Articles (Wildlife)

Natural Habitat Loss and Its Influence on Biodiversity
(Environment and Climate Change)

The loss of natural habitats is the main threat to 85% of all species listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List—a comprehensive information source on the extinction risk of animals, fungi, and plants.


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!


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 (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.


Smoked Herring Fish Manufacturing; Advantages and Disadvantages
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

This year, Sham el-Nessim coincides with the holy month of Ramadan; have you ever tried eating herring fish on fasting days before?

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?

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.


The Return of the Woolly Mammoth
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

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


Meet the Barracuda Fish
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Barracudas are scary nocturnal gnawing fish; they attack their prey and tear them apart with their dagger-like teeth.


The Largest and Smallest Living Organisms Ever
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

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
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

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.

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. 

Nature Phobia
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Nature phobia is one of the most popular types of phobia; it is the anxiety and fear of different landscapes 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.


Why Bats Matter?
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

When we talk about bats, all that comes to our minds are vampire bats or bat-borne diseases, but have you ever wondered why bats matter?


Nature's Got Talent
(Comics)

Do you believe that nature's got talent?

The Sound of Earth
(Earth Sciences)

Mother Nature is always speaking; she speaks in a language only the sincere listener can understand; actually, she is not only speaking, she is singing too.

Godzilla between Fact and Fiction
(Science and Art)

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.

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