Articles (Environment)

Athletic by Nature (3): Sharks Are Fast and Furious
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Sharks can hardly be outswam, which is no wonder given their more than 400-million-year evolutionary history in the ocean.


Athletic by Nature (2): Insects Are Small but Mighty
(Animal and Plant Life)

While big animals have big muscles, with smaller bodies, tiny creatures invest most of their muscle power in weightlifting.


Black Sand in Egypt: An Untapped Treasure
(Earth Sciences)

The Black Sand Complex was inaugurated in Egypt, in October 2022, to extract minerals from black sand; so, what is it and its significance?


World Cup Qatar 2022 and Achieving Sustainability
(Science and Sports)

FIFA has been concerned with environmental issues and this year, Qatar has pledged to present the most sustainable version of the World Cup.


Me, My Health, and the Environment
(Environment and Climate Change)

A clean environment is essential for human health and well-being, but pollution remains a major source of health risk throughout the world.


Using Hydrogen for Clean Energy Generation
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Finding new clean energy sources has become a global concern due to the climate change crises resulting from the use of traditional fuels.

Tampering with Nature and the Rise of Pandemics
(Environment and Climate Change)

Diseases have come and gone, but others originated in animals have stayed; our relationship with nature is something that we need to examine.


A Make-or-Break Year for Climate Action
(Environment and Climate Change)

Humans are taking Earth for granted to face the biggest environmental challenge our species has ever encountered; that is global warming.


Food Supply Chains: From Crisis to Opportunity
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Although the food produced globally can feed the whole world’s population, one-third of all the food produced is either lost or wasted.


COP27 at a Glance!
(Environment and Climate Change)

You must have heard the big news: Egypt is hosting this year 2022 the largest international conference on climate change and the environment, COP27.


From the Brink of Extinction: Animals that Made a Comeback
(Animal and Plant Life)

While we know that the amount of threatened biodiversity is aplenty, there are some success stories that give us hope and serve as a real evidence of what protecting biodiversity actually looks like.


The Treasures of the Red Sea (3): Distinctive Treasures
(Oceans and Marine Life)

The great diversity of the Red Sea is not limited only to its wide variety of fishes, but there are plenty of other distinctive sea creatures.


The Treasures of the Red Sea (2): Endemic Treasures
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Egypt’s Red Sea remains calm and peaceful season after season, but underneath its surface a world full of motion and life that dances all around.


Abel: The T-Rex of Ancient Southern Continents
(Earth Sciences)

Welcome to the "Land of Death" in the Bahariya Oasis; the most dangerous place during the Cretaceous period!


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)
(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)
(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.


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