Kumgang Mountains means “Diamond Mountain.” Like it’s name, the granite peaks and hillsides glitter magnificently in the sunlight. Located on the eastern coast of Guangwon Province in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, the Kumgang Mountains has been much loved by Koreans since ancient times. Mountain Kumgang is part of the Baekdudaegan, which is the largest and longest mountain range in Korea, forming the spine of the peninsula along the eastern coastline. The mountain’s highest peak, Birobong, rises 1639 meters above sea level.
2018-08-22 4321 Views
The day UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, declared the sanctuaries as a World Heritage Site back in 1991. And is home to nearly all the forest types of continental Southeast Asia. And I love seeing all the different kinds of animals roaming around. It’s like a real Eden on Earth! Just by being vegan, you are helping to keep the planet cool. Supreme Master Ching Hai, loves animals. She is wholeheartedly trying to save all the beings on Earth. The Seub Nakhasathien Foundation objectives are to protect natural sanctuaries and the sacred beings inhabiting them.
2018-11-02 4315 Views
The Great Barrier Reef named as one of seven natural wonders of the world, larger than the Great Wall fo China! It is now estimated that less than 10% of the Great Barrier Reef remains in pristine condition, untainted by the bleaching desolation. As a direct result of rising sea temperatures, as well as the pollution now circulating through the ocean’s complex current systems. In the light of climate change Supreme Master Ching Hai has reminded of the noble responsibilities and steps we must take to protect our home and all of its unique creatures of flora and fauna. “Just no meat anymore and then we are saved!”
2018-07-25 4205 Views
Nestled in the stunning and remote mountain landscape of the Patagonian Andes is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Los Glaciares National Park is located in the Southwest of Santa Cruz Province in Argentina and borders neighboring Chile. The 2,807-square-mile reserve covers 600,000 hectares and is the largest national park in Argentina. Established in 1937, Los Glaciares is famous for its enormous ice caps, which are smaller in size only to those in Antarctica and Greenland.
2018-08-31 4158 Views
The Maloti-Drakensberg Park is renowned spectacle of nature, adorned with beautiful rock arches, cliffs, pillars, and rock pools. This site is well-known for its and rock-shelters, housing an amazingly concentrated number of ancient cave paintings that give a glimpse into the spiritual lives of the indigenous San tribe, who resided in the area four millennia ago. This national park is also endowed with great biological diversity, important floral species, and a large variety of animal wildlife that includes endangered species.
2018-09-18 4101 Views
Singapore Botanic Gardens has emerged as the first, and essentially the only, tropical botanic garden on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Tucked in the heart of the city, the more than 150-year-old gardens were originally designed as an English pleasure garden. The romantic nature of the Gardens is preserved in its historic buildings and diverse display of delicate, lush plants. It has played a key role in past and present agriculture, science, and conservation around the world, holding "Outstanding Universal Value".
2018-07-18 3976 Views
Greenland is a land of exquisite beauty and life, but unfortunately, it is facing the tolls of global warming which threatens not only polar bears, but all life on Earth.
2018-03-07 3767 Views
The Škocjan Caves is a natural jewel of eastern Europe and pride of Slovenia. These caves had often been suggested as a contender for the “Eighth Wonder of the Natural World.” The vast system of magnificent underground caverns and chambers has been listed by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 1986.
2018-02-20 3610 Views
The Sonian Forest is a glorious beech forest, situated at the southeast edge of Brussels. It consists of 4,400 hectares of pristine nature. Its magnificence stretches over three regions of Belgium: Flanders, Wallonia, and Brussels, who all work in harmony to care for the ancient greenery.
2018-02-08 3433 Views
Over the sloping mountains to the clarifying rivers and lakes; through the alpine heaths to the precious flora that adorn the landscapes across which our noble animal inhabitants roam; and to the awe-inspiring northern lights that span the pure skies, Abisko National Park certainly frees us from commotion of our everyday lives and gives us a glimpse into celestial beauty.
2018-01-09 3124 Views