White Hibiscus Orange Hibiscus Red Hibiscus Lantana Camara Ixora Pink Dahlia (its texture is so beautiful, isn't it?) Another Pink Dahlia (Nature is such an Artist) And how about this one? Red Dahlia Crown-of-thorns plant Celosia plant (Crested Cock's-comb) Bougainvillea (Paper Flower) You may have seen many Roses, but have you seen this kind of … Continue reading Mourigram- A Nature’s Paradise (Flowering season)
Life of Animals in the Assembly Line
Industrial Revolution has led to tremendous progress in our human civilization. Due to the automated machineries moving in the assembly line, we could acheive more production with less effort and time. But have you ever wondered the effect of Industrial Revolution on the domesticated animals such as Chickens, Sheeps, Goats, Pigs, Cows etc.? In this … Continue reading Life of Animals in the Assembly Line
The Gift of the New World (Americas) to the Old World
Can you imagine that just around 500 years ago, more than half of the world did not know about crops such as tomatoes, potatoes, chillies, pineapples, corn, beans, peanuts, avocado, chocolate, vanilla, sunflower, papaya, pumpkin, gourd and even tobacco. Yes, that was the diet of the Old World based around cereal grains and starches along … Continue reading The Gift of the New World (Americas) to the Old World
Why females are choosier than males?
We find that in every species in the Earth, females are choosy while selecting their mates. This is because nature has entrusted females with the ability of creation and she must ensure that only the best gets to spread their genes to the future generation. This also corroborates with the Theory of Natural Selection and … Continue reading Why females are choosier than males?
Cyclone Amphan After effects
Amphan Cyclone struck Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal on 20th May, 2020 in a city already reeling with the devastation of Covid 19. While all the media is busy reporting about the human losses and loss of property, I would take your attention to one of the most irreversible and biggest loss due … Continue reading Cyclone Amphan After effects
How Consumerism is distancing Consumers from Cruelty in Sourcing
Do you wear fur cloths or leather products?May be, Yes But do you skin alive animals like fox, mink etc yourself to produce fur cloths or leather items?Probably, No Do you use woolen cloths during winter?May be, Yes But do you shear sheeps yourself to produce woolen garments?Probably, No Do you eat mutton, chicken, beef, … Continue reading How Consumerism is distancing Consumers from Cruelty in Sourcing
Its hard to be a Male Bird
Birds are one of the most diverse species on Earth. There are more than 10000 known species of Birds. Birds comes in all varieties and colours. The origin of Birds dates back to the era of dinosaurs. All non avian Dinosaurs became extinct around 66 million years ago with the fifth mass extinction event known … Continue reading Its hard to be a Male Bird
Mammals – An Epitome of Love and Compassion
Universe came into existence around 13.8 Billion years ago. Earth was formed around 4.5 Billion years ago. Life first came into existence in Earth around 3.5 Billion years ago. Around 535 million years ago, the Cambrian Explosion gave life its amazing diversity. The Reptiles came into existence around 310 million years ago and Dinosaurs came … Continue reading Mammals – An Epitome of Love and Compassion
Are Humans the most superior species on Earth?- Here are the reasons why it is not
Superiority can be a relative term. It may vary with changing parameters. For Humans, intelligence may be a criteria for superiority, but for hunters like Cheetah it may be their speed and agility. From time immemorial, Humans always consider themselves as superior species among the animal kingdom, and that gives it the power to inflict … Continue reading Are Humans the most superior species on Earth?- Here are the reasons why it is not
Have Humans lost their Wild Instincts?
Humans have built large cities with rapid urbanisation and facilities like electricity, 24/7 water supply, transportation,health services etc. But inspite of all this, have we lost one most important thing- Our Wild instincts? Imagine the plight of a deer living in a jungle. It has to find water, food, shelter constantly. On the other hand, … Continue reading Have Humans lost their Wild Instincts?