A Wake Up Call To The Scientific Community

Nature has millions of intervowen interrelationships among the numerous flora and fauna. Such relationships are the basis for the food webs and food pyramids. These food webs and pyramids can give us a broad idea that organisms interact with each other for their food, shelter and mating. Each specific interrelationship if studied in depth can

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What Are Biomes?

Biomes A biome is a community of plants and animals that have common characteristics for the environment they exist in. It is also defined as a large ecosystem, extending over a wide geographic region, characterized by certain dominant life. They can be found over a range of continents and are distinct biological communities that have

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How To Tell If Your Pet Reptile Likes You

I would say that most herpetologists may not be too concerned about whether or not their reptile likes them. They usually have quite a collection of snakes, lizards, turtles and even frogs. They may appear to be well cared for on a physical level and neglected on a personal level. Reptiles are also known as

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Jellyfish Facts: Do Jellyfish Really Glow in the Dark?

Yes, jellyfish do actually glow in the dark. However most do no not. Many jellyfish are completely transparent or translucent in appearance. They are frequently displayed in public aquariums fading hypnotically from one color to another. Although watching these delicate creatures slowly fading form one color to another is admittedly mesmerizing, it is not the

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Freshwater Algae

If you thought that algae could be easily identified, you were mistaken indeed. Algae have a diverse group that cannot be easily identified or seen through naked eye. Although they seem to appear identical, algae have various shapes, sizes, and roles in the marine ecology. Thousands or even millions of identified and unidentified species can

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Ultralight Backpacking Water Treatment

Water is one of the most important items in your pack, and one of the heaviest. You need it to sustain energy. You need it to avoid body aches, headaches, and becoming so uncomfortable that you don’t enjoy your hiking experience. If you can avoid carrying too much water, you’ll enjoy a far lighter pack.

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Grass Fed Beef Delivers Omega 3 Oil

Why grass raised beef? You have probably heard that beef consumption is linked to heart disease. That can be true but it’s not the whole story. The heart disease link is with Grain-fed animals – but animals fed only grass have some huge benefits for your health. First of all, we must recognize that the

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5 Things to Know About Chinchillas

Chinchillas are squirrel-like rodents found in South America. Just like squirrels, they are amazingly cute. And you do know what you want to do with a cute animal, don’t you? Of course, keep them as pets, what else! Yes, let us think of it this way. Today, pets don’t just mean cats, dogs and birds.

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African Wildlife Suffering in Drought

While the world’s climate is doing peculiar things to what most of us are used to spare a thought for the wildlife. Super fires are raging in many regions and forests are burning up native flora and fauna. Survivors are in extreme pain as they try to survive. In one case, however, there is some

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