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(Natural News) A recent study showed that pesticides can harm bee populations for generations. The paper, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, found that bee populations can take a hit for generations once a bee is exposed to a common pesticide in its first year of life.
(Natural News) A new study revealed that demand for biodiesel in Europe came with a heavy price – disappearing forest land. It mentioned that ever since the EU introduced its green fuels law in 2010, forests the size of the Netherlands have been lost to fields for growing crops for biodiesel. The study called on the EU to end support for palm and soy biodiesel to address the deforestation caused by their cultivation.
The Dalsland canal consists of a string of large and small lakes, coves, fjords and bi-links that are bound together by about 12 km of dug / exploded canal. The total length of the lake system is about 250 km and extends from the western side of Lake Vänern, passing up through the Dalsland landscape, further into the Värmland landscape, up to the Norwegian border and into Norway. In the lake system there are 31 locks distributed at 17 lock stations. The fall height is a total of 66 meters. The canal is considered one of the most beautiful waterways in Europe!
Analiza had a string in her garden, and she noticed that the ants used this as their route home while doing labor. She was mesmerized by what she’s caught and decided to take photos of nature’s wonderful animals with just the use of her smartphone.
(Natural News) A bar-tailed godwit breaks the world record for the longest shorebird flight after flying 75,000 miles nonstop. The male bird, which was named “4BBRW” for the blue, red and white rings on its legs, set off from Alaska on Sept. 16. It traveled eleven consecutive days before arriving in New Zealand.
Languishing in the soft, silty mud, the living fossil looked as if it didn’t have a care in the world as it feasted on the fish left stranded in the tidal mangrove pools of the Sungei Buloh wetlands. However, the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) might have been a little less at ease if it knew nearly 90% of its mangrove habitat in Singapore has been lost over the past century.