Friday
Jan192018

QUIZ: Where Are These USA National  Parks?

You might have heard of Yellowstone, but do you know where it is? Challenge yourself on the locations of some of the most fascinating National Parks in the U.S!

 

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Thursday
Jan182018

Earth's Most Uninhabitable Locations

Flickr | Eli DukeAs we continue to voyage beyond our atmosphere into space, we often hear about how Earth seems to be the only planet set up for successful habitation. They may have found traces of water on Mars, or planets similar looking to Earth but nothing has been quite in reach or compared to the abundance of resources we have on our little blue planet.

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Wednesday
Jan172018

Disaster After End of Year  Deals

It’s the start of the year and for the last three months we have been bombarded with sale after sale, promising saving after saving. We still have one more month to get our hands on discounted goods as the New Year sales refuse to cease…but are they all worth it?

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Tuesday
Jan162018

Mangroves - Why They’re  Important

Mangroves are commonly described as the ‘forests of the sea’, owing to their roots being submerged in water, whilst adapted to thrive in both freshwater and saline conditions. Due to their ability to withstand challenging conditions such as storm surges and tidal influxes, mangroves are the second most biodiverse ecosystem after the coral reef system...

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Monday
Jan152018

Top 5 Animals to See in 2018 Before They’re Extinct 

Flickr | cuatrok77You can probably guess what is triggering the extinction of many animals around the globe…It begins with C. Yes it’s the dreaded topic of Climate change. Though, it’s not the only trigger; deforestation and hunting come in close second. Since the beginning, humanity has discovered approximately 1.2 million species...

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Friday
Jan122018

QUIZ: Do You Know Your Shark  Species?

So you've seen Jaws and you've seen Finding Nemo but how well do you REALLY know your sharks? Take today's QUIZ and find out how much of an expert you are on the great ocean predators.

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Thursday
Jan112018

Could Venice  Disappear?

There are so many curiosities about Italy’s northeastern city: Is Venice sinking? When will it disappear forever? Why is it always flooding? The problem Venice faces is complex; these questions cannot be easily answered as no one really knows what the power of flooding will do to Venice.

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Wednesday
Jan102018

Cities With the Highest Air  Pollution

Flickr | David HoltEvery continent has areas that are suffering from severe air pollution. The World Health Organisation recommends that air contains up to 10 micrograms of 6 atmospheric pollutants per square metre to be able to be classed as high quality, clean air. However, as we all know by now it is rare to find such air with today’s pollution levels.

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Tuesday
Jan092018

Issues of Invasive Species 

Believe it or not, after habitat loss, invasive species are the second most significant threat to biodiversity. In a new environment or ecosystem, invasive species become predators and compete with the existing species, to the extent that they are inhibiting the survival of native plants and animals!

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Monday
Jan082018

Top 5 Easiest Plants to Grow at Home 

Having plants anywhere is always beneficial, and since we spend so much of our time indoors, it is especially vital that we have some green décor to keep us going! Plants create habitats, absorb carbon dioxide and thus clean our air, provide us with oxygen and reduce benzene and nitrogen dioxide levels!

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Friday
Jan052018

QUIZ: How well do you know the U.S  States?

Challenge yourself in our US states Trivia. You may know all about New York and California, but could you pinpoint Idaho on a map?

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Thursday
Jan042018

Top 5 New Year's Eve Firework  Displays!

Flickr | ChrisThe New Year always starts with a bang. Every New Year’s Eve, the world’s most cosmopolitan cities almost battle each other and welcome the upcoming year with fantastic firework displays. The Pacific Islands and Australia were the first nations to greet 2018, with the USA and outlying islands the last to say goodbye to 2017. Every major city wowed their crowds, some more than others! Here are the top 5 New Year firework displays.  

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Wednesday
Jan032018

What is Coastal  Erosion?

Have you ever wondered why coastal cliffs always have warning signs such as “Danger- falling rocks” or “Don’t stand too close to the cliff.” This is because of coastal erosion. It may sound like a technical word, but is simply the wearing away and redistribution of material on cliffs from different forces such as waves, rainfall and high winds...

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Tuesday
Jan022018

Nature and  Architecture

We have overdeveloped and overpopulated our planet, leaving very little room for our mother nature to thrive and give us her best. We build on habitats, forestry, and even coasts. If you live in a city, new developments consisting of rapidly constructed high-rises to deal with housing shortages are a common sight.  

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Thursday
Dec282017

Top 5 Places to Visit in  2018

Even though a new year is about to begin and we’ve all just had our scheduled holiday, we’re always planning our next holiday right away! The world has changed a lot this past year and it has been pretty hectic for everyone. So, we’ve compiled a list of amazing places for you to explore on your next break when you just want to get away from it all.

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