“Like father, like son” may be a cliche adage, but it is incredibly true when it comes to 13-year-old Robert Irwin and his deceased father, Steve Irwin. Following in the footsteps of his dad, Robert has developed a penchant for wildlife. However, he’s gone one step further by merging that passion with a talent for photography. …Read more & photos
In what is being called the biggest attack on the Amazon in fifty years, Brazil has just opened a massive area of the rainforest up to mining. A formerly protected national reserve twice the size of New Jersey, which is home to several indigenous tribes, has been officially abolished and will be turned over to mining interests.
Sadly, the decision wasn’t even made by a democratic body or informed vote, but by a presidential decree which changes rules, effectively abolishing a protected area known as the National Reserve of Copper and Associates (Renca). Brazilian President Michel Temer’s time in office has been marked by scandal and corruption, most notably for offering concessions to big business interests in exchange for money and votes……
The tonic of the wilderness was Henry David Thoreau’s classic prescription for civilization and its discontents, offered in the 1854 essay Walden: Or, Life in the Woods. Now there’s scientific evidence supporting eco-therapy. The Japanese practice of forest bathing is proven to lower heart……Read more
13 juni 2014
Since the 1970’s Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NYC. His forest has transformed what was once a barren wasteland, into a lush oasis.
Humble yet passionate and philosophical about his work. Payeng takes us on a journey into his incredible forest.
By: GoodNewsNetwork Amongst the many initiatives that have been taken to save the dwindling elephant population, these drones might be the most impressive. Elephants are notorious for wandering away from protected spaces and national parks in search of newly-grown crops. One hungry mammal can be devastating for a farmer’s crop, leading some to throw stones or attack the…Read more
Enligt Per Kryger vid Århus Universitet bekräftar fynden vad biforskare tidigare misstänkt ligger bakom sk ”Colony Collapse Disorder”, massdöd av bin. Inlägget TV-Helse.se: Mysteriet med massdöd av bin är löst dök först upp på NewsVoice….