It’s hard to make a true-color family portrait of the solar system. It turns out that most photos of planets aren’t true color! Here's my attempt, using the best NASA photos I could find.
Basking sharks are the second biggest fish in the oceans, and are to be found in all temperate seas of the world. Harmless plankton eaters, basking sharks spend their summers slowly swimming around on or near the surface of the water with their mouths open, filtering plankton and small fishes from the seas. In winter, they dive to great depths in the deepest oceans where they continue to feed off plankton from the foot of water columns.
Working out the odds of an event occurring allows us to estimate the number of times that event will take place in future trials. Permutations/combinations are also an important part of the analysis.
Many crocuses bloom in the early spring and are a lovely sight. One type makes saffron. The toxic autumn crocus makes colchicine, which can act as a medicine.
Together with many social and economic benefits of urbanization, there are also environmental problems. Cities comprise less than 3% of the Earth's surface, but there is a massive local pollution.
Planarians are interesting flatworms with an amazing ability to regenerate. Scientists are investigating the capabilities of the animals in the hope of applying their discoveries to human biology.
Looking toward the heavens, or looking deep into atoms, we find mostly emptiness. I'll take you on an illustrative tour to explain why the universe and all matter is basically empty.
Did you know that wild ginseng root can actually be found right here in America's national parks and private woodlands?
While Australia is home to the most animals who will kill you, Japan seems to be home to the most animals that will make you go "d'awww". Here are my top ten favorite wild animals of Japan.
Birds are among the most beautiful creatures on Earth. They're also some of the weirdest! Check out these crazy-but-true interesting and fun facts about our feathered friends...you'll be amazed!
The base 16, hexadecimal numbering system is regularly used in computer coding for conveniently representing a byte or word of data. This guide shows you how to convert from hex to binary and binary to hexadecimal.
Tiny microplastic particles are produced from plastic waste. The particles enter the human body in a variety of ways. Their effects on the body are unknown.
The binary or base 2 numbering system is the keystone of computer systems and digital electronics. This guide shows you how to convert from decimal to binary and binary to decimal
Snakehead fish are invasive species in North America. They are fierce predators and can breathe in air. They may be a serious threat to native wildlife.
Goldfish are interesting fish that have some surprising features. The animals are popular pets. They are found in the wild, where they may become very large.
How many eyes does a spider have? Why do they need so many eyes? Find these answers and see beautiful pictures of spiders' eyes.
A comparison of plant and animal cells using labelled diagrams and descriptive explanations. Learn about the similarities and differences between plant and animal cells as we compare and contrast.
Examining what it means to have Irish blood, outlining where Irish DNA comes from and who are the closest genetic relatives of the Irish in Europe. Of interest to anyone with Irish ancestry who wants to understand their genealogy.
Keeping your favorite recipes organized is a challenge for many of us. Create your own recipe database and never have to hunt for your recipes again.
Fun, fast and enjoyable science project for elementary or older. Step by step instructions and student sample experiment. Videos to learn more about chocolate.
For some duckweed is a menace, for others it's a Godsend. Here in Brazil, we have built duckweed ponds and are encouraging it to grow to use as an animal feed . This is just one of its many uses.
The Sunshine State has all sorts of over-sized bugs and creep-crawlies. This article looks at the biggest spiders in Florida.
The urinary system is the excretory system of the body. The nephron does all the work of the Urinary System. Find out how the nephron works.
Pigments play vital roles in our bodies. These pigments include melanin in the skin, rhodopsin, zeaxanthin, and lutein in the eyes, and hemoglobin in the blood.
Discover the biggest sharks in the world! Do they really deserve to be feared? Read this before you head off to the beach!
Blood clotting or coagulation is a complex process that helps us survive when we're injured. Fibrin threads trap blood cells and stop blood loss.
Fun dry ice experiments. Make foggy bubbles, screaming metal, frost things over, pop the caps off containers, blow up a balloon, and more.
In this article, I give essential facts on six of the most dangerous snakes in Florida, all of which are venomous and can deliver potentially fatal snake bites. My list includes the southern copperhead, eastern diamondback, and the cottonmouth.
This article features photos of some of the world's most beautiful and unique birds along with interesting facts about each one!
A guide to solving for centroids and centers of gravity of different compound shapes using the method of geometric decomposition. Learn how to obtain the centroid from different examples provided.
This is a full guide in finding the general term of sequences. There are examples provided to show you the step-by-step procedure in finding the general term of a sequence.
If you found a wiggly, green creature, this quick and easy guide to identifying 16 common green caterpillars can help you identify it and the moth or butterfly it will grow into.
Hunting for morel mushrooms in Southern Oregon is well worth the effort. Here is a guide for those who love to hunt morels and hike in spring in the woods.
Honey bees are very smart despite having tiny brains. They can learn; they have good memories, and they can communicate using a unique symbolic language.
What are the most dangerous scorpions in the world? All of them look deadly, but there are only a few that can do any real damage. Here is a rundown of the deadliest scorpions in the world.
Russia's domesticated silver fox experiment gives genetic clues to the process of animal domestication. Wild foxes from fur farms have been domesticated and made available for the pet trade.
See pictures to help you identify the male and female Rose-breasted Grosbeak, plus learn facts about its migration and behavior.
Most commonly, you see brown or blue eyes but some people, whether it be luck or a medical condition, wind up with really cool and rare eye colors.
Volcanoes are natural features of the Earth's lanscape. Volcanoes form from the natural internal forces acting inside the Earth. Mos volcanoes form at the boundaries of tectonic plates either in the ocean or on land. Others may form away from the boundaries of plate tectonics; however all volcanoes are formed from the natural internal energies occurring inside the planet.
Here's the old-fashioned way of using HTML and CSS codes to tile graphics side-by-side on a webpage. Handy for photo galleries, strips of buttons, or other kinds of images arranged in a grid.
Hydrochloric acid is made in the stomach and is a very helpful chemical. Too much or too little acid or acid in the wrong place can cause problems, however.
Camel spiders and whip scorpions are fascinating and strange arachnids. Whip scorpions are sometimes called vinegaroons because they release acetic acid when alarmed.
Science has proven that redheads are physically unique among all other people. Find out why, historically, some people thought they were evil, while others thought they held magical powers.
There are so many different types of crabs around the world. Find out more about these fascinating animals here.
North America is home to six species of wildcats. Learn more about the wildcats of North America with pictures and videos.
There are many deadly things in the world that can easily bring our lives to an end. But what are the deadliest? Did you know a Japanese delicacy actually contains the 5th deadliest poison known?
The dragon blood tree of Socotra Island has an unusual appearance. It secretes a red resin known as dragon's blood when its bark is injured. The resin is used in many ways. The island is home to other fascinating and often unique organisms besides the tree.
This caterpillar identification guide is easy to use and accurate. Find out if your caterpillar is rare, or if it stings.
The surface area of a triangular prism can be found in the same way as any other type of prism. All you need to do is calculate the total area of all of its faces.
The Y chromosome contains haplogroups which allow people to trace their family history, genes which control male development, and may actually be disappearing.
Snakes are fascinating reptiles that have a wide variety of appearances and behaviors. Some snake characteristics are both strange and surprising.
Use this step-by-step guide to build an awesome plant or animal cell model on a budget. Whether you're making this for science class, a science fair, or a homeschool project, your 3D cell model is sure to impress!
Most of the top 10 worst shark attacks in the world involved maritime shipping disasters where people were thrown into shark-infested waters.
Since ancient times, the Moon has fascinated and inspired people. The Moon is often associated with magic and mystery. Now science has unveiled those mysteries. Ready for a moonwalk? Read on!
Photographs of and information about red-bellied woodpeckers in southeastern Louisiana are featured in this article. They are permanent residents of our habitat and we have photographed them throughout the year.
Rediscovered by David Hudson, Ormus is an m-state element used by alchemists to revitalize the mind, body, and spirit. Ormus is used for health, anti-aging, meditation, and connecting to the divine.
Great wild mushroom photos! Learn why mushrooms and fungi are important and what they do in addition to providing food.
Mechanics is a branch of physics which deals with forces, mass and motion with applications in engineering construction, the design of machines, ballistics and space travel.
Though there isn't much research data available, we can confidently say that the rarest eye color in the world is Green. Amber, Violet/Red and Black are also extremely rare.
A summary of the Franck-Hertz experiment and how it helped to demonstrate the early quantum theory. Explanations are given for the apparatus used and the graphs that are obtained from the experiment.
Coral bleaching is an event in which corals lose their pigment and main source of food. It often causes corals to die. Oxybenzone in sunscreens may contribute to coral bleaching.
Are the caterpillars in your garden toxic? Do they sting? Will they seriously damage your plants? The answers are in this easy and authoritative guide to garden caterpillars.
The notorious Ring of Fire, which runs all the way from New Zealand to Chile by way of the Aleutian Islands, is home to many of the most potentially destructive volcanoes on the planet.
The gharial is a critically-endangered relative of the crocodile. It lives in and next to rivers in India and Nepal. The animal has some unusual and interesting features.
There are many different types of plants, ranging from grand trees to tiny algae. This is an overview with pictures.
The oceans contain a vast variety of creatures. Here are some marine animals whose names span the alphabet from A to Z.
This contains facts and information about the world’s most deadly animals on land, water, and air. Some are able to live symbiotically with humans while others are better left in the wild.
What different species of animals can interbreed and how is it possible? From mules to ligers learn all about hybrids in this comprehensive article.
Often thought of as impenetrably difficult and complex, Physics explains the inner workings of the Universe...and your wireless network...and boomerangs...and electricity. This hub looks at ten of the best questions asked of me this year.
If you found a black or dark-colored caterpillar, this quick and easy guide can help you identify it.
Destruction of our environment is the biggest contribution that we make to the extinction of many species in the forest. It is estimated that approximately half the number of the world’s animals live in the rainforests. Learn which species are threatened and what you can do to help!
Black holes, mysterious objects of the universe, have many different types. Do you know the differences between them all?
In this article, you will find a comparison of the Sun's size with the largest stars in the Milky Way. You will really be surprised how big some of these stars are with respect to the Sun or how small the Sun is to them.
Prior to the discovery of blood groups, blood transfusions were often deadly. Physicians attempted the use of milk and animal blood as an alternative to human blood, but met with limited success: the discovery of blood types allowed modern transfusions to safely take place. Blood typing, blood groups around the world, and the genetics of blood types are discussed in this article.
Most plants in the same family have similar characteristics. These similar characteristics can mostly be seen in their flowers.
Marmots live in mountainous areas of British Columbia. They are social and very vocal animals that often form colonies. One species—the Vancouver Island Marmot—is critically endangered.
Learn about the most beautiful species on earth! These unusual species and wonders of evolution are illustrated with pictures and facts.
A complete list of all the sharks found in the Mediterranean Sea, with a separate list of sharks dangerous to humans.
Puffins are most people’s favourite sea bird, and Scotland has plenty of great places to view them. Whether you are a visitor or native to Scotland, this article shows you where to go. And it’s filled with cute photos!
The Surinam toad has a strange, flattened body. During reproduction, the female’s skin absorbs the fertilized eggs and the young toads develop under her skin.
Although cockroaches are often seen as disgusting creatures, there are a lot of fascinating truths and fun facts you still don't know about them. Learn more about this amazing creature here.
Northern Cardinal birds inhabit most of North America. Photos of the mating and nesting behavior of this striking red bird.
Most people confuse bees, wasps, and hornets, but there are several significant differences between the three. This article was written to educate you about those differences.
Bored with the 9, I mean 8, planets? Looking for some REAL cosmic fun? Well check out the moons of the Solar System in which you reside!! There are a lot of interesting tidbits...
By using a nifty acronym and a fun little song, you can easily remember the order of the rainbow colors.
Large and fascinating birds, American black vultures live in the southern USA and are common in Central and South America.
IUCN has declared 418 animal species in the Philippines to be either vulnerable or endangered. This article lists the top 50 critically endangered animals in the Philippines.
There are so many different types of fungi in the world. Almost all of them are beneficial. Find out about them here and enjoy some beautiful pictures...
Learn interesting facts about the behavior of the blue jay, view pictures, and learn how to keep this bully away from your bird feeder.
A detailed guide explaining everything you need to know about the water cycle, processes and the different types of rainfall all explained with beautiful diagrams.
Here's a (non-comprehensive) list of ocean animals in alphabetical order. There's always more to explore!
Learn about dragonflies, what they eat and how they fly as well as the type of habitat in which they live. We'll also explore some of the more popular myths and legends surrounding the dragonfly.
Learn about how the four different types of volcanoes (composite, shield, cinder cone, and lava dome) form and watch videos of how they erupt.
So why do aggressive wasps always bother people? This article explores not only the problem itself, but how to avoid it and why we as humans largely cause much of the problem ourselves....
Some sunscreens contain tiny nanoparticles that may be detrimental to health. English ivy produces nanoparticles that may make a safer sunscreen.
My attempt to satisfy the question 'Can Life Exist in the Sirius Star System'. I hope you find it educational and enjoyable as I did doing the research
Australia has a reputation for being home to many of the world's most dangerous animals. Here is a top ten list of the most deadly.
Here are the tales of fifteen species that succumbed to anthropogenic extinction as a result of hunting or habitat destruction.
What is the rarest blood type? This is an important question since blood transfusion has become a big part of modern medicine.
This article explains creating a Timer from Threading namespace and executing a function through Timer Callback.
There are many endangered species, including the Siberian Tiger, elephants, leatherback sea turtles, snow leopards,
The monkey puzzle tree is a very strange and interesting plant. It's native to South America but grows in parks and gardens in other areas as an introduced plant.
This article answer the questions: "What is Physics?" and "What are the branches of Physics?" Learn about what physics is and its many different branches.
The dumbest smart jokes, the stupidest funny answers. These are the best of the worst math puns and wisecracks!
Nemesis Theory says there is a second sun in our solar system, a death star that will one day cause mass extinction on Earth . . .
Fascinating facts and photos featuring the most common and some more unusual stones found along Lake Michigan's shorelines. Including various types of basalt, septarian brown stones, limestone, granite, gabbro, diorite, gneiss, schist, sandstone, silt stone, mud stone, geodes, chalcedony and agate.
A collection of all the essential facts about the southern black racers snake. These snakes are non-venomous and common throughout the southeastern United States.
Many people struggle to tell these two reptiles apart, but it isn't that difficult when you know what to look for. What is the difference between alligators and crocodiles? Well, there are essentially 8 main ways to tell them apart...
My list of the most dangerous animals in the USA, where I name the animals which are most capable of injuring and, in rare circumstances, killing people.
Everyone know about the physical differences between mean and women. But why are they different anatomically? The answer lies just below our skin in our blood and other cells in the body.
The anatomy of the European Honey Bee (Apis Mellifera) is truly amazing, from its hairy eyes to its clawed feet to its barbed stinger. Powerful jaws, two stomachs, 24 "knees," and more.
Exciting disciplines that combine biology and math include biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, mathematical biology, and population ecology. The disciplines offer interesting careers.
In this hub I will show you how to find the area of circle giving your answer in terms of Pi (π). First of all you need to remember the formula for calculating the area of a circle: A = πr² A stands for area, π stands for Pi and r is...
Parasitic plants obtain their food or nutrients from another plant. The relationship may last for a long time, but sometimes the parasite kills its host.
Because of human destruction of their habitats, species whose geographical range is small are at the greatest risk of being endangered. Here you'll find a list of ten of the most endangered animals.
The great horned owl is an avian apex predator. Possibly this bird is the finest predator to have ever lived.
English and Spanish bluebells and hybrids between the two species live in British Columbia and in Britain. In each location, the flowers are admired for their beauty but are also a concern. The concerns are a little different in each location but are important.
Full instructions for Cupcake Baking Science Project which demonstrates the importance of different ingredients.
According to genetics, it is extremely rare, but still possible, for a black person to have blue eyes. This article will cover the science behind black people with blue eyes, and will provide some well-known examples.
Step by Step instructions for science experiment: Can seeds germinate in salt water? How much salt affects seed growth?
Rat snakes are non-venomous reptiles that are good climbers and eat rodents and other vermin. They are found all over Louisiana.
Luna Moths are beautiful creatures. You will want to look closely at the photo and see the eye spots on the top wings as well as underneath. Find out more about this fascinating and large moth!
This article will introduce the reader to several flowers that don't exactly look like flowers, but more like...something else.
Narwhals are strange and fascinating Arctic whales. The males—and sometimes the females—have a very long tooth that grows through their lip, forming a tusk.
Formic acid is found in the sprayed venom of some ants and the secretions of some stinging nettles. The acid is dangerous at high concentrations but has important uses.
Inky cap mushrooms such as shaggy manes become a black, inky liquid in order to disperse their spores. Some contain coprine, which increases the unpleasant effects of alcohol intake.
I'm going to show you how to create simple search using PHP and MySQL. You'll learn: How to use GET and POST methods Connect to database Communicate with database Find matching database entries with given word or phrase Display results You...
The uses of math for the layperson are essentially endless. No matter whether you are a struggling student, a homeowner, or someone simply trying to lose weight, math is the universal language that has an something to offer everyone.
Find all about palm trees, how they grow, flower, fruit and the uses people make of these marvelous plants...
Why is the sky blue? Why is the moon sometimes out in the day? How much does the Earth weigh? This article gives straightforward answers to 12 of the trickiest questions I have been asked by kids while teaching. Enjoy!
A look at the diversity of Arizona's Coconino National Forest and some of the wildlife that makes its home there, in the northern part of the state, including the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff
The mucus that covers fish has several functions, including protection from multiple dangers and serving as food for young fish. The substance may also be useful for us.
Different Types of Stars in the Universe - Physical characteristics and images of the many different kinds of stars, from red giants to white dwarfs.
A first in a series of hubs profiling the remarkable and wonderful birds that inhabit the British Isles. This particular hub explores the divers- sometimes known as loons and the magnificently plumaged grebes...
We experience many Boyle's law applications in real life every day. Most people don't know it, but an example of Boyle's law is responsible for every moment we are alive.
The American bald eagle is the most majestic and revered of all birds of prey across North America. Honored by Native Americans for centuries, this beautiful bird is perhaps the most famous of all birds of prey.
We've all experienced a short-term power outage, but what kind of problems would we have if the power was out for a week, or even longer? We depend on electricity for a lot more than lights and TV.
Chemistry is involved with various and diverse interactions of matter either around us or simply inside the laboratory. These are described using the language of chemistry which consists of symbols, formulas and equations..
Tomatoes are nutritious fruits (or vegetables) with an interesting history, but they often lack flavor compared to tomatoes of the past. A discovery by scientists should be helpful in creating tastier fruits. Some strategies for obtaining tomatoes with a better taste already exist.
The anesthesiologist monitors, and responds to, changes in your vital signs during your entire surgery. Heart rate, rhythm, blood pressure, oxygen level, breathing and other parameters give the anesthesiologist the information needed to keep you safe and comfortable during an anesthetic.
This is a list of 27 basic pieces of laboratory equipment you would find in a general chemistry lab. Each is named, explained, and shown in a picture.
Western red cedar (or western redcedar) is a common and important tree in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The tree was once very significant in First Nations culture and has some interesting features.
Black Caterpillar with Spikes and Red Bands: What is it? Did you find a black fuzzy caterpillar? Does it look like this? If so, you might have a giant leopard moth caterpillar, also known as a great leopard moth or an eyed tiger moth (scientific...
Komodo, bearded, and frilled dragons are lizards. They are impressive reptiles. They have features that remind people of the dragons of myth and literature.
Forsythia is an ornamental shrub that produces beautiful and abundant yellow flowers in late winter and early spring. The plant is named after William Forsyth, an eighteenth-century horticulturist.
Chimaeras are strange fish that are sometimes known as ratfish, rabbitfish, elephant fish, or rhinochimaeras. The lines on their surface often look like seams.
A current transformer is an instrument transformer, used along with measuring or protective devices, in which the secondary current is proportional to the primary current (under normal conditions of operation) and differs from it by an angle which is approximately zero.
Some of the coolest, most fascinating organisms are just now being discovered by scientists, and not only at the bottom of the ocean, either.
While the fearsome great white shark can grow to a massive 20 feet, most are much smaller. But what is the biggest one ever found?
Several external factors affect the way we perceive eye color. This article discusses how environmental factors can impact hazel eyes, making it easy to mistake them for green eyes.
What role does water play in life and what would happen if we were to lose it or it didn't exist? There are already parts of the world where we can see how life would change, if there were no water. This article explores it further.
If you were designing a bomb shelter to prepare for the end of the world, what kind of metal would you build with? Find the smartest answer here.
Looking for fun, quick, and easy science experiment ideas for an upcoming science fair? Check out these step-by-step instructions for four different Skittles science experiments.
Lichens are interesting organisms that are important in their environment and useful for humans. Some produce chemicals that are potentially dangerous for us, however.
The bunya pine produces huge and often very heavy cones. Its large seeds are both edible and tasty. The tree has a strange appearance and some unusual features.
Which company or agency will do the most to cure neuromuscular diseases, war injuries, and diabetes in the 2010s?
The difference between the colossal and giant squid, the real sea monsters that spawned the kraken legend, is about more than just size!
The respiratory system is an amazing and intricate network of tubes and sacs. Here are some surprising facts related to breathing, gas exchange, and sneezing.
Plants have a reputation for being motionless, passive, and boring. These 20 plants challenge this mundane stereotype.
How to convert a hexadecimal to a decimal and a decimal to a hexadecimal without using any calculators or special knowledge.
This guide explains everything you need to know about circles, including calculation of area, segment area, sector area, length of an arc, radians, sine and cosine.
Researchers are embarking on studies that show a correlation between the color and pattern of the human eye iris and personality and intelligence. What do your eyes tell the world?
The article is written in rather technical level, providing an overview of linear regression. Linear regression is based on the ordinary list squares technique, which is one possible approach to the statistical analysis. Both univariate and multivariate linear regression are illustrated on small concrete examples. In addition to the explanation of basic terms like explanatory and dependent variables, we will see how to interpret results obtained by a regression analysis.
When I meet someone for the first time, I always notice their eyes. Here are some cool facts about people with green eyes.
Although human blood is usually red it may have a different color, which indicates the presence of a health problem. Animals have a wide variety of blood colors.
Invertebrates are diverse forms of animals. Here are nine (9) major groups of invertebrate animals and the most common examples of invertebrates under each type. There are also pictures of different major groups of invertebrate animals.
The lamprey is a frightening eel-like parasite, but could they really attack humans? Here's a look at this monster of nightmares.
Evolution has produced a multitude of predators down the ages, but which were the deadliest of all time?
The banana spider is famous for its beautiful web, which appears to be golden when it shines in the sun. The spider's venom is of the same type as that of a black widow, but much weaker.
Interstitial fluid bathes cells, giving them nutrients and removing wastes. The interstitium is the space containing the fluid. Some scientists believe that fluid-filled spaces in the body are connected, forming an organ. The spaces may play a role in transporting cancer cells.
There are four species of owls native to North Carolina. These owls and their distinctive calls are captivating creatures.
Regression equations are frequently used by scientists, engineers, and other professionals to predict a result given an input. These equations have many applications and can be developed with relative ease. In this article I show you how easy it is to create a simple linear regression equation from a small set of data.
Learn how bird feeders impact wild birds and the environment so you understand the good and bad aspects of feeding the birds in your garden or yard.
This hub is all about calculating lottery probability or odds. In order to make it relevant, I decided to base it on the Grandlotto 6/55, the lottery game with the biggest prize money here in the Philippines. There will be two different cases in the hub: the probability of winning the game with all six numbers matching, and the probability of having n numbers matching.
Where are the world's supervolcanoes? The Western United States, Italy, New Zealand, and Asia all contain volcanoes capable of catastrophic eruptions.
When we think of meat-eating plants, The Little Shop of Horrors often comes to mind, but there are many different carnivourous plants. Some "swallow", like Audrey II, others function differently.
Bacteria have some amazing abilities. They can live in extreme habitats, produce light or electricity, communicate with each other, and act as predators and magnets.
Staphylococcus epidermidis is a bacterium found on skin and mucous membranes. It's often harmless, but some strains have become resistant to antibiotics and are potentially dangerous.
The deadly nightshade plant, or belladonna, is extremely poisonous. It contains atropine, which is potentially dangerous but has important medical uses.
Cockroaches. They may be icky but they've got a lot of tricks up their hard little sleeves and you might be shocked to know what they're capable of and where they came from. Turn your repulsion to fascination right here with one click. I dare you.
A handy guide for identifying various types of clouds including information on what makes clouds look different, which are responsible for storms, and how some clouds can help in predicting weather.
A hydrate is a compound that absorbs water molecules and incorporates them into its structure. Inorganic, organic, and gas hydrates exist. The latter may become an important energy source.
This article suggests a list of the fourteen greatest airplanes of all time, emphasizing the importance of each during its time and place in world history.
The rapid development of land for use by humans all over Asia poses a serious threat to many animal species, and many Asian governments do too little too late to protect their own environments.
Who doesn't love oak trees? They're big, beautiful, useful, and can live for hundreds of years. Here's a list of some, with pictures of bark and leaf descriptions to aid in identification. Happy oak hunting!
There are many extinct animals that once lived in the rainforest and many more that are endangered. We, who have the best capability of protecting these animals, should take actions to preserve life.