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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 Mérida, 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 was... (photo: WN / RTayco)
Bierstadt Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. Rocky Mountain National Park is a national park located in the north-central region of the U.S. state of Colorado.  The Business Review  Tue 29 Jul 2014
Colorado sets tourism record, attracting 64.6 million visitors in 2013
Mark Harden | Denver Business Journal Destinations like Rocky Mountain National Park helped Colorado to attract a record haul of visitors to the state in 2013. Reporter- Denver Business Journal... (photo: Creative Commons / K.lee)
Colorado   Park   Photos   Tourism   Wikipedia: Rocky Mountain National Park
Bewl Water is a reservoir in the valley of the River Bewl (which is a tributary of the River Teise), straddling the boundary between Kent and East Sussex. It is about 4 km south of Lamberhurst, Kent, England. The reservoir was part of a project to increase supplies of water in the area. It supplies not only Southern Water’s customers in the Medway towns, Thanet and Hastings, but is also used by other water companies in the area.  BBC News  Tue 29 Jul 2014
Thanet tourism blow after sewage discharge closes beaches
Businesses have reacted angrily after swimmers were warned against going into the sea at nine beaches around Thanet following pumping station discharges. Thanet Council has advised people not to enter... (photo: Creative Commons / Magnus Manske)
Beaches   Photos   Thanet   Tourism   Wikipedia: Thanet
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Ma Nature lends a hand; rain helping crews hem in Utah wildfires The Salt Lake Tribune Tue 29 Jul 2014
Ma Nature lends a hand; rain helping crews hem in Utah wildfires
A series of rain showers, coupled with a fleet of water-bearing helicopters and 500 firefighters on the ground, had crews anticipating full containment of central Utah’s... (photo: US DoD / Jason van Mourik)
Natural Disasters   Photos   Utah   Wikipedia: Utah   Wildfires
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... (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'... (photo: Creative Commons / DO'Neil)
Human   Nature   Photos   Pollution   Wikipedia: Tree
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
Asphalt also known as bitumen is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum. It may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product; it is a substance classed as a pitch. BBC News Sat 26 Jul 2014
Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science
Life is speeding up. News travels fast, data is everywhere and gadgets keep our days on track. What can we learn from the science of slow? In two famous - and famously... (photo: Creative Commons / Burger)
Natural World   Photos   Physics   Viscosity   Wikipedia: Asphalt
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... (photo: WN / Geeta)
India   Jadav Payeng   Molai Forest   Photos   Wikipedia: Molai forest

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