Category Archives: Our Planet

Save Japan Dolphins

Ric O’Barry is the director of SaveJapanDolphins.org, which was created in order to put an end to the Japanese slaughter of dolphins and stop the capture and live trade of dolphins to zoos and aquariums around the world. In the film … Continue reading

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The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher, also called Cliffs of Mohair, are one of Ireland’s outstanding coastal features of Ireland and one of its most beautiful landmarks. The cliffs are located in County Clare and overlook the Atlantic Ocean. They rise more … Continue reading

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Glenshee, the Glen of the Fairies…

Glen Shee, called Gleann Sith (Glen of the Fairies) in Scottish Gaelic, is a valley in Scotland through which flows the Shee Water. In this website you can find useful information about this magical place, which is undoubtedly a must-see: … Continue reading

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Aurora Borealis

The Aurora Borealis is a luminous display of various forms and colors in the night sky.The Aurora Borealis of the Northern Hemisphere is often called the northern lights. It tends to occur with greatest frequency along a line which extends through … Continue reading

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Rafflessia

This beautiful flower is called “Rafflesia“. It is one of the strangest botanical wonders of our planet, and the biggest one! The largest of the species, Rafflesia keithii, grows up to 80 cm in diameter and can weigh up to … Continue reading

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Narwhals

NARWHAL (Monodon monoceros) Very little is known about narwhals. “Narwhal” comes from the Old Norse word “nár” , meaning “corpse “. This is because of the greyish pigmentation of this beautiful animal. This social whale is known for the extremely … Continue reading

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Bioluminescence

Bioluminescence. Nice word. It refers to how a living organism produces and emits light. Its name comes from the Greek word bios, meaning “living” and the Latin word lumen “light”. Bioluminescence generally occurs in marine vertebrates and invertebrates, in microorganisms … Continue reading

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