Wildlife

Palau Creates One of the World’s Largest Marine Sanctuaries

Posted by on October 29, 2015 in Environment, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Palau Creates One of the World’s Largest Marine Sanctuaries

A law has recently been established to create exclusive marine sanctuaries for 80% of zones around Palau. This will impact on food security and manage domestic fishing

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Bees Are In Danger: Harvard Study Finds Pesticide in 70% of Honey Samples

Posted by on October 22, 2015 in Environment, Wildlife with 8 Comments
Bees Are In Danger: Harvard Study Finds Pesticide in 70% of Honey Samples

he study shows that 70% of honey samples collected in Massachusetts contain at least one neonicotinoid, the pesticide class that biotech companies say have nothing to do with the bee die offs we are seeing around the world.

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Engineers Have Created Amazing Micromotors That Remove CO2 Pollution from Oceans

Posted by on October 13, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Wildlife with 2 Comments
Engineers Have Created Amazing Micromotors That Remove CO2 Pollution from Oceans

The researchers report that in the lab, the micromotors managed to remove 90 percent of the carbon dioxide from a solution of deionized water within five minutes.

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World’s Oceans Face Worst Coral Die-Off in History, Scientists Warn

Posted by on October 9, 2015 in Climate Change, Environment, Wildlife with 12 Comments
World’s Oceans Face Worst Coral Die-Off in History, Scientists Warn

Coral reefs, often referred to as “rainforests of the sea” simply “haven’t been able to adapt to the higher base temperatures of the ocean,” say the scientists.

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25% of Fish Sold at Markets Contain Plastic or Man-Made Debris

Posted by on October 1, 2015 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 6 Comments
25% of Fish Sold at Markets Contain Plastic or Man-Made Debris

The scientists emphasize that the plastic and fibers are found in the fishes’ guts.

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Seal Spotted Surfing Humpback Whale In Australia

Posted by on September 21, 2015 in Environment, Wildlife with 5 Comments
Seal Spotted Surfing Humpback Whale In Australia

Animal experts say that witnessing such a partnership between seal and humpback whale is rare.

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Federal Court Deals Major Blow to Pesticide Industry in Attempt to Save the Bees

Posted by on September 18, 2015 in Environment, Wildlife with 2 Comments
Federal Court Deals Major Blow to Pesticide Industry in Attempt to Save the Bees

The “neonics” are a class of pesticides that have previously been linked to declines in bee populations. Judges ruling means that sulfoxaflor comes off the market while the EPA does the work it should have done a long time ago.

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Big News: Chemtrail Activist Speaks to Congress

Big News: Chemtrail Activist Speaks to Congress

Patrick Roddie, a geoengineering activist, just testified before Congress delivering a powerful message about how those concerned with global warming are woefully off-point to ignore the effects of persistent contrails (a/k/a chemtrails) on our environment and our health.

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3 Things You Should Know About Cecil the Lion

Posted by on August 8, 2015 in Environment, Wildlife with 64 Comments
3 Things You Should Know About Cecil the Lion

Cecil the Lion was one of the most thoroughly studied lions in all of Africa. There are several reasons the death of this big is such a big deal. Watch this short video with SciShow’s Hank Green to find out why. Please comment and share…

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Coral Reefs Could Be a Thing of the Past Due to Warming Seas

Posted by on July 12, 2015 in Climate Change, Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Coral Reefs Could Be a Thing of the Past Due to Warming Seas

Abnormally warm ocean temperatures are creating conditions that threaten to kill coral in the equatorial Pacific, north Pacific and western Atlantic oceans, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said on Monday.

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Norway Creates World’s First ‘Bee Highway’ to Save Endangered Pollinators

Posted by on July 2, 2015 in Environment, Wildlife with 2 Comments
Norway Creates World’s First ‘Bee Highway’ to Save Endangered Pollinators

Something should be done to save the endangered pollinators, and Norway has found a simple and effective solution to this problem – a safe passage for the bee population is planned to be built in Oslo, Norway’s capital. This world’s first ‘highway for bees’ will be a network of green zones of the city, such as green roofs and balconies, as well as private gardens and flower beds. It will make it possible for the pollinators to move safely through these flowering habitats inside the city.

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Ants Carry Other Live Ones as Means of Transportation: Further Evidence That They Must Be Communicating [Videos]

Written by on June 9, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Ants Carry Other Live Ones as Means of Transportation: Further Evidence That They Must Be Communicating [Videos]

By Omar Cherif A few days ago I wrote about “Why Do Ants Carry Their Dead”. This article is the sequel. I had shot a few clips of some ants in the garden, and since then I kept the camera close to the door so I take it with me whenever I go outside. Today, […]

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Why Ants Carry Their Dead and Other Fascinating Facts

Written by on June 4, 2015 in Animals and Pets, Wildlife with 1 Comment
Why Ants Carry Their Dead and Other Fascinating Facts

By Omar Cherif I have always been fascinated by ants. How they are social beings that operate in armies and live in colonies, and how they have made it to the Qur’an ― there is a full ‘Sura’ (Chapter) named after them. And since where I am staying now there are lots of ants, I […]

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12 Plants that Repel Unwanted Insects

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Environment, Wildlife with 0 Comments
12 Plants that Repel Unwanted Insects

Are you an insect magnet? Insect magnets attract annoying insects the second they walk outdoors — or so it seems. If this describes you, take comfort in knowing that one of the ways you can fight back against mosquitoes, gnats, flies, no-see-ums and other pesky bugs doesn’t have to involve covering yourself with a sticky spray or engaging in chemical warfare. To help you enjoy going outdoors, try strategically placing insect-repelling plants in your garden or on your patio.

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5 Bugs You NEVER Knew Were In Your Home!

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Wildlife with 0 Comments
5 Bugs You NEVER Knew Were In Your Home!

We’ve all seen those creepy crawly bugs around our homes. But what most of us don’t know is that our homes are filled with a profusion of insects and their relatives, collectively called arthropods, most of which we never see. What are the most common ones you should know about?

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