Plitvice Lakes National Park And The Giant Lion Stone Head? | Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park (Croatian: Nacionalni park Plitvička jezera, colloquial Plitvice, pronounced [plîtʋitse]) is one of the oldest national parks in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia.[2] In 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage register.[3] The national park was founded in 1949 and is situated in the … Continue reading Plitvice Lakes National Park And The Giant Lion Stone Head? | Croatia

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Amazonian tribes unite against Brazil’s plans for hydroelectric dams

Amazonian tribes are uniting against the Brazilian government’s plans to build hydroelectric dams right on their doorstep. As the projects accelerate, people have not been consulted, nor have proper environmental studies been carried out. The Munduruku, Apiaka, Kayabi and Rikbaktsa tribes have their home in the world’s biggest forest, stretching across nine nations and harboring … Continue reading Amazonian tribes unite against Brazil’s plans for hydroelectric dams

Dead Zones Found in Atlantic Ocean

A team of German and Canadian marine biologists have for the first time ever witnessed so-called ‘dead zones’ in the Atlantic Ocean – places where no life can thrive, owing to there being almost no dissolved oxygen in the water. Zones depleted of oxygen do exist in nature and have previously been discovered along populated … Continue reading Dead Zones Found in Atlantic Ocean

Four Giant Craters Found In Siberia After Flash Of Light

Scientists in Siberia have discovered four new craters in the Yamal Peninsula, one of which was discovered shortly after locals reported a giant flash of light. These craters quickly filled with snow and water and are now lakes. One of the newly discovered craters is surrounded by 20 smaller ones. It’s possible that new holes … Continue reading Four Giant Craters Found In Siberia After Flash Of Light

Orchestral Musicians Bring Whales To Surface

Optus, the second largest telecommunications company in Australia, has a long association with nature so M&C Saatchi, Sydney set about exploring communication between humans and animals, specifically Humpback whales. “Whale song is a form of communication,” says Ben Welsh, executive creative director, M&C Saatchi Sydney. “It’s a form of communication that the scientists at The … Continue reading Orchestral Musicians Bring Whales To Surface

Surreal mountain cave | Son Goong

In 1991, a Vietnamese farmer found a cave deep in the jungle. It was named Son Goong, meaning “Mountain River Cave.” Though it was discovered in 1991, it wouldn’t be until 2009 that British experts would explore the cave. What they found there was amazing. Son Doon is situated in the Phon Nha Ke Bang … Continue reading Surreal mountain cave | Son Goong