Articles (Biodiversity)

The Return of the Woolly Mammoth
(Life Sciences)

Scientists claim that the dream of resurrecting extinct animals may very likely come true. Will the woolly mammoth walk the Earth again?


The Largest and Smallest Living Organisms Ever
(Life Sciences)

We live in a world full of contradictions, the strangest among them all may be the vast differences in the sizes of living organisms.


Nocturnal Animals: When Stars Guide the Way
(Life Sciences)

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you got lost in the desert? Well, that will not be a problem if you were a dung beetle, a bird, or a seal.

Biodiversity and the Pharmaceutical Industry
(Health and the Human Body)

Observing nature and scouring it in search for remedies and healing is by no means a new trend; humans have done so for tens of millennia.


Zoophobia and Entomophobia
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Zoophobia is prominent among the different types of phobia, because of the diversity and widespread of the animal kingdom around us. 

A Message from Mother Nature
(Environment and Climate Change)

Perhaps it is hard to fathom the scale of world countries' situation in response to the lockdown, until you see photos of places used to be the most crowded destinations.


Godzilla between Fact and Fiction
(Fact and Myth)

Godzilla movies are one of the most famous and successful movies in the history of cinema; yet, fans wonder if the story could actually be true.

Illegal Wildlife Trade
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Mankind has always been fascinated with what is deemed exotic and rare. 


Pandas: A Black and White Issue
(Life Sciences)

China’s lovely giant pandas were listed as endangered species; however, in 2016, their status changed from “endangered” to “vulnerable”.


I have A Dream
(Environment and Climate Change)

Urban trees are much more than elements of landscape beautification; they can save lives and can literally save our planet.

Save the Planet: Plant a Tree
(Environment and Climate Change)

What is more beautiful and peaceful than sunny mornings in the countryside?

Biodiversity and Human Health
(Health and the Human Body)

Human health is dependent on biodiversity and on the natural functioning of healthy ecosystems. 


Protecting Our Seas
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Looking at marine ecosystems, we can see how human intervention has caused great distress; let us have a look at their problems.

Biodiversity: A Long Evolutionary Road!
(Life Sciences)

Earth today, with all the biological richness we feel around us, is the result of 4 billion years of evolution. 


Oregon’s Giant: The Largest Organism on Earth
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

What is larger than a whale and bigger than an elephant? A mushroom! Armillaria ostoyae is considered the largest and oldest organism on Earth.


Global Warming… Danger at All Measures!
(Environment and Climate Change)

The impacts of a warming world are scary enough when considered one-by-one. Together, the view is simply shocking!


The Rite of Spring
(Science and Art)

Fantasia has held a special place in my heart. I remember watching it as a little kid, and still vividly recall its segments.

Working with Nature
(Environment and Climate Change)

We all have different jobs that impact our societies differently, bur have you ever thought what it would be like if you have a job that mainly aims at protecting and conserving nature?


The Mystery of Shark Attacks
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Back in 2010, a series of bloody shark attacks terrorized the normally serene beaches of Sharm-Elsheikh. The attacks were so ferocious that experts were at a loss explaining the unprecedented behavior.


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