Texas boasts over 3000 caves, caverns, and sinkholes. If you live in the state, there is likely one near you. Some of the most famous show caves include Natural Bridge Caverns, Longhorn Caverns, the Caves of Sonora, Cascade Caverns, and Devil’s Sinkhole. Here we use photos a particular cave to explore our topic: the Inner Space Caverns, found in Georgetown, Texas.
Without fail, each spring we receive calls and complaints about an animal nest around people causing problems. Most of the time these grievances are noise or poop related, two understandable reasons to grumble! While there isn’t anything we can do to relieve these people, especially if the animal is a protected bird species, it does raise a question:
Starting this month, we are unveiling a new series of themes! For February, we kick it off with Natural Construction and Structures. Nature has remarkable ways of creating structures, even without the anthropocentric tools like power tools and cement. Follow our list as we introduce five amazing structures in Nature.
Recently, a series of images surfaced on Reddit, featuring birds visiting people outside of their windows. Many of these photos were taken in cityscapes, far from any forest or natural habitat. Despite increasing habitat loss and fragmentation, birds have been able to make adaptations to the cities we live in.
Across the world, there are 23 species of vultures, of which 14 are threatened or endangered. Although they are "of least concern" on the conservation list, we can still learn and respect these creatures.
The Earth is constantly changing with its resources being depleted and entire species disappearing forever. Each one of us needs to take back a step an evaluate our relationship with the planet we live on. Are we contributing to the solution or to the problem? Everyone is at different levels of environmental sustainability in their household, but it is never too late to make a start. Here are six, simple ideas of how to be a little more environmentally-conscious this year.