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Common Indian Monitor (Varanus bengalensis)

Monitor lizards include some of the largest of their kind on Earth with 70 or more species spread around the globe. In India, we have the common Indian monitor or Bengal monitor, yellow monitor, water monitor and Thar desert monitor. 486 more words

Bangalore Monitors

24 photos for the 24th of March, 2015

I decided to document my day in photos, with a bit of commentary. Just an ordinary-miracle kind of day, here in Fort-Liberté, Haïti. Beautiful sun, shared laughs and plenty of sweetness ;-) 590 more words

Globetrotting Is A Lifestyle

The changing urban ecosystem

Despite the major advance in science and natural studies, humans are yet to comprehend the full range of impact they have on the environment. Human action are merely the first domino to fall and bring down along with it complex and intricate natural life cycles that have existed for billions of years. 291 more words

Urban Wildlife

Zintegrowany czy nie - jak możemy upraszczać życie przez wielofunkcjonalność.

Jedną z moich ulubionych zasad Permakultury jest wielofunkcjonalność. W zasadzie jej ideą jest to, że każdy element zaprojektowany w systemach Permakultury musi spełniać wiele funkcji, współgrać i współistnieć ze wszystkimi innymi elementami. 499 more words

Urban Ecology

Improving cat welfare may reduce environmental impact

Scientists are looking to cat owners for solutions to reduce the environmental impact of their pets on native wildlife.

A team of researchers, led by Dr Wayne Linklater from the Centre for Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology at Victoria University of Wellington, recently surveyed veterinarians and cat owners to understand their attitudes and beliefs about cat welfare and behaviour. 221 more words

Urban Ecology

Who Owns the Rivers?

When it comes to rivers, questions often arise about who owns them? A simple but somewhat confusing answer to this is “everybody” and “nobody.” The “everybody” means that the rivers are part of the water of the United States – often referred to as WOTUS. 295 more words


Time Lapse of Beaver Dam Construction

Beavers have been historically trapped for fur and killed to prevent them from building dams. Environmental managers now recognize the important role these creatures play in wetland ecosystems. 21 more words