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Loneliness: The Mental Epidemic and How to Combat It

More senior citizens are living alone in isolated situations, leading to feelings of loneliness. Experts believe that being alone too much is not good for an individual’s mental health, but there are ways to overcome loneliness. 282 more words


My first Snowcap in Sitio Mata

For me, the Snowcap/Colibri Copete de Nieve/ Microchera albocoronata is a great one, a specie that I really like and today at my garden I used to see up to 5 hummingbird species but never Snowcap and this morning it appeared in my place. 214 more words

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Americas region is world's first to be free of measles

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

MIAMI (AFP) – Measles has been eradicated from the Americas due to decades of vaccination efforts, making it the first region of the world to rid itself of the disease, global health authorities said on Tuesday (Sept 27). 299 more words

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Ashy Prinia

Endemic race of Ashy Prinia (Prinia socialis) found in Sri Lanka. No rufous rump feathers, shorter tail and distinct call.


The Blue Point Post Box Walk, St Helena

HEADING SOUTH | Darrin Henry

Blue Point Post Box walk is a little gem of a hike, hidden away in the far, southern corner of St Helena. 1,477 more words

St Helena

Day 70: Wetapunga, God of Ugly Things

In one of my first posts I commented on the high number of birds that are endemic to New Zealand. Insects have an even higher endemic percentage with more than 90% of insects found in New Zealand being endemic. 302 more words


White-cheeked barbet

White-cheeked barbet (Megalaima viridis). Small green barbet. பச்சைக் குக்குறுவான். கழுத்தறுத்தான் குருவி. Endemic to Western Ghats. – at Kaikatty, Nilgiris. 14 more words