Articles (Earth Sciences)

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.


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.


Spacecrafts’ Final Destination
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Have you ever wondered where do spacecrafts and satellites go after they complete their mission in space?


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.


Hazardous Workplaces
(Science Everywhere)

Working in hazardous areas entails several risks, from injuries to losing lives, hazards can occur sometimes in unlikely areas.


The Golden Age of Islam: Glimpses of Scientific Discovery and Invention (Cairo – Sicily)
(Scientists and Inventors)

This article gives glimpses of scientific discoveries and inventions by scientists in Cairo and Sicily during the Golden Age of Islam.


The Golden Age of Islam: Glimpses of Scientific Discovery and Invention (Khwarazm – Baghdad – Kufa)
(Scientists and Inventors)

The article gives glimpses of scientific discoveries and inventions of Khwarazm, Baghdad and Kufa's scientists during the Golden Age of Islam.


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.


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!


Marine Heat Waves
(Environment and Climate Change)

Marine heat waves are defined as a duration when the water surface temperature is 90% warmer than prior sea surface temperatures; this may last from days to months.

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.


Sizzling Summers Ahead
(Safe Summer)

We are all aware that summers are getting much longer and much, much hotter with every passing year. This does not just impact our wellbeing negatively; it is becoming more and more life-threatening.


Why Do Beach Sand Look Different?
(Safe Summer)

The sand of different beaches differs in color, size, and composition. To understand the science behind these differences, we invite you to read the following lines.


Could A Black Hole Bring the End of the World?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Black holes are a big concern; not just for NASA scientists, but for the whole world. The biggest question is: What would happen if a black hole reached us? Would it be our doom?


The Sky and Earth from an Artist’s Point of View
(Science and Art)

Since the beginning of time, the relationship between Sky and Earth has occupied human thought and imagination; it has always been a topic for various artistic works that express the artist's interpretation of this relationship.


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.

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