For more than 100 years, scientists have been studying global warming and its disastrous effects, one of our planet’s most critical issues. From heat waves, severe storms and flooding, and increased drought to changing weather patterns, melting glaciers and warming oceans, rising sea levels, loss of species, and even health risks, these catastrophic effects of […]
As the temperature rises and intense heat waves are more frequent on hot summer days, the risk of wildfires increases. These conditions, a combination of hot temperatures, dry vegetation, and strong winds, is a perfect recipe for wildfires to spread rapidly and uncontrollably. Wildfires are destructive phenomena that can devastate entire communities, causing damage to […]
Do you know how Microsoft Start Weather supports a reforestation project in Kenya? Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges of our time, and it affects every aspect of our lives. From extreme weather events to food insecurity, biodiversity loss, and health risks, the impacts of climate change are felt by people and […]
The most dangerous animal in the world is small but deadly. It’s a mosquito… A tiny, annoying insect that sucks your blood like a vampire. But how is a tiny pest so bad?? You would probably be like, “Nah, the most dangerous animal is a big cat or something.” Although encountering a lion in the […]
The world’s oceans provides so many benefits. Here are ten things the ocean does for humans and the planet. Please comment below with your thoughts and suggestions. What are some good ways we can protect our oceans?
Did you know that 42 million trees are cut down every DAY!?!?!?!?!? That is a lot of trees! We must work together to save the trees! Important Reasons Why We Need To Protect Trees: Comment below with your suggestions on how to save trees and why you feel it is important!
The Extent of Grasses Grass is a seemingly insignificant organism that is taken for granted and largely ignored. Grasses grow on almost every land surface, from swamps to deserts and from the Polar Regions to the Tropics; in fact, grasses cover one-third of the earth’s land area. Grasses range in size from the short varieties used […]
Consumption of meat, such as beef, pork, and poultry, has always been a big part of most people’s daily lives. And for the past decades, consumption of it has increased dramatically worldwide. As the demand for meat consumption continues to grow globally, so does the need to produce them. However, scientists believe consuming too much […]
Throughout history, humans have been confined to landmasses when establishing permanent settlements. But what if that’s all about to change? What if humans took to the sea, not only to explore it, but to- settle it? If the Seasteading Institute accomplishes its goal of creating the first permanent cities at sea, your future could involve living […]
There’s no denying that plastic has been useful and convenient to us, and we’re surrounded by it. It’s in the shopping bags we use for grocery items, the food packaging we discard, and plastic bottles or straws we drink from. However, this innovation came with a massive ecological cost. As a result, the rapid production […]
Forecasters usually turn to satellite readings, radar, weather sensors, and global communications to predict the weather. But merely by cloud-gazing, anyone can make weather predictions. To do that, you will need to know at least one cloud type: This is a cumulus cloud. They are the classic, puffy clouds of summer and one of the […]
They are nasty plants. The characteristics of Ibicella lutea, Proboscidea louisianica, and Proboscidea parviflora are understated by the common name Devil’s Claw. Both Devil’s Breath and Devil’s Snot are more acceptable names for them. These are large, unpleasant plants. Expect the plants to be at least a meter (3 feet) across if you reside in […]
World hunger is one of the most challenging issues we’re currently facing, and it has been ongoing for decades. Around the world, more than 829 million people are seriously affected by hunger. Many factors, such as poverty, food shortages, climate change, war, and conflict, among others, contribute to the rise of food insecurity. This is […]
Humans are generating and dumping too much trash daily, posing as one of the biggest known environmental threats. And to think that this has been a continuous battle for decades now. Waste or litter finds its way into the ocean and other waterways, affecting water quality, polluting our environment, and spreading diseases, viruses, and parasites. […]
Where I live, the monsoon season happens between the months of June to October. Monsoons happens when you have cold oceans and warm land. The warm land air causes low pressure, so the very moist air above the cold ocean rushes into it making wind and rain. We are currently in that time now, so let me […]
When you hear the word hero, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? A police officer, firefighter, or maybe a doctor? Or perhaps it’s what you usually see in movies or television? A person with superpowers, a cape, and a mask? But what if I tell you that anyone can be a hero, […]
This is not an awareness or a donation thing. The rainforest and animals all over the world need our help, but I don’t know how to help them, and I don’t have any money. Does anyone have any ideas?
The Earth’s poles, North and South, are simultaneously experiencing a rise in temperatures above normal levels in mid-March. Weather stations located in the parts of Antarctica have already recorded the place was 104° Fahrenheit (40° C) warmer than usual! Weather stations located near the Arctic regions have also recorded signs of heatwaves, hitting about 86° […]
Home gardens can have flowering plants, crotons, short trees, or vegetable and fruit bearing trees. Here is a sugarcane plant that has given a few shoots. Sugarcane takes 10 months to grow fully. The sugarcane is cut during harvest festivals. They are used to make sugar. Sugarcane can be cut to pieces and eaten. Comment […]
Here are some important terms related to agriculture. Tilling – Tilling is to prepare and cultivate the land for crops. Sowing – Sowing is planting the seeds by scattering it on or in the earth. Manuring – Manuring is to apply manure (organic matter/fertilizer) to the land. Irrigation – Irrigation is the artificial application of […]