Articles (Biodiversity)

The Return of the Woolly Mammoth
(Back to Nature)

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


Illegal Wildlife Trade
(Back to Nature)

Mankind has always been fascinated with what is deemed exotic and rare. 


Pandas: A Black and White Issue
(Back to Nature)

China’s lovely giant pandas were listed as endangered species; however, in 2016, their status changed from “endangered” to “vulnerable”.


I have A Dream
(Back to Nature)

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
(Back to Nature)

What is more beautiful and peaceful than sunny mornings in the countryside?

Biodiversity and Human Health
(Back to Nature)

Human health is dependent on biodiversity and on the natural functioning of healthy ecosystems. 


Protecting Our Seas
(Back to Nature)

Looking at marine ecosystems, we can see how human intervention has caused great distress; let us have a look at their problems.

Biodiversity: A Long Evolutionary Road!
(Back to Nature)

Earth today, with all the biological richness we feel around us, is the result of 4 billion years of evolution. 


Oregon’s Giant: The Largest Organism on Earth
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

What is larger than a whale and bigger than an elephant? A mushroom! Armillaria ostoyae is considered the largest and oldest organism on Earth.


Global Warming… Danger at All Measures!
(Versus the Change!)

The impacts of a warming world are scary enough when considered one-by-one. Together, the view is simply shocking!


The Rite of Spring
(Science and Art)

Fantasia has held a special place in my heart. I remember watching it as a little kid, and still vividly recall its segments.

Working with Nature
(Environment and Us)

We all have different jobs that impact our societies differently, bur have you ever thought what it would be like if you have a job that mainly aims at protecting and conserving nature?


The Mystery of Shark Attacks
(Safe Summer)

Back in 2010, a series of bloody shark attacks terrorized the normally serene beaches of Sharm-Elsheikh. The attacks were so ferocious that experts were at a loss explaining the unprecedented behavior.


Summer Bites
(Safe Summer)

Having my legs and arms covered with insect bites indicates that summer has arrived. With summer’s heat, buzzing bees, marching ants, and swarming mosquitoes invade our world.


Insect Eating Plants
(Behavioral Sciences)

Why and how do plants consume insects?

 

Marine Hide and Seek
(The Colors of Life)

Camouflage is a process through which animals change colors in accordance with the surrounding environment, becoming hardly distinguishable from it.


Terrestrial Hide and Seek
(The Colors of Life)

Camouflage is a process through which animals change colors in accordance with the surrounding environment, becoming hardly distinguishable from it.


Nature's Palette: Living Colors (Plantae)
(The Colors of Life)

The plant and animal kingdoms abound with bright colors, from the lush green of photosynthesizing plants to the striking colors of fluttering butterflies.

Vocal Learners and Evolution
(Life Sciences)

Several species make speech-like sounds, including whales, elephants, not to mention parrots; but, how do they make these human-like sounds?

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