Animals that are unbelievably awesome.
Baby bats are very tiny and helpless. The mother bat is able to locate their offspring by the smell: they know exactly what their babies smell like, so they never get lost in the cave full of hundreds of other bats. Mom and baby also have unique sounds: when she returns from a night looking for food, she follows the noise that her offspring does, which she recognizes right away, and goes after him, also searching for his familiar scent.
Filthy fairytales by Ben Newman
The Snow White girl is hot!
What’s it gonna be, baby?
QUADRI CHE DIVENTANO TERRIFICANTI GIF ANIMATE
Can someone explain Wtf is happening in the 6th photo
My life in 6 seconds
If there was nothing to describe my personality more.
never trust a person who talk to their pets in their normal voice
Wolverine flawless victory.
Good Gawd almighty what an ass whoopin
"You’d struggle to pour water out of a boot with the instructions on the heel"
God DAMN thats some Shakespearean shit right there
- All-New Ghost Rider # 1
Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. Those are the countries. It will be drought-resistant species, mostly acacias. And this is a fucking brilliant idea you have no idea oh my Christ
This will create so many jobs and regenerate so many communities and aaaaaahhhhhhh
more info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Green_Wall
it’s already happening, and already having positive effects. this is wonderful, why have i not heard of this before? i’m so happy!
Oh yes, acacia trees.
They fix nitrogen and improve soil quality.
And, to make things fun, the species they’re using practices “reverse leaf phenology.” The trees go dormant in the rainy season and then grow their leaves again in the dry season. This means you can plant crops under the trees, in that nitrogen-rich soil, and the trees don’t compete for light because they don’t have any leaves on.
And then in the dry season, you harvest the leaves and feed them to your cows.
Crops grown under acacia trees have better yield than those grown without them. Considerably better.
So, this isn’t just about stopping the advancement of the Sahara - it’s also about improving food security for the entire sub-Saharan belt and possibly reclaiming some of the desert as productive land.
Of course, before the “green revolution,” the farmers knew to plant acacia trees - it’s a traditional practice that they were convinced to abandon in favor of “more reliable” artificial fertilizers (that caused soil degradation, soil erosion, etc).
This is why you listen to the people who, you know, have lived with and on land for centuries.
THIS is an incredible display of human knowledge and ingenuity.