Environment

Geologists May Have Discovered a New Continent Called ‘Zealandia’

Geologists May Have Discovered a New Continent Called ‘Zealandia’

How many continents are there on Earth? Seven right? Well, actually it is, but only for geologists or is it now five? Contrary to...

Coders and Hackers Join Forces to Save NASA’s Climate Change Data

Coders and Hackers Join Forces to Save NASA’s Climate Change Data

Over 200 university students, coders and hackers saved 25 gigabytes of climate change data. Why? Because it’s under threat of deletion. Students from the University...

Blue Fire Tornado Could Help Clean Up Oil Spills

Blue Fire Tornado Could Help Clean Up Oil Spills

Scientists have discovered a type of fire whirl called the blue fire tornado that can burn fuel with less carbon emissions. One of the...

New Solar-Powered Water Purification System Could Save Millions

New Solar-Powered Water Purification System Could Save Millions

A piece of paper could offer an inexpensive revolutionary step to water purification. The raw materials for this solar still only cost about $2...

Earth Sets Record Temperature for the Third Year in a Row

Earth Sets Record Temperature for the Third Year in a Row

There is much debate about how global warming is affecting our planet, if at all. The gradual increase in the average temperature of the...

Highway 93 in Nevada Holds More Than 40 Wildlife Crossings

Highway 93 in Nevada Holds More Than 40 Wildlife Crossings

While destroying nature every minute, humankind also wants to pay back animals that have to cross highways by building wildlife crossings to keep them...

You Can Build Your Own Affordable Solar Power System

You Can Build Your Own Affordable Solar Power System

Going green has many benefits. The obvious one is that it reduces one’s carbon footprint, in turn saving the environment. Another reason to unplug...

Covão do Conchos Spillway Looks Like A Portal To A Parallel Universe

Covão do Conchos Spillway Looks Like A Portal To A Parallel Universe

One can’t help but be mesmerized by the Covão do Conchos, a spillway in the middle of a tranquil Portuguese lake. A...

The World’s Most Interesting Wind Energy Turbines

The World’s Most Interesting Wind Energy Turbines

Wind power remains one of the fastest growing energy sources in the world, rivaled only by solar power. Utilizing big turbines designed for high-efficiency...

Challenging Times for Canada’s Oil Sands

Challenging Times for Canada’s Oil Sands

Canada’s oil sands industry is under immense pressure as companies abandon major projects. A company recently requested to revoke an oil sands project as...