Articles (Environment)

Is the Coronavirus Affected by Weather?
(Health and the Human Body)

Two years or more have passed since the coronavirus attacked Planet Earth; can we determine in which of the seasons it has spread most?


World Giraffe Day (21 June)
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

The World Giraffe Day is celebrated on 21 June; ironically, it is the same day celebrating the longest day of the year!


Plastic Waste: The Monster that Threatens Us
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Since human beings started using plastic, life has become so much easier; as a result, plastic has accumulated and flooded our world, unleashing a monster that is suffocating Earth.


Be Positive! Act Now and Save the Environment!
(Environment and Climate Change)

What do you think is the best way to show appreciation for our planet? Actually, there are many ways to do it; just take the decision and go for it.


Do Fish Give Birth?
(Oceans and Marine Life)

It is known that fish lay eggs, which hatch after a while outside the body of the mother; yet, are there fish that get pregnant and give birth?


Let Us Bust Some Animal Myths (2)
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

The animals’ world is full of myths and facts that we hear in stories and legends, from which we present common myths on: bulls, turtles, worms, goldfish, and sharks.


Let Us Bust Some Animal Myths (1)
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

The animals’ world is full of myths and facts that we hear in stories and legends, from which we present common myths on: bees, birds, owls, ostriches and bats.


Daylighting Our Lives
(Science Everywhere)

With the increasing rise of building heights, getting enough natural light is becoming more and more difficult, and the Sun plays a short game of peek-a-boo with residents.


Plants Get Sick Too: How to Prevent Plant Diseases?
(Earth Sciences)

Learn the basic elements and factors that, if missing or available, the plant does not get affected and stays healthy and in a good condition.


Earth’s Health from Plants’ Health
(Earth Sciences)

Plants are not only necessary for the human environment, they are also the base of a sustainable life for all living organisms.


Milky Symphony
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

We always hear music as a tool that helps relieve stress and makes us feel better in hard times. Do the same thing can happen to cows?

Digging Hope
(Energy and Water)

Lack of fresh and healthy drinking water is a serious problem that is addressed through a number of methods, such as digging lakes or wells.


Climate Smart Agriculture
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Food security is a serious issue facing a growing population at a time of climate change, which is unpredictable and not fully understood.


Can Aquacultures Feed the World without Collapsing the Marine Food Chain?
(Oceans and Marine Life)

If you are craving fish; no matter how you get it or what type you will have on your plate, it will be sourced in one of two ways: capture or aquaculture.

A Pet’s Mustache
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

A pet’s mustache can be trimmed or cut without causing the animal any problem is a myth; actually, it will drive the animal into a stressful state.


Salar de Uyuni: A Desert of Salt
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

This is the world’s largest natural mirror during the rainy seasons, and a white flat floor with amazing crystalized salt patterns during the dry season; welcome to Salar de Uyuni!


The Climate Change Conference (COP26): A Brief Overview
(Environment and Climate Change)

Leaders and representatives from around the world have come together for (COP26) to work together on how to fulfill the Paris Agreement (2015).

The Ozone Hole: An Environmental Disaster or a Natural Phenomenon?
(Environment and Climate Change)

It was commonly believed that the ozone hole is a man-made disaster. However, a relatively recent theory confirms the existence of this hole for a long time, claiming it is a natural phenomenon that is not cause for concern.


The Challenge of Climate Change
(Environment and Climate Change)

I have opted to write about the Challenge of Climate Change because, currently, it is the most pressing global environmental problem. Climate change is a natural problem; however, over the past few decades, a human induced accelerated change has been taking place.


The Working Duck: Integrated Rice-Duck Agriculture
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Some farmers are shying away from their overreliance on chemicals in farming and instead turning to old farming methods; one being integrated rice-duck farming.


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