Posts belonging to Category 'Conservation'

Conservation and Cavity-nesting Birds

There are approximately 85 species of birds in North America that nest in cavities. Some, like woodpeckers, excavate their own holes. Non-excavators like the purple martin nest in cavities previously dug out by other birds or animals. Then there are birds such as wood ducks that nest in naturally occurring cavities that form in many […]

Environmental Problems in Africa

Environmental problems in Africa The environmental problems seem to be key challenges of the XXIst century. In the previous years the world politics and every person in general was occupied with politics and wars. But with the development of new technologies, with the increasing number of plants and factories all kind of manufacturing in general, […]

One of the Wonders of the Natural World

The world s largest coral reef is the Great Barrier Reef which composes of roughly 3000 individual reefs and 900 islands. The reef is located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Queensland s in the northeast of Australia. The Great Barrier Reef is one of the wonders of the natural world it is […]

How Can Animal Skin Rugs and Handbags be conservation friendly?

Following the furore of the anti-fur campaign it has long been regarded as politically incorrect to don the skins of wild animals. Interestingly enough, conservation in South Africa has been so successful it is the ever-increasing numbers of wildlife themselves that is arguably the biggest threat to their ongoing survival. When you consider there are […]

Safety On A Great Barrier Reef Vacation

A Great Barrier Reef vacation will almost always include Great Barrier Reef Snorkelling, Great Barrier reef diving, or at least wading around in shallow water, or walking on coral cays. You need to be aware that The Great Barrier Reef has several very dangerous marine animals, so you need to be on your guard all […]