When Charles Darwin first saw a Venus flytrap for the first time, he called it “one of the most wonderful plants in the world.” Carnivorous plants are a marvel of nature, and now these marvelous creations are facing the threat of extinction. The remarkable
The remains of the first-ever perfectly-preserved grown cave bear have been found in the Lyakhovsky Islands near Russia. Although scientists have discovered remains of this prehistoric animal many times in the past too, it is the first instance where they have found an intact carcass.
The majestic Caspian Tigers once proudly roamed the lands of Central Asia, but have gone extinct half a century ago. These big cats strayed through most of the Northern provinces of Iran and on the border of former Soviet country Tajikistan. In the late 19th
The 14th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) was recently held in Delhi, India. The members of the UN discussed the problem of desertification and potential solutions for it. Other concerns such as global warming and threat of extinction