live in the wild Photos have been released for the first time in years showing a group of rare gorillas in the mountains of southern Nigeria, conservationists say. Only 300 Cross River gorillas are known to live in the wild, making […] …

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#PlasticFreeJuly: Ten Top Tips — Lydia Cooke

There’s nothing more heart warming than having someone reach out to me saying that they “want to help but just don’t know how”. As with most journeys in life, taking the first leap of faith can often seem like the hardest part; the first press up, the first page, the first bake. The world of […] …

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Destination Alabama: Hayes Nature Preserve — WHNT.com

Hayes Nature Preserve in Huntsville has plenty of fresh air and free activities for people of all ages and abilities. Destination Alabama: Hayes Nature Preserve — WHNT.com

Mufasa, the innocent white lion — International Wildlife Bond

“Mufasa fund” – fund raising to maintain legal right to keep Mufasa safe at Wild For Life sanctuary Petition – “Save Mufasa the white lion” -Care2Petition (at 644,804 signatures and rising) “White Lion Mufasa” – facebook page The Republic of South Africa, North West – Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (DREAD – which […] …

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