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The cemetery and large oratory on Skellig Michael. The Island was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1996, at the 20th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Mrida, Mexico.
Movie News   Photos   Skellig Michael   UNESCO   World Heritage  
 Belfast Telegraph 
Feathers ruffled as world heritage body questions why Star Wars crew was allowed on Skellig Michael
Wed 30 Jul 2014
Filming of Star Wars on Skellig Michael has ruffled more feathers than just those of the native puffin population with UNESCO also making inquiries as to who authorised the shoot. | Work on day two of... (photo: Creative Commons)
A tiger, as seen from above its cage, as it feeds during lunchtime.
China   Photos   Tigers   Trade   Wikipedia: Tiger  
 The Independent 
Save the tiger: The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms
Tue 29 Jul 2014
There are more tigers in Chinese tiger farms than exist in the wild in the rest of the world. | The tigers are bred for their hides and their bones which are used in a wine. The trade in tiger parts w... (photo: WN / RTayco)
INDIA-AIR-POLLUTIONThe polluted carbon gas of a compani. At Opposit to Khardah 26th temple river ghat on Rishra in Hooghly in Eastern India ---- WN/BHASKAR MALLICK  The Times Of India  Tue 29 Jul 2014
Human-induced water vapour next climate threat
NEW YORK: The rising levels of water vapour in the upper troposphere - a key amplifier of global warming - owing to greenhouse gases will intensify climate change impacts over the next decades, scient... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
Greenhouse Gases   Photos   Solar Activity   Troposphere   Wikipedia: Global warming  
Ficus macrophylla (Moreton Bay Fig)       commonly known as the Morton Bay Fig, is a large evergreen banyan tree of the Moraceae family that is a native of most of the eastern coast of Australia, from the Atherton Tableland (17 S) in the north to the Illawarra (34 S) in New South Wales, and Lord Howe Island.  The Siasat Daily  Mon 28 Jul 2014
Trees saving more than 850 human lives per year in US
July 28: | Trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms in the US, a new study has found. | While trees' pollution removal equated ... (photo: Creative Commons / DO'Neil)
Human   Nature   Photos   Pollution   Wikipedia: Tree  
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We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track New Scientist Mon 28 Jul 2014
We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track
An ambitious experiment that exposes a natural woodland to rising carbon dioxide levels will tell us what's in store for the world's trees, says Rob Mackenzie | You head ... (photo: WN / Marzena J.)
Climate Change   Forests   Nature   Photos   Wikipedia: Forestry Commission  
An Italian firefighter helicopter lifts up a passenger from the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia which ran aground the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. Firefighters worked Sunday to rescue a crew member with a suspected broken leg from the overturned hulk of the luxury cruise liner Costa Concordia, 36 hours after it ran aground. More than 40 people are still unaccounted-for. BBC News Sun 27 Jul 2014
Costa Concordia wreck arriving in Genoa for scrapping
The wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, is about to arrive in the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation. | Its removal was one of t... (photo: AP / Gregorio Borgia)
Costa Concordia   Costa Concordia disaster   Genoa   Photos   Wikipedia: Costa Concordia  
Vegetable farming along the Yamuna may be banned The Hindu Sat 26 Jul 2014
Vegetable farming along the Yamuna may be banned
Vegetables and fruits sold by the wayside along the Yamuna may look fresh and tempting. However, worried over traces of toxic metals found in them, the Delhi Government i... (photo: WN / Geeta)
India   Photos   Pollution   Wikipedia: Yamuna   Yamuna River  
Nature - Forest - India Treehugger Fri 25 Jul 2014
Sneak preview of doc. about a man who planted a tropical forest singlehandedly
For the past 35 years Jadan Payeng has been planting trees on Majuli Island in Northern India. The 1,360 acre Molai Forest began as a barren sandbar in the middle of a ri... (photo: WN / Geeta)
India   Jadav Payeng   Molai Forest   Photos   Wikipedia: Molai forest  
Butterflies are observed during an invertebrate training, USA The Daily Telegraph Fri 25 Jul 2014
Creepy crawlies decline as human population soars
Related Articles | Bats get 'the bends' from wind turbines 23 Jul 2014 | The 66 gestures of chimpanzees 04 Jul 2014 | Cannibal harlequin ladybirds 'eating native British ... (photo: Creative Commons)
Biosciences   Butterflies   Human Population   Photos   Wikipedia: Invertebrate  
South-west is the UK's jellyfish hotspot, survey finds The Guardian Tue 22 Jul 2014
South-west is the UK's jellyfish hotspot, survey finds
First effort to map populations in over 40 years shows moon jellyfish is most spotted species in UK waters | Barrel jellyfish washed up on a British beach. Photograph: Al... (photo: WN / Marzena J.)
Jellyfish   Nature   Photos   Sea Water   Wikipedia: Jellyfish  
A Moon Jellyfish BBC News Tue 22 Jul 2014
Jellyfish set for record number of sightings
Wales has been hailed as a jellyfish "hotspot" by researchers who say they could hit record numbers this summer. | Mild winters and warm summers have led to mor... (photo: Coral Kingdom Photo)
Barrel Jellyfish   Biodiversity   Moon Jellyfish   Photos   Wikipedia: Jellyfish  

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