New World Heritage Sites Declared

The World Heritage Committee yesterday added, after great deliberation, nine new World Heritage sites to the list of some 1,000 places of “outstanding universal value to humanity.” The new additions include landscapes such as Khangchendzonga National Park in India, a cultural and natural site home to endangered species such as the snow leopard and musk deer;…

Flying Over The Himalayas

Watch this beautiful footage from Teton Gravity Research of the Himalayan Mountain Range. Spanning 1,500 miles, the mountain range stretches across the borders of Pakistan, China, India, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Bhutan. Teton Gravity Research released the above jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring, ultra-HD aerial footage of the Himalayas. They filmed the shots from a helicopter soaring anywhere from 4,600 to…

Six Out Of Nine Stripes

The tiger numbers across the world are plummeting and relatively little is known about how bad it is. There have been three extinctions of subspecies of tigers in the last century alone and it is feared there will be more.

The War of the Rhinos

Africa is under siege. A war on a huge scale is being fought and although we understand and think poaching is cruel and horrible, can we understand the extent of what is happening? 553 rhinos have been poached this year alone. In 2012 the total was 668. This means by the end of 2013, 900…