"The Pancake Rocks are a heavily-eroded limestone area where the sea bursts though a number of vertical blowholes during high tides, creating a kind of geyser effect.
Together with the "pancake"-layering of the limestone - created by immense pressure on alternating hard and soft layers of marine creatures and plant sediments - makes for a very strange and beautiful environment."
By Camille Ebden
Until now, how species such as loggerhead sea turtles manage to migrate thousands of miles across oceans with no visual landmarks has been a mystery.
Now researchers from the University of North Carolina believe they have found the answer.
"Hellebores are mere beauty in Winter when the gardens have few flowers.
There are many species of hellebore. The plant originates from various countries of Europe and the Middle-East. Most are hardy and appreciated for their early bloom when the garden still has few flowers.
The superb flowers are either white, greenish, pink, purple dotted with brown or almost black. They are really decorative and create a surprising atmosphere. All of them are poisonous."
Press Releases March 2011 - Bees Under Bombardment - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
From Chemicals to Air Pollution, New UNEP Report Points to Multiple Factors Behind Pollinator Losses
Geneva/Nairobi, 10 March 2011 - More than a dozen factors, ranging from declines in flowering plants and the use of memory-damaging insecticides to the world-wide spread of pests and air pollution, may be behind the emerging decline of bee colonies across many parts of the globe.