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Leopards in the crossfire

If cats do have nine lives, leopards are on their last. Especially the big, strong males of the species as the DEA seems set on reintroducing leopard trophy hunting quotas. The DEA issued a zero quota for 2016 and 2017 – effectively enforcing a ban on leopard trophy hunting in …

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South Africa – Acid mine water pollution

South Africa has failed to address the massive environmental and health effects of more than 130 years of mining in and around Johannesburg. Waste from mines dug more than a century ago stretching along one of the world’s largest gold deposits has left communities exposed to life threatening effects. Individuals …

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Pictures: Thousands of walruses casually chilling on the shores of Alaska

The herd of animals were spotted huddling together as melting sea ice forced them ashore. The incredible sight was captured by semi-retired vet and wildlife photographer Dr Rick Beldegreen, who received news from a local bush pilot about the walrus herd. Rick, 64, who had been on a trip in Alaska photographing brown bears …

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The Rabbit hole in farmer’s field leads to ‘mystery caves’

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An apparently ordinary rabbit’s hole in a farmer’s field leads to an underground sanctuary said to have been used by devotees of a medieval religious order – but is everything what it seems? According to local legend, the Caynton Caves, near Shifnal, in Shropshire, were used by followers of the …

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Meet Braeön THE STRONGEST MATERIAL IN THE WORLD

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If Braeön’s claims hold up, it could become an essential part of your toolbox. We may have found one of the world’s strongest materials hidden in plain sight in a Kickstarter campaign for a thin polymer ribbon called Braeön. Even if it’s hard to confirm claims that Braeön (pronounced like “brawn”) is …

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This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Drink Coconut Water On A Daily Basis!

The amazing benefits of coconut water have been long used in the tropical regions. It is made from the young green coconuts, and each nut involves 200-1000 milliliters (around 1-4 cups) of coconut water. This organic beverage is low in calories, and a fantastic delicious and refreshing taste. Also, the …

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