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BWE: Another Carpathian Endemic

Here is one more nice endemic specie of the Carpathians: it is the Carpathian Newt Lissotriton montandoni (Karpatenmolch). We found two individuals of this little Newt in the Bicaz Gorge in Romania (in the Parcul National Cheile Bicazului) on a very rainy day. 24 more words

Beautiful Wild Europe (BWE)

New documentary sheds light on FIFA corruption allegations

Yet another story connecting football with financial crime? We are in danger of a trend appearing here…

Allegations of corruption surround not only FIFA’s bid for the Qatar World Cup but also the 2018 World Cup. 117 more words


Photo of the week: Critically threatened fish-guts plant

Today’s photo shows the critically threatened herb Chenopodium detestans growing on the shore of Lake Tekapo.

Due to its strong smell, this plant is commonly called the New Zealand fish-guts plant. 88 more words

Photo Of The Week

BWE: Wild Romania

I am back from a great trip in the the western parts of Romania. This country is still one of the most natural ones in Europe. 99 more words

Beautiful Wild Europe (BWE)

White-cheeked barbet

White-cheeked barbet (Megalaima viridis). Small green barbet. பச்சைக் குக்குறுவான். கழுத்தறுத்தான் குருவி.  – at Melur Hosahatty, Nilgiris.


Happy World Endemic Birds day!

Yes, today is world endemic bird day. Endemic means found only and particularly in a region and no where else in the world.

Every country has their own set of endemic birds. 183 more words