How can you help in averting the insect apocalypse?

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The use of pesticides, insecticides and fertilizers has had a detrimental effect on insect populations around the globe. These chemicals used for saving the crops end up contaminating water sources used by insects in the region. As a result, it has caused a steady decline in insect populations and has even caused many insect species… Read more »

The potential threats posed by Pebble Mine

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Pebble Mine

Bristol Bay, Alaska is home to a wide range of Arctic Wildlife which includes brown and black bears, wolves, shales, trout and the famous sockeye salmon. It supplies 40% of the globe’s sockeye salmon to people around the world. Recently, plans of developing a mine (Pebble Mine) can change everything in the region. This includes… Read more »

Africa’s wildlife has suffered irreversible commodification

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Africa’s wildlife

Africa is known for its vast lands brimming with wild animals that can freely roam around the place. But is this true? Africa’s wildlife is threatened by poachers as well as legal traders. And animal protectors around the world have been rallying for higher conservation efforts in the continent. This is because wildlife in Africa… Read more »

How do forest fires affect the wildlife

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Forest fires

In recent years, the number of wildfires reported by countries around the world has gone up. The recent Amazon fires and the wildfires in Australia have caused considerable destruction to the flora and fauna. While some animals may be able to escape, others do not stand a chance of survival at all. But escape still… Read more »

South Atlantic Humpback Whales recovery

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A look at the state of one of the ocean’s most magnificent creatures The early 19th century saw the near loss of the South Atlantic humpback whales from the face of the Earth. It was estimated that nearly 25,000 whales fell prey to the whaling industry that was aggressively operational between 1904-1916. South Atlantic Humpback… Read more »

Six weird animals you’ve most likely never seen before

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weird animals

Image: Frank Vassen [CC BY 2.0 (]   Have you been to our mobile petting zoo and encountered our amazing lizards, spiders and cuddly animals? Do you think you’ve seen it all now? Here are six mind-blowing animals that you probably still never heard of! Do you think any of these bizarre creatures will make… Read more »

What lizard should I get?

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Lizards are some of the most interesting and exotic pets. If you are thinking about getting a lizard, here is a quick run down of the most popular and easy to maintain lizards to help you decide which one to get! Chameleon Chameleons are fascinating lizards. They are world famous for their ability to change… Read more »

Space water bears

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the water bears are creatures up to 1.2 mm long!

SEM image of Milnesium tardigradum in active state by Schokraie E, Warnken U, Hotz-Wagenblatt A, Grohme MA, Hengherr S, et al. (2012) [CC BY 2.5]   The water bears, also known as Tardigrades, are Earth’s ultimate survivors. These tiny microscopic organisms have fascinated scientists for decades with their ability to survive in places such as polar regions,… Read more »

What cat breed should I get?

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Cats make fantastic pets and it’s easy to see why. They are intelligent, affectionate and are even known to reduce stress levels! But with so many different cat breeds to choose from, it is very difficult to choose the one that will suit you and your lifestyle best. Carry on reading to find out which… Read more »

Snakes as pets

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snakes make great pets

Snakes are exciting creatures and with regular handling and care they can become wonderful pets. But of course they are not for everyone. If you think a snake might be a perfect pet for you then read on and find out what you should consider before getting one! Housing Snakes need a large tank or… Read more »