Category: Carbon Footprint

USA to combat biological threats against livestock

The $1.25 billion National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas, took many years to come to fruition but those who gathered for a ribbon cutting on May 24 called it a proud achievement in the prevention of livestock diseases and protecting the nation’s… Continue Reading “USA to combat biological threats against livestock”

Windmolenpark op de Noordzee

Met een ramp in wording drukt het kabinet het plan door, zonder de gevolgen te onderzoeken? Het gaat dus gebeuren: een gigantisch windmolenpark op onze Noordzee. Ondanks alle bezwaren, die uit allerlei hoeken komen en op heel wat te verwachten problemen wijzen, zet men… Continue Reading “Windmolenpark op de Noordzee”

Massive Outbreak of Jellyfish could now spell more trouble for Fisheries

The world’s oceans have been experiencing enormous blooms of jellyfish, apparently caused by over-fishing, declining water quality, and rising sea temperatures. Now, scientists are trying to determine if these outbreaks could represent a “new normal” in which jellyfish increasingly supplant fish. Among the spineless… Continue Reading “Massive Outbreak of Jellyfish could now spell more trouble for Fisheries”

Race against Time to save the 33,000-Year-Old Underwater Cosquer Cave

During glacial Pleistocene, the entry to the famous Cosquer Cave was 100 meters (330 ft) above sea level, but the Holocene sea level rise, propelled lately by climate change, has meant that the entrance to the cave is now 37 meters (121 ft) below… Continue Reading “Race against Time to save the 33,000-Year-Old Underwater Cosquer Cave”

ORIGINS OF EARTH DAY

In the decades leading up to the first Earth Day, Americans were consuming vast amounts of leaded gas through massive and inefficient automobiles. Industry belched out smoke and sludge with little fear of the consequences from either the law or bad press. Air pollution… Continue Reading “ORIGINS OF EARTH DAY”

Australia Zoo & Wildlife Warriors

Almost 17 years have passed since Steve Irwin was killed by a stingray while filming in the Great Barrier Reef, but not a day goes by when his daughter Bindi Irwin doesn’t think of him. And, as she tells HELLO! during a moving exclusive to… Continue Reading “Australia Zoo & Wildlife Warriors”

Crater Lake National Park

Established on May 22, 1902, Crater Lake National Park in Oregon is a natural wonder born out of a cataclysmic volcanic eruption. Crowning the Cascade Mountain Range, the park contains vibrant forests, bountiful wildlife and an awe-inspiring blue lake worthy of its nickname lake… Continue Reading “Crater Lake National Park”

Nature is out of Sync—and that’s reshaping Everything, everywhere

Everything in nature—flowering, breeding, migration—lives and dies by a clock that is being recalibrated by climate change. We don’t yet know how severe the consequences may be. Timing is everything in nature. From the opening notes of a songbird’s spring chorus to the seasonal… Continue Reading “Nature is out of Sync—and that’s reshaping Everything, everywhere”

Project Blue Beam

As far as conspiracy theories go, Serge Monast’s Project Blue Beam is out there. Way out there. In 1994, Serge Monast, a writer and investigative journalist from Quebec, published an alleged manifesto of sorts explaining this wild theory that has remained infamous in certain… Continue Reading “Project Blue Beam”

Nan Madol the Venice of the Pacific

Few historic places in the Pacific are as intriguing as Nan Madol. The city ruins are on a coral reef in a lagoon on the tiny island of Temwen, adjacent to the eastern shore of the island of Pohnpei in the Federated States of… Continue Reading “Nan Madol the Venice of the Pacific”

Karnak the hidden reincarnation Secrets of Egypt

The Karnak temple complex at Luxor developed over more than 1,000 years, principally between the Twelfth and Twentieth Dynasties. It was, at its peak, the largest and most important religious complex in ancient Egypt. The most significant structure, and the largest religious building ever… Continue Reading “Karnak the hidden reincarnation Secrets of Egypt”

Indonesia has 75% of the World’s Volcanoes

The archipelago of Indonesia consists of more than 13,000 islands, spread over an area that is similar in size to that of the continental United States. It is the country with the greatest number and density of active volcanoes. Indonesia represents over 75% of… Continue Reading “Indonesia has 75% of the World’s Volcanoes”

Volvo Ocean Race

In recent years The Ocean Race has made solid steps towards greater inclusion and diversity of participants in the competition. The Ocean Race’s work towards greater inclusion and diversity is not just with respect to the sailors, but across all aspects of the organization… Continue Reading “Volvo Ocean Race”