(Natural News) As the problem of deforestation continues to spread around the globe, one brave orangutan has decided that he’s had enough. Loggers were tearing down trees left and right in the Ketapang Regency on the island of Borneo, when the orangutan began defending its home. Daring to climb across a fallen tree, the fearless creature…..Read more & video
In the Pacific ocean North East of Hawaii, exists a giant whirlpool of debris accumulated by the ocean currents, which is now scientifically referred to as the North Pacific Gyre. It’s one of the largest ecosystems on Earth, comprising millions of square kilometres. Today it’s better known as “The Great Garbage Patch,” an area the…Read more & short video – “Midway Island, North Pacific Ocean, Unbelievable!”
In 2014, avid hikers Cynthia Bennet and her boyfriend adopted their first dog, Henry. Bennet was interested in finding a golden retriever mix, but then she came across Henry… At just 14 weeks old, he stole her heart. Henry was 5x bigger than the other puppies but quickly proved himself to be a huge cuddle bug. When Bennet sat down, he curled up in her lap, went belly up, then flipped his head over her arm. That’s when she knew he was “the one.”
Bennett told The Dodo: “I think we only had him for three days when we took him on our first hike. He found the steepest, tallest rock around, and he ran up to the top of it to look over the edge.” That’s when they started calling him their little “mountain goat.”
After a few months, the couple decided their family wasn’t complete. After five months of searching, they rescued a Siamese kitten mix named Baloo. “He ran right up to me,” Bennett said. “And he was the one who played, but he wasn’t the most rowdy.” Just like Henry, he was perfect for them.
When Henry and Baloo were first introduced, it was love at first sight, according to Bennet. Reportedly, all they wanted to do was snuggle up together and play. Before long, both critters started going on hiking trips with their human parents.
“He’s definitely not the kind of cat we can leave home alone on the weekend anymore,” Bennet said, referring to Baloo. “I think he thinks he’s more a dog than anything.”
The hiking enthusiast added,
“I get a lot of questions about how we got him used to it. But he really loves it. He really wants to go outside. “If I touch Henry’s leash, [Baloo] will start screaming at the door.”
Growing up in a small town in Northern British Columbia, Canada, the Northern Lights were a common sight. It wasn’t until I moved to Toronto back in 2010, that I actually realized how much I took this spectacular light show for granted as so many people I met had a longing to witness this natural…Read more & photos
The Hilarious Winners Of The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Have Been Announced http://www.iflscience.com By Jonathan O’Callaghan 18 Dec 2017, 15:05 The overall winner was awarded to a series of four photos showing an owl losing its footing and falling off a branch, taken by Tibor Kercz. He wins a safari to Kenya as his prize, and a…Read more & photos
“We are part of Creation, thus, if we break the laws of Creation we destroy ourselves. We, the Original Caretakers of Mother Earth, have no choice but to follow and uphold the Original Instructions, which sustains the continuity of Life. We recognize our umbilical connection to Mother Earth and understand that she is the source of life,…Read more & video
A subterranean paradise: Russian travelers capture drone footage of world’s largest cavern.
A small team of Russian travelers recently managed to acquire drone footage of the Son Doong Cave – the largest known natural cave in the world. Nestled in the emerald rainforests of central Vietnam, the Son Doong cave is one of the most pristine natural formations in the world. First discovered by a local Vietnamese logger named Ho Khanh in 1991, the exact location of this natural wonder was lost to the world until its rediscovery by British explorers led by Howard Limbert in 2009.
Formed over 2 million years ago from a cave-in caused by a mountain river, the massive Son Doong cave stretches over 5 kilometers in length and boasts a massive size of 150 meters by 200 meters. An entire city block could easily fit in its cavernous depths. With an estimated volume of 38.5 million cubic meters, this gargantuan cave is twice the size of the Malaysian Deer Cave – now the second largest cave – effectively dethroning the latter as the largest cave in the world.