Carnivorous Animals Are Prone to Cancer?

Cancer, unfortunately, is a very common disease amongst humans. The Georgetown University Health Policy Institute advised that it is the second leading cause of death in the United States, with more than 550,000 people dying from it in one year. Recent nature studies, however, are finding that humans are not the only recipients of the…

Flesh-Eating Bees Want Meat, Not Pollen?

Have you ever heard of a carnivorous bumblebee? Neither have I. But according to the Independent, they exist, and they’re known as “vulture bees.” Due to the intense competition for nectar, some bees throughout the tropics have developed guts that resemble vultures, which leads them to only eat flesh instead of pollen. These vulture bees…

Where Will Our Planet Be in 500 Years?

Climate change and the deterioration of the planet have been hot-button topics for years. And if you’ve been following this blog, then you also know about the endangered species that are on the verge of extinction. So questioning where our planet is headed seems logical, and that’s exactly what scientists are doing. According to SciTechDaily,…

The IUCN World Conservation Congress Begins…

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress began on September 3, 2021, in Marseille, France. This is the world’s largest and most inclusive environmental forum built to tackle biodiversity, nature-based recovery, and climate change. Their key message is that disappearing species and the destruction of ecosystems are just as threatening…

China Removes Giant Pandas from its Endangered List

China’s wild giant pandas are no longer classified as endangered and are now listed as vulnerable, according to Chinese conservation officials. Eighteen hundred giant pandas are currently living in the wild. The change is attributed to the improved living conditions of China’s wildlife, with the country now invested in protecting large areas of natural ecosystems….

What is Cryonics?

I’m sure most of you are familiar with the popular Batman villain Mr. Freezeā€”if not, you should reassess some things. Well, in the franchise, Mr. Freeze is a cryogenicist who put his terminally ill wife in suspended animation (a dormant state without death). According to New Scientist, this technique involves cooling a patient, who may…

Removing Trees May Solve South Africa’s Water Supply Problem

Greetings Everyone, I came across some interesting news coming out of South Africa. The following information is from Africa News. Due to the water supply problem in Cape Town, South Africa, environmental workers are cutting down trees. Most of the trees are pines that have deep root systems, and they take up more water than…

Asteroid Destroyed Dinosaurs at a 60-Degree Angle

Greetings All, I came across some interesting news regarding dinosaurs and had to share it. The following information is from News Fusion. According to a study published in Nature Communications, an asteroid crashed into Earth 66 million years ago and wiped out all land-dwelling dinosaurs as well as 75 percent of life on the planet….

What Are The Effects of Atrazine?

There have been open discussions on the harmful chemicals in our earth’s atmosphere, drinking water, food, and products. So it was only a matter of time before I started unpacking them. Upon doing some research, I came across one that’s widely used: atrazine. Atrazine is a herbicide used on broadleaf and grassy weeds that can…

Half of the World’s Beaches to Vanish by 2100?

If you’ve been following this blog, then you know I haven’t shied away from the topic of pollution and the destruction of the planet. Well, I came across some additional news today that I had to share. The following comes out of Newsfusion. Climate change and rising sea levels are set to wipe out half…

How Powerful is the Human Brain?

With the rise of artificial intelligence, comparing robots and humans has become inevitable. Folks tend to romanticize a world controlled by a computer, but I’ve questioned it. And this led me to start researching a computer that many of us (myself included) take for granted, the human brain. According to Live Science, the human brain…

How Solar Radiation Management Will Affect The Planet

There’s been a lot of conversations on climate change and global warming lately. I don’t know if it’s another fearmongering tactic, but the debates on Solar Radiation Management have kept my attention. So it’s only right that I find some clarity. Global warming and climate change are somewhat interchangeable. Global warming refers to the rising…