The Wild Island Of Cuba
Cuba is the largest Caribbean island, a tropical paradise. He has made his fame with old American cars, the brand of communism Fidel Castro, cigars and rum. It is visited every year by millions of tourists because if tropical climate, wonderful beaches and warm waters. But there is another Cuba, the wildlife and little known, where more than half of the plants and animals found nowhere else in the world. Over 80% of reptiles and amphibians are only Cubans, including the smallest four-legged animal on Earth and the most aggressive in the world crocodile.
How can we use the ability of lizards walk on the ceiling to improve our adhesives, or the resistance of spider webs ... interesting new developments in information technology, chemistry and physics now allows us to better understand designs the nature. Scientists are trying to make the best of nature, extracting the principles and application of the winning designs of evolution in a new human context.
Nature To Technology
In Mostviertel, Austria, pear trees make up most of the landscape, reaching find 200 different types of pears used for centuries to make a unique pear cider, and obviously this wine that has given its name to the region which occurs.
Fruits of Temptation
Carinthia, land of water, is a state in southern Austria is striking for its huge abundance of water. Its inhabitants have adapted their lifestyles to the environment, depending on the water for their daily lives with agriculture, handicrafts and fishing, preserving their traditional economic activities even with the strong tourism that attract their land.
Black Mountain is the name for the highest peak of Austria, the Grossglockner. With escalating rises 3798m on the Tauern massif with the imposing presence of a sentry, watching and ruling over seas of clouds covered nature and valleys. This little paradise of the Eastern Alps has all life and the admirable efforts of the climbers who dare to face the challenging summit.