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Blog posts, podcasts and videos/vlogs about nature, environment, conservation, environmental protection, animals, birds, marine life and protection of species, as well as information on new discoveries


Coelacanth off Pumula on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast South Africa Nov 22 2019 Image Bruce A S Henderson CC BY 4

Coelacanth – No Longer A Living Fossil l Video l Blogpost

This weird fish called the coelacanth has long been known as a living fossil. After disapearing for over 60 million years it reappeared. And now genetic testing shows it has been hijacking genes from ...

False-color view of total ozone over the Antarctic pole. The purple and blue colors are where there is the least ozone, and the yellows and reds are where there is more ozone. Feb 2021

New Research Confirms Drop in Ozone Depleting Emissions: How We Healed the Ozone Layer

Two new studies say there is a Drop in Ozone Depleting Emissions and the ozone layer is healing. It can be back to 1980 levels thansk to the Montreal Protocol.

Male Brookesia nana, the smallest reptile in the world

Smallest Reptile in the World Discovered

The Smallest Reptile in the World, a chameleon has bee Discovered in Madagascar. The male is the smallest of all vetebrates, small enough to sit on a fingertip.

Stefan Kraft - Sydney Aquarium - 360onhistory.com

The Weird Life of the Platypus – New Study Maps Genome

A new study has mapped the entire genome of duckbilled platypus, highliting their weird life. The are mammals that lay eggs & suckle babies.

The Blue Marble Dec 7 1972 Apollo 17 NASA

Video Episode 21 | Earth’s Mass Extinctions

Earth's mass extinctions were Ordovician, Devonian, Permian, Triassic & Cretaceous which killed the dinosaurs. Now we are on to the 6th one called the Holocene.

Virtual Tours from Home by 360onhistory.com

Virtual Activities You can do from Home

You can virtually access tons of tours, museums, art galleries and libraries from home. Here is a list, which I will be updating on a regular basis. 

Common Blue Butterfly by 360 on History Podcast

VLOG Episode 11 | Butterflies!

Today, let’s enjoy those most beautiful, the most familiar of all insects: the butterflies. We can learn something about them but if nothing else, we can enjoy looking at some awesome specimens.

Earthrise taken on December 24 1968 by Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders NASA

Earth Day During Unprecedented Times

Since 1970, April 22 has been celebrated as Earth Day to promote environmental conservation and protection. This year is its 50th anniversary.

Myzomela prawiradilagae or Alor myzomela (red-headed honeyeater) ImagePhilippe Verbelen

Ten Fantastic New Animal Species Discovered in 2019

New animal species discovered in 2019. The new biodiversity includes sharks, spiders, slugs and geckos. Blog on nature and environment.

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