Entries in plants (4)


5 Sinister Carnivorous Plants

Carnivorous plants are a force to be reckoned with for insects! Growing in areas deprived of nutrient-rich soil, theyare equipped with cunning ways to trap and digest their prey. Among 630 species, five different kinds of trapping mechanisms have been identified, and it may only be a matter of time before these plants develop a taste for blood…

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The World's Weirdest Plants

We often take them for granted, but the world’s plant life is a fascinating and essential component of our environment. From tropical carnivorous plants to the tallest trees in the world, when you discover the strange ways these ancient organisms have adapted you are sure to be amazed!

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Plants top IUCN Red List as most endangered

It’s not necessarily the first thing that you would think of if somebody asked you to think of the most endangered species group. The first few thoughts would probably of animals, then perhaps birds, and then maybe fish. But most of the endangered species on the ICUN Red List is actually plants.

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International Biodiversity Day 2013

May 22nd is International Biodiversity Day, first established by the UN in 1993.

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