Category: Water

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”

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”

10 Herbs you can Grow Indoors In Water All Year Long

Winter usually marks the end of fresh local produce (especially if you live in the Northern hemisphere). But what if you could grow some plants indoors without the hassle of mud and planters? Well, fortunately for you, the answer to that question is yes.… Continue Reading “10 Herbs you can Grow Indoors In Water All Year Long”

Cheeky Otters are thriving in Singapore

On a grassy strip along the highway, a blur of brown fur moves quickly, a small head popping up every so often to check for danger. Like many urban species, the aquatic mammals are changing their behavior to fit into their new home, research… Continue Reading “Cheeky Otters are thriving in Singapore”

Like in many other regions of the World, Caribbean Coral Reefs are disappearing

Coral reefs form some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. But, for most of us, they are hidden from view. We are blind to how these ecosystems might be changing. Coral reefs face a number of threats – most of them are… Continue Reading “Like in many other regions of the World, Caribbean Coral Reefs are disappearing”

Top Ten Pesticide-Soaked Fruits and Vegetables to Avoid in the USA

About one billion pounds of conventional, synthetic pesticides are used each year in the United States to control weeds, insects, and other so-called pests. This number began rising in the mid-1990’s, with the advent of genetically modified foods, which are engineered in a lab… Continue Reading “Top Ten Pesticide-Soaked Fruits and Vegetables to Avoid in the USA”

The World’s major rivers are drying up from Extreme Weather

To be stuck “up a river without a paddle” is an expression for a sticky situation you just can’t get out of. But if that river happens to be in the northern hemisphere this summer, it’s likely the paddle won’t be helpful, anyway. A… Continue Reading “The World’s major rivers are drying up from Extreme Weather”

What Animals & Bugs Eat Mosquitoes?

Bugs are widespread insects on the earth. We can find them in locations all around the globe, and they come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Bugs have many different habitats, but some prefer to live near humans because we provide them… Continue Reading “What Animals & Bugs Eat Mosquitoes?”

Forest Garden with 500 Edible Plants

Historically, farms and forests have been at odds. Conventional wisdom says we have to cut down the forest to make way for agriculture. But a growing movement called Agro-Forestry “capitalizes” on the free services forests provide farmers and gardeners. A forest garden with 500… Continue Reading “Forest Garden with 500 Edible Plants”

Global Warming Record Year 2020

According to the UN 2020 is set to rank among hottest years on record despite ‘La Nina’ cooling and could also be contributing to an unusually active hurricane season. Global temperatures boosted by climate change will still be higher than usual despite the cooling… Continue Reading “Global Warming Record Year 2020”

Amazon Frogs destroy Australian Wildlife

Cane toads are native to South and Central America. They are extremely hardy animals and voracious predators of insects and other small prey. These qualities led to their introduction into Australia as a means of controlling pest beetles in the sugar cane industry in… Continue Reading “Amazon Frogs destroy Australian Wildlife”

The Largest Mangrove Forest in the World

The largest mangrove forest in the world is @ Sundarban. It is located in the two south Asian countries between Bangladesh and India. Most part of Sundarban lies in Bangladesh. The area of Sundarban is nearly 10,000 square kilometer on which 6000 km2 is… Continue Reading “The Largest Mangrove Forest in the World”