Lea Sibbel is a freelance journalist from Germany, but will soon move to the UK. She writes for various media outlets, such as the Westfalian News, a region-wide German newspaper, the German Press Agency dpa and an online magazine.
Flight in our birds and bats is an interesting process as well as a part of life that we always seem to want to emulate. Avoiding obstacles within a flock, or negotiating forests is an area we need to study for our own needs, even if we simply use it for in-flight entertainment. The serious use of bird mechanisms for various aircraft such as drones is always likely as robotic systems develop.
With 2014 rhinos killed for their horns since January, the South African rhino is on its way out. We have to use emergency measures to stop the poaching, while Vietnam and other importing countries are responsible for preventing all their illegal wildlife trading. So far, little has been done-only one horn shipment has been stopped recently.
How do males pay for their dedication to antlers, plumage or dance? In this case the effort to escape a predator is not affected by the peacocks extravagant tail, or train. Pity the experiment involved removing it- they must have been lost without it.
How do you maintain your environmental credentials/ Are you sure that the easiest life style is always the choice or would you rather have a more long-term approach by society? Have a look at the questions we raise here..
How prepared is the earth for disasters in both advanced urban and primitive wilderness areas of any country? Do we need to prepare people or will the present situation be allowed to continue, no matter how ridiculous it appears?