Articles (Environment)

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.


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?


Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Marine Ecology
(Oceans and Marine Life)

As personal protective items were heavily used due to their effective role in preventing Covid-19 infection, a serious environmental problem has emerged.


The Benguela Marine Ecosystem
(Oceans and Marine Life)

One of the most precious resources that have been facing many challenges is the Benguela Marine Ecosystem, which runs along southwestern Africa and the coastline of Angola, Namibia, and South Africa.


Acidification Attack
(Oceans and Marine Life)

The introduction of massive amounts of CO2 into the seas is altering water chemistry and affecting the life cycles of many marine organisms, particularly those at the lower end of the food chain.


Exploring the Human Civilization Enigma - Episode 3
(Science Story Time!)

Having stopped because the very tall, the very short, and the very fat are all staring at the window, you attempt to draw their attention to continue the conversation, but to no avail.

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.

Coronavirus Travel Tips
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Can our routine be the same during the coronvirus pandemic? Can families travel and enjoy nature? Or should they abide by the rules of social distancing and home quarantine to avoid infection.


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.


Fear of People and Objects
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

When we hear the word phobia what comes to mind is the reasoning behind it is logical cause of panic; yet, surprisingly, the most widespread phobias are those that cannot be judged logically as terrifying.


Moon Valley
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Moon Valley is considered one of the most popular global touristic attractions; tourists visit it to enjoy its peculiar beauty, as if visiting the Moon without leaving Earth!


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.

Phobia
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Phobia patients experience excessive fear of a situation, a place, a living creature, or an object that is unlikely to cause any harm.


Dragon Blood Tree
(Life Sciences)

The dragon blood tree is a rare plant that grows in rocky grounds and on high locations; it stand outis becuase it bleeds when it is truncated.

The Sustainable Fashion Industry
(Environment and Climate Change)

The global fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world; this has led several designers and fashion houses to join the "sustainable fashion" or "environmentally-friendly fashion" trend.


Food Waste and World Hunger
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Have you ever thought that the food waste you dispose of after each meal could be someone’s most precious wish in a different side of the world? 

Animal Epidemics
(Life Sciences)

When we hear the word “epidemic”, some epidemics that killed millions of people over time pop up in our minds, but have you ever thought about diseases that killed thousands of animals?


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.


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