The latest statistics have revealed that one species in eight bird species is facing the danger of extinction. 40% of world’s 10,000 bird species population is declining. It is not only the exotic species which are disappearing, but also the common species which have reduced numbers. The reasons are many, but majorly those of man’s own making. Let’s look at the reasons why bird population is declining and how we can help bird species survive.
Animal extinction is a natural phenomenon. However, to maintain the balance of nature, usually, the species that can’t adapt to the changing environment, are replaced by better ones. This is, nevertheless, not the case with the animal species that became extinct in the 21st Century. Especially the ones whose extinction we owe to events like amazon wildfires.
Humans are one of the main reasons behind the species that became extinct recently. Nevertheless, there are also species like rock pigeon, rats, and dogs that have adapted very well with humans. But, the environmental threat of species like dogs show that these too usually contribute only negatively to the environment.
Artists from all around the world are turning nature-friendly. However, there are some artists that are taking the same to a brand new level. Well, what could be more nature-friendly than mother nature herself? By utilizing materials available in the exclusively natural environment these artists create nature-inspired artistic creations from the already beautiful natural marvels. This art form is popular as natural art. The inspiration for it is clear as quite often we can find trees or rocks that seem as if they are sculpted by humans when actually they are not.
The world is changing at a rapid pace right now. However, this change centres around only one being, that is the human being. All the other species are considered expendable if they don’t serve our purpose. Nevertheless, we are now becoming aware of the fact that life on this planet is interconnected. What goes around comes around. If we are harming the environment then the same harm is also coming back to us. The recent changes in climate bear a testament to the same fact. One of the things that particularly symbolizes our impact on the environment is the plight of birds like sparrows.
Back in the pre-industrial era, it was nothing special to be a nature lover. Back then, whether you loved it or not, you had to spend most of your time with nature. However, it is no more possible now. We live in a world of triumphant materialism with most of the world’s population living in the cities. Now nature doesn’t present its beauty to us, we have to go out and seek it. Every natural place has something unique to offer to us. However, there are certain places where this unique is so unique that it completely blows our mind. These are the places where you see the most extraordinary natural phenomena.
We human fight over such trivial issues. No matter whether it is politics, religion or simply our point of views, all these things do not really deserve our attention. When you come to know that we have yet to explore 99% of the ocean and caver in the world, all these other matters trivial. What are we fighting for when we don’t even know yet who we are and what we have? Therefore, it is essential that we make a stop and take our attention to better things. So, let us talk about the caves. Depending upon where you go, they could prove to be archives or wonders of nature. People have found crystals inside the caves. Some even started living there! In fact, what we know about our earliest ancestors, we owe it to some of the deepest caves in the world.
Sixty-six years ago when Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary became the first in the world to conquer Mt. Everest, never could they dream of traffic jam in the remotest peak. Mount Everest traffic jam has turned into a dangerous trend claiming valuable lives every year. It is common for climbers to wade through dead bodies while scaling the peak.
Historically, dogs have always been a friend to mankind. They have never been perceived as a threat to humanity or the environment. But now, due to the huge number of feral and free-ranging dogs, roaming around near human habitation, they are one of the major threats to endangered species. After cats and rats, dogs pose a danger to wildlife in many parts of the world.
By deforestation, we are doing irreparable damage to the environment. While cutting trees we only realize our immediate needs. We never think about how many centuries it took for that tree to grow. It is a wonder of nature that would never return. However, nowadays, thanks to modern-day millennials becoming more eco-conscious, most of us oppose ventures that ultimately lead to the destruction of the environment. It is because of people like these, we are still able to see some of the tallest trees in the world. We should thank their efforts and we should try our best in making the same environment available to our future generations.
10 Tallest trees in the world
Trees come in different heights and shapes. Even today, speculations are still being made as to which trees fall under the top 10 list. With the help of latest measurement tools such as tape drop measures and laser rangefinders, we can at least determine the height of a particular tree. This helps to determine what the possible height of the tree is without causing any harm or damage. We have compiled a list of the 10 of the tallest trees in the world.
As the weather gets chillier, your garden may be losing its usual beauty. Summer plants cannot withstand harsh winters but thanks to nature, there are some hardy plants which retain their beauty even in winter. They will fill you with delight as they bloom gloriously through the snow and ice. In fact, these garden plants add texture and interest to your winter landscape and transform it to an enchanting place. Here’s a list of some incredibly sturdy plants which can survive severe winters.