White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death

In pictures: Atlas of Rare Birds by Dominic Couzens

White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death

Did you know that rabbits need as much exercise (if not more) than your average family dog! If allowed the space and time...rabbits can run the equivalent of 30 football pitches each day! So let your bunnies limber up as its exercise time!|

Did you know that rabbits need as much exercise (if not more) than your average family dog! If allowed the space and time...rabbits can run the equivalent of 30 football pitches each day! So let your bunnies limber up as its exercise time!|

https://flic.kr/p/BbyzhF | Hobby gardens, Noordendijk, Dordrecht |    In earlier times, when the city population was financially not as good as now. Some lucky people had a piece of land. Available by the municipality and placed in an association. On this piece of land they could then grow some vegetables. These pieces of land still exist. But now as allotment. People use it as a hobby garden and sometimes as little cottage for the weekend.

https://flic.kr/p/BbyzhF | Hobby gardens, Noordendijk, Dordrecht | In earlier times, when the city population was financially not as good as now. Some lucky people had a piece of land. Available by the municipality and placed in an association. On this piece of land they could then grow some vegetables. These pieces of land still exist. But now as allotment. People use it as a hobby garden and sometimes as little cottage for the weekend.

Estonia may be just a short ferry or plane ride from major European hubs like Berlin and Stockholm, but the coastal country falls short of most traveler's itineraries. A real shame, given the Baltic nation is straight out of a fairytale – we're talking castles, medieval houses, fortresses, viking culture, and all. Though the country is larger than both Denmark and Holland, Estonia spreads its 1.3 million people out across more than 200 islands (with an additional 2K uninhabited islets, to…

Add Estonia to Your Bucket List

Estonia may be just a short ferry or plane ride from major European hubs like Berlin and Stockholm, but the coastal country falls short of most traveler's itineraries. A real shame, given the Baltic nation is straight out of a fairytale – we're talking castles, medieval houses, fortresses, viking culture, and all. Though the country is larger than both Denmark and Holland, Estonia spreads its 1.3 million people out across more than 200 islands (with an additional 2K uninhabited islets, to…

Estonia may be just a short ferry or plane ride from major European hubs like Berlin and Stockholm, but the coastal country falls short of most traveler's itineraries. A real shame, given the Baltic nation is straight out of a fairytale – we're talking castles, medieval houses, fortresses, viking culture, and all. Though the country is larger than both Denmark and Holland, Estonia spreads its 1.3 million people out across more than 200 islands (with an additional 2K uninhabited islets, to…

Add Estonia to Your Bucket List

Estonia may be just a short ferry or plane ride from major European hubs like Berlin and Stockholm, but the coastal country falls short of most traveler's itineraries. A real shame, given the Baltic nation is straight out of a fairytale – we're talking castles, medieval houses, fortresses, viking culture, and all. Though the country is larger than both Denmark and Holland, Estonia spreads its 1.3 million people out across more than 200 islands (with an additional 2K uninhabited islets, to…

Floating Pavilion - Pinned by Mak Khalaf Rotterdam is a city in South Holland the Netherlands located geographically within the RhineMeuseScheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river and people settled around it for safety. In 1340 Rotterdam was granted city rights by the Count of Holland and slowly grew into a major logistic and economic centre. Nowadays it is home to Europe's largest port and has a population of 624799…

Floating Pavilion - Pinned by Mak Khalaf Rotterdam is a city in South Holland the Netherlands located geographically within the RhineMeuseScheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river and people settled around it for safety. In 1340 Rotterdam was granted city rights by the Count of Holland and slowly grew into a major logistic and economic centre. Nowadays it is home to Europe's largest port and has a population of 624799…

Bourtange is a village in the Vlagtwedde area of Holland, with a population of 430. Its star fort was built in 1593 during the Eighty Years’ War when William I of Orange wanted to control the only road between Germany and the city of Groningen. Bourtange was restored to its mid-18th century state in 1960, and is currently used as an open-air museum.

This Is How the World Might Look From an Astronaut's Perspective

Bourtange is a village in the Vlagtwedde area of Holland, with a population of 430. Its star fort was built in 1593 during the Eighty Years’ War when William I of Orange wanted to control the only road between Germany and the city of Groningen. Bourtange was restored to its mid-18th century state in 1960, and is currently used as an open-air museum.

BARENDRECHT is a town and lordship in the Netherlands, located as a suburb of Rotterdam in the province of South Holland. The municipality had a population of 47,442 in 2014, and covers an area of 21.73 km2 (8.39 sq mi) of which 1.90 km2 (0.73 sq mi) is water. The writer Jan Geurt Gaarlandt has been Lord of Barendrecht since 1995.

BARENDRECHT is a town and lordship in the Netherlands, located as a suburb of Rotterdam in the province of South Holland. The municipality had a population of 47,442 in 2014, and covers an area of 21.73 km2 (8.39 sq mi) of which 1.90 km2 (0.73 sq mi) is water. The writer Jan Geurt Gaarlandt has been Lord of Barendrecht since 1995.

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