Category: Environment

The Mystery of the Longyou Caves in China

For as long as anyone could remember the ponds of Longyou County were thought of as “bottomless,” but when one local set out to see how deep they really were he discovered the first in a series of massive hand-carved caves, the origin of… Continue Reading “The Mystery of the Longyou Caves in China”

How to Plant Lemongrass to Repel Mosquitoes

Let’s be real – everyone loves summer and the hot weather, but no one enjoys the bugs that come along with it. I hate mosquitoes. I mean, I know I am delicious, but that’s besides the point. Their bites itch, and some species even leave… Continue Reading “How to Plant Lemongrass to Repel Mosquitoes”

Scientists detect a ‘Tsunami’ of Gravitational Waves

A team of international scientists, including researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), have unveiled the largest number of gravitational waves ever detected. The discoveries will help solve some of the most complex mysteries of the Universe, including the building blocks of matter and… Continue Reading “Scientists detect a ‘Tsunami’ of Gravitational Waves”

Plants that attract Dragonflies for Mosquito Control

It always amazes me the way nature takes care of things in her own time, and her own way. If people only stopped taking control and started listening to her, we’d see the beauty of these interactions take place. Utilizing plants that attract dragonflies… Continue Reading “Plants that attract Dragonflies for Mosquito Control”

The Ocean Race to collect data about the Global Environment

The forthcoming edition of The Ocean Race, which sets sail from Alicante, Spain, on the 15th January, is set to feature the most ambitious and comprehensive science program created by a sporting event. The round-the-world sailing race will measure microplastic pollution, gather information about… Continue Reading “The Ocean Race to collect data about the Global Environment”

Oceanic White Tip Shark population in Decline

Oceanic white-tip sharks are large, pelagic sharks found in tropical and subtropical oceans throughout the world. They live offshore in deep water, but spend most of their time in the upper part of the water column near the surface. Oceanic white tip sharks are… Continue Reading “Oceanic White Tip Shark population in Decline”

Sweden suffering Wild Boar Invasion

Several decades after their re-introduction, Sweden’s wild boar population has exploded from hundreds to hundreds of thousands, becoming the single largest reason for domestic hunting dog injuries, as well as a bane for the nations crop farmers. In recent years, Sweden’s wild boar population… Continue Reading “Sweden suffering Wild Boar Invasion”

Nikon Coolpix P900 best Camera money can buy

There are nice cameras and then there are insanely nice cameras. Nikon’s Coolpix P900 is one of the insanely nice cameras, although in the world of photography it comes with a pretty affordable price tag. For $596 you can own a camera with zoom… Continue Reading “Nikon Coolpix P900 best Camera money can buy”

Zero Cost hacks to Grow your own Food

When speaking to people who don’t already grow their own, one of the main factors that comes up is cost. People worry that it will be expensive to get started with the process of growing their own food. But a vegetable garden or kitchen… Continue Reading “Zero Cost hacks to Grow your own Food”

Curacao vol Dynamiek en Traditie sinds 1499

Dynamiek, Spirituele Tradite en Humanitaire Ontwikkeling zijn de tref woorden van Crickey Amigu di Natura. Nederlandse versie Inzet Natuur CAdN Beweging : Het verbeteren van de geldverslindende mensheid begint met uzelf, door een naaste of Hulpbehoevende te Ondersteunen in plaats van financieel uit te… Continue Reading “Curacao vol Dynamiek en Traditie sinds 1499”

Large Venomous Spiders are swarming part of Australia

Although there’s a whole trope about Australia being some scary place full of buff cows, stinging trees, and hawks that literally spread their own fires, we all know it’s actually a wonderful place to live. Even when parts of it are swarming with lethally… Continue Reading “Large Venomous Spiders are swarming part of Australia”

Vancouver Island’s 2000-year old Giant Trees

Vancouver Island is located in the temperate rainforest biome, with the mild climate and high rainfall combining to produce groves of massive old-growth trees. Some of the tallest stretch over 90 meters into the sky, while others measure as much as 20 meters in… Continue Reading “Vancouver Island’s 2000-year old Giant Trees”

Himalayan Pink Salt Health Benefits

Himalayan pink salt is a pink-hued variety of salt that is sourced near the Himalaya mountains of South Asia. Himalayan salt is believed by many to be a healthier alternative to common table salt, or sodium chloride. Though mined like rock salt, Himalayan pink… Continue Reading “Himalayan Pink Salt Health Benefits”