For billions of years, life on earth has thrived on the bountiful resources present in the natural world, creating a delicate and intricate web of life; keeping the well-being of all species connected to each other.
From single celled organisms to the blue whale, every living thing plays a significant role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem.
Awe-inspiring and majestic, nature has intrigued and inspired explorers, researchers, scientists and travellers throughout the various stages of evolution. Mankind has immortalized natural beauty in art, literature, poetry and prose.
However, the earth’s climate is changing. It is growing warmer due to burning of fossil fuels, clearing of forests, killing of wild animals, unchecked industrialisation and our lifestyle. The delicate balance in nature has been greatly disturbed and urgently needs to be restored.
Humans evolved billion years ago from a common origin as a part of the same tree of life, but are we still connected to the other forms of life? Or have we taken more than our due share from nature, and damaged it beyond repair?
With the current trajectory of environmental challenges, it is necessary for all of us to know what is happening and bring to light answers that will help us decide and act now while we still have time. Wild Wisdom Quiz 2017 hence, explores and examines the theme: MAZE OF THE NATURAL WORLD.
Here are a few clues to get you thinking:
• Newly discovered species
• Unique and rare species
• News alerts regarding the natural world
• Famous environmentalists
• Biodiversity of Indian Subcontinent, South East Asia, and Middle East
• Environmental changes
• Conservation status- IUCN red list