Pirjo Sundqvist

Pirjo Sundqvist

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Tiny fossils reveal backstory of the most mysterious amphibian alive today - Named Chinlestegophis jenkinsi, the newfound fossil is the oldest relative of the most mysterious group of amphibians: caecilians. Today, these limbless, colorful serpentine carnivores live underground and range in size from 6 inches to 5 feet.  "Our textbook-changing discovery will require paleontologists to re-evaluate the timing of the origin of modern amphibian groups and how they evolved," said Adam…

Tiny fossils reveal backstory of the most mysterious amphibian alive today - Named Chinlestegophis jenkinsi, the newfound fossil is the oldest relative of the most mysterious group of amphibians: caecilians. Today, these limbless, colorful serpentine carnivores live underground and range in size from 6 inches to 5 feet. "Our textbook-changing discovery will require paleontologists to re-evaluate the timing of the origin of modern amphibian groups and how they evolved," said Adam…

Archaeologists discover earliest monumental Egyptian hieroglyphs - “This newly discovered rock art site of El-Khawy preserves some of the earliest — and largest — signs from the formative stages of the hieroglyphic script and provides evidence for how the ancient Egyptians invented their unique writing system,” says Darnell.  The researchers also discovered rock art depicting a herd of elephants that was carved between 4,000-3,500 B.C.E. One of the elephants has a little elephant inside of…

Archaeologists discover earliest monumental Egyptian hieroglyphs - “This newly discovered rock art site of El-Khawy preserves some of the earliest — and largest — signs from the formative stages of the hieroglyphic script and provides evidence for how the ancient Egyptians invented their unique writing system,” says Darnell. The researchers also discovered rock art depicting a herd of elephants that was carved between 4,000-3,500 B.C.E. One of the elephants has a little elephant inside of…

Eyes on Nature: How Satellite Imagery Is Transforming Conservation Science  High-resolution earth imagery has provided ecologists and conservationists with a dynamic new tool that is enabling everything from more accurate counting of wildlife populations to rapid detection of deforestation, illegal mining, and other changes in the landscape.

Eyes on Nature: How Satellite Imagery Is Transforming Conservation Science High-resolution earth imagery has provided ecologists and conservationists with a dynamic new tool that is enabling everything from more accurate counting of wildlife populations to rapid detection of deforestation, illegal mining, and other changes in the landscape.

Why consumers of ice cream, pizza & cookies hold the key to protecting the oldest forest on earth:

Why consumers of ice cream, pizza & cookies hold the key to protecting the oldest forest on earth:

12th century Muslim city discovered in Ethiopia  “This discovery revolutionises our understanding of trade in an archaeologically neglected part of Ethiopia. What we have found shows this area was the centre of trade in that region. The city was a rich, cosmopolitan centre for jewellery making and pieces were then taken to be sold around the region and beyond. Residents of Harlaa were a mixed community of foreigners and local people who traded with others in the Red Sea, Indian Ocean and…

12th century Muslim city discovered in Ethiopia “This discovery revolutionises our understanding of trade in an archaeologically neglected part of Ethiopia. What we have found shows this area was the centre of trade in that region. The city was a rich, cosmopolitan centre for jewellery making and pieces were then taken to be sold around the region and beyond. Residents of Harlaa were a mixed community of foreigners and local people who traded with others in the Red Sea, Indian Ocean and…

Red Fox by begineerphotos

Red Fox by begineerphotos

This One Pot Creamy Hummus Pasta takes 20 minutes. This pasta gets another layer of flavor and texture with the addition of fresh garlic, sun dried tomatoes and wilted spinach.  It is just a bowl of yum. (and yes, it's vegan) | ThisSavoryVegan.com

This One Pot Creamy Hummus Pasta takes 20 minutes. This pasta gets another layer of flavor and texture with the addition of fresh garlic, sun dried tomatoes and wilted spinach. It is just a bowl of yum. (and yes, it's vegan) | ThisSavoryVegan.com

Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico

Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico

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Cascais, Portugal

El Jadida, Morocco door

El Jadida, Morocco door