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.
The southwestern area of British Columbia in Canada has beautiful wildflowers. Here are photos and descriptions of some of my favourite spring blossoms.
The Amazon fauna has one of the richest biodiversity in the world. Many kind of animals inhabit the rainforest as the jaguar, the macaws, the Amazon river dolphin, the anaconda and many others Amazon Rainforest Animals.
European Larch and the Bald Cypress recognizing these trees with the aid of images,text and descriptions. The intention of this series 'A Study of Trees' is to help those interested in trees to identi
Still Creek in Burnaby Lake Regional Park is a beautiful place to visit. Himalayan balsam grows on the land beside the creek. This flowering plant can be invasive.
A great part of the beauty of Tenerife in the Canary Islands is created by the amazing wealth of exotic plant species that grow on the island. There are, however, many common ones that are definitely the "femme fatales"...
The cave lions are distinct and extinct species of cold weather lions. Perfectly preserved samples have been discovered. Will we bring back the cave lions? In time, this could come to pass.
The strange looking Dragon Tree (Dracaena draco) is one of several trees that grow in Tenerife that have medicinal properties which make them included in lists of herbs as well as trees. The Dragon Tree grows to a...
An article explaining the meaning of roses and their colours. What colour roses to send as a gift for a special birthday; a close friendship; to say thank you or perhaps to the one you wish to woo!
English butterflies looks at some of the common species of butterfly in England including small tortoiseshell, large white, common blue, speckled wood and painted lady. The usual habitat of each butterfly is also...