Entries in #sciencenews (9)

Thursday
Apr202017

NASA's Newest  Discovery

Earth is a world composed of water but we have now just discovered that we have ocean worlds all around us. Some which could possibly harbour life. So what is it about water that is so life giving?

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Friday
Nov042016

The Ecological Impact of Foraging 

With most of our food wrapped in plastic nowadays it’s good to get out there to see where some of our favourite foods come from, as well as find delicious wild alternatives whilst connecting with nature, but what are the ecological impacts of foraging?    

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Thursday
Apr302015

Is Renewable Energy a Reality?

It’s true that the world is suffering from the use of too many fossil fuels and burning down resources which do not grow on trees. Many countries are guilty of this, but there is still hope. Costa Rica has achieved being fossil fuel free for 75 days relying completely on hydropower plants.

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Wednesday
Apr222015

Humanity's Impact on Earth

In comparison to the billions of years’ history of the Earth, it is very recent when humanity’s activities have had a significant global impact on the Earth's ecosystems. If we put a figure on it, it would be 12,000 years – as old as civilization itself.

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Thursday
Mar262015

Light Pollution: Not Such a Bright Idea 

Light Pollution is a man-made problem and has led to many environmental issues globally. It effects the environment because the light being used is out of proportion for its need. It is a massive drain of resources and the energy being used is mostly going to waste. Earth Hour is a time for the world to come together and realise the effects of light pollution and start to make changes.

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Wednesday
Mar182015

Deforestation Rates: A Rising Danger 

Satellite studies have revealed that deforestation rates are up by 62%. Even though the Food and Agriculture Organisation stated they were decreasing, it has begun to be evident that deforestation is having mass effects on the environment.

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Thursday
Feb122015

Can science save marine life from mass extinction?

Humans are on the verge of causing mass extinction in the world’s oceans. Our actions do indeed cause damage to the world’s marine life.

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Friday
Feb062015

Animals acting suspiciously like humans

We’ve all heard dogs cry or seen monkeys smile and laugh, but there are some skills we thought no other animals had… most of the time, we were wrong. From tools to fire, from clothes to food seasoning, here are some animals which display “human” characteristics.

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Monday
Jan262015

MOSTLY OUT OF AFRICA: FROM MONKEY TO MAN

Almost all scientists agree upon the fundamental principles of the theory of evolution as scientific fact. The research conducted and discoveries associated with evolutionary anthropology have given us a greatly developed understanding of our ancestors and origins.

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