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Diatoms – An Indicator of Marine Ecosystem-Erakina

Diatoms are microscopic silica-type algae found in marine and freshwater habitats, responsible for producing oxygen through photosynthesis.  Green colored different shaped diatoms Diatoms are a significant component in the phytoplankton (microalgae) community. They are abundantly found in the marine environment in freshwater and salt water. The diatoms are a substantial source of food for aquatic …

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Five Legacies to leave behind to Save Our Polluted Environment – Erakina

Introduction Our next generation is always blessed when their elders leave behind certain legacies which help them grow and nourish themselves. When it comes to our planet, one needs to understand the responsibility we share to provide a safe environment for our future children. If we consume our part of the environment in our time …

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Rainforests, Earth’s lungs

Rainforests, Earth’s lungs – Erakina

About Rainforests A rainforests is a forest with tall evergreen trees, which receive a high amount of rainfall. Rainforests are considered to be the oldest living ecology on earth and are surviving for the past seventy million years. Rainforest are extremely complex and diverse. Rainforest cover only six percent of Earth’s total surface but are …

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ITHURIEL’S SPEAR OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA

ITHURIEL’S SPEAR OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA – ERAKINA

The Triplet Lily: Triteleia laxa Triteleia laxa (previously Brodiaea laxa) is a triplet lily known by several common names, including Ithuriel’s spear, common triteleia and grassnut. It is a bulb plant that originates in Western North America and is found primarily in California and Oregon. It is a member of the 15 species “cormous” perennial …

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The NGO is cloning the world’s oldest trees to tackle climate change – Erakina

Did you know we can clone the world’s oldest trees to make sure they don’t die out ? An NGO is cloning then in an attempt to reforest the planet.  David Milarch is on a mission to clone the world’s oldest and largest trees and preserve them for humanity. “This tree was 1,000 years old …

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Mango

Mango

Mango’s are often referred to as ‘king of the fruits’. With their sweet taste, delicious flavor, and health properties, they bring a good combination of health and taste. Origine to the tropicals of South Asia, mangoes have been cultivated for thousands of years. And people have made use of every part of the fruit; the …

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S.aplini, Dorsal and ventral view, Colouration pattern, Papua New Guinea

The snake which might remind you of your latte macchiato – Erakina

A striking new species of ground snake of the genus Stegonotus has been found from the River Purari’s basin in Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea. This species of snake is resplendent with dotted pigmentation and a unique colour pattern. The newly found species is a rare beauty to exist and is quite a bit of …

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Omicron Variant

Omicron Variant of Covid-19- Delhi CM writes letter to PM

What is OMICRON and why is the whole world in chaos over it? Omicron is the newly discovered covid-19 variant which has wreaked havoc in major African countries and instilled a state of panic among the world. This variant’s scientific classification is “B.1.1.529”.  This variant has been classified as the variant of concern by the …

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