Unusual objects you’ve probably never seen before

Originally posted on SOMEONE SOMEWHERE:
1 What Space Mountain looks like when all the lights are on. 2 A very rare albino alligator. 3 The ammolite, a rare organic gemstone found in the Rocky Mountains. Some say it’s actually the rarest gemstone in the world. 4 The view from the top of Mount Everest. 5…

Palau Island transforms almost all its coastal waters into a marine sanctuary

TOKYO (AP) — Lawmakers in the tiny Pacific island nation of Palau passed a law Thursday to make almost all its coastal waters a marine sanctuary in the latest move to expand ocean protections. A news release said Palau’s president plans to sign the legislation next week. Friday is a national holiday in Palau. TheContinue reading “Palau Island transforms almost all its coastal waters into a marine sanctuary”