Plateaus are in general referred to as the flat top mountains but by definition a plateau is defined as a large flat piece of land raised approximately more than 15000 feet above its surroundings, having at least one steep side. A plateau may...
Autumn is the best time to see migratory wading birds, so when a Curlew Sandpiper was reported less than half an hour from home it was an opportunity far too tempting to pass up.
While puffins are not yet on the endangered species list, their numbers are rapidly falling. Conservationists are working to find solutions.
Dharavi, Mumbai. Asia's largest slum. Poverty, Disease and Inequality. But is there hope for its residents?
I'm a bit unfortunate in that I am allergic to many insect bites from sandflies to gnats and biting midgies, and so I do my best to identify types in case I need hospital treatment.
Scientists have divided the ocean up into several major subdivisions to make it easier to learn more about the world's oceans. Learn more about these subdivisions and how they are divided.
Local biological materials for filtration of grey water
There are more than one MILLION earthquakes a year. Where will the next one strike? Find out here why earthquakes happen and how you could be affected by the tremors.
Rafflesia is the world’s largest flower which belongs to the genus of parasitic flowering plants. Rafflesia is the official state flower of Indonesia, the Sabah state in Malaysia, and also for the SuratThaniProvince, Thailand.This flower was discovered in the Indonesian rain forest by an...
The female tailorbird is an extraordinary creature. She builds a cradle for a nest by actually sewing leaves together using materials that she gathers from various places, including a spider's silk and plant fibers. She builds the nest in such a manner to hide her young from predators.