Saima Baig

I write on science, history, nature, environment, climate change, feminism, politics and religion.

October 20, 2021 Saima Baig Roman Fort no responses

Ambleside Roman Fort l UK l Video

On the way back from the Lake District last weekend, I stopped by at Borrans Field in Ambleside to see the Ambleside Roman Fort, at the northern end of Lake Windermere. It was really amazing. Roman remains in the middle of a town bustling with tourists. Check it out!

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September 14, 2021 Saima Baig no responses

Video of walking tardigrades!

We know that tardigrades are extremely cool. And now we can see them walk in this video.

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September 14, 2021 Saima Baig no responses

Fantastic Women Series: Eunice Newton Foote – The Woman Scientist Who Predicted Global Warming in 1856

Eunice Newton Foote – The Woman Scientist Who Predicted Global Warming in 1856. She was a campaigner for women’s rights. But she has been forgotten. Read about her here. 

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September 14, 2021 Saima Baig no responses

CFC Ban through Montreal Protocol bought us time against Climate Change

In 1987, one of the most successful multilateral environmental efforts were undertaken when the Montreal Protocol was signed, with the objective to completely phase out ozone depleting cholorofluorocarbons (CFCs). On September 16, 1987, 196 states and the European Union (a total of 197 parties) got together to sign the Montreal […]

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September 14, 2021 Saima Baig no responses

Ancient Colombian Rock Art

You may remember reading an article or two in UK newspapers about a new rock art discovery in Colombia, which the papers called the “Sistine Chapel of Ancient’s Rock Art”. Well, the articles were not entirely accurate. They gave the impression that this was a new discovery and had been […]

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July 23, 2021 Saima Baig no responses

The Eating Green Fad: Is your almond and soy latte all yout think it is?

How green is your almond milk and your soy latte? Find out here. Read more

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July 14, 2021 Saima Baig no responses

The Aztec Empire

The term Aztec is used to refer to the Mexica of Tenochtitlan, as well as the broader Nahuatl speaking people of central Mexico before and after the Spanish colonial era. The Aztec Empire in Mesoamerica was in power in Mexico between the 14th and 16th centuries. Read more 

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July 14, 2021 Saima Baig no responses

Profile – The Women Behind the Vaccines l Astra Zeneca

Meet Professor Sarah Gilbert and Dr Cathering Green, the women who created the Astra Zeneca vaccines. Read more

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Saudi Arabia’s 7,000-year-old Stone Structures

The Arabian desert has been known as just that – a desert – including in archaeology. It was thought that there had been no iron-age activity in the area (the iron-age was around 1200 to 500 BC). However, research conducted over the past 30 years or so has slowly changed […]

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A Promised Land And a Long Conflict

What to say about a conflict going on for over seven decades that hasn’t been said already? One that is rife with religious rivalries, manifesting in extremely strong political positions. These past two weeks violence once has again escalated between Israel and Palestine. Although a truce has finally been agreed […]

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