Articles (Agriculture)

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.


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.


Can Aquacultures Feed the World without Collapsing the Marine Food Chain?
(Oceans and Marine Life)

If you are craving fish; no matter how you buy it or what type you will have on your plate, it will be sourced in one of two ways: capture or aquaculture.

Ancient Egyptian Cuisine
(Human Civilization)

The fertile soil of Egypt was an essential factor in helping ancient Egyptians farm a wide range of crops, which was positively reflected on the Egyptians’ health in general.


Give Me a Book, Not a Pick
(Education)

Child labor is a problem of a large magnitude. Chidlren have the right to attend school, be protected, and not be deprived from their childhood.


Growing Furniture
(Science Everywhere)

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, have proposed growing furniture in vitro. They succeeded in cultivating plant tissues extracted from the fast growing zinnia plant.


A Brief History of the Banana
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Most of us cannot imagine the world without the banana; it is one of the globe’s most favorite fruits. In 2019 alone, over 115 million tonnes of bananas were produced.

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.


Better Genes for More Crops
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Gene editing in plants aims to increase their nutritional value and fruit size, as well as enhance their ability to resist diseases and pests, and prolonging their shelf life.


Hydroponics: Soil-less Agriculture
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Farmers use hydroponics to grow plants that need hard-to-maintain soil conditions. This technique depends on growing plants in nutrient solutions with or without the use of an artificial medium to provide mechanical support.


Greenhouses of Hope
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Greenhouses are by no means a new invention, as they have been used by farmers since the 17th century; but, how have greenhouses developed over the years? What are their advantages and disadvantages?


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.


Dragon Blood Tree
(Animal and Plant Life)

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.

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? 

The Martian's Food
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

In The Martian, an astronaut whose colleagues think is dead, is abandoned on Mars, where he has to survive on very limited resources.


The Dawn of Time: A Tale of Egyptian Astronomy
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

The Egyptians, they said, were the first to discover the solar year. They obtained this knowledge from the stars.


I have A Dream
(Comics)

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?

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