An international team of researchers has found that ozone-depleting CFC chemicals are back on the decline, five years after a major spike, as per two papers published in the journal Nature. “We should see recovery of the ozone layer back to levels that we saw in 1980” later this century, said […]
2020 was one of the warmest years on record and future temperatures are expected to be warmer according to two new studies on climate change. Read
Our planet is currently going through an environmental and climate disaster, to the extent that many scientists now believe that Earth is experiencing a sixth mass extinction event, caused by human activity — what we call anthropogenic impacts. A mass extinction event is one where there is a widespread and […]
Find out what gives us our seasons, equinoxes, solstices and what is the difference between astronomical and meteorogical seasons. Read
The current pandemic has brought out conspiracy theorists in droves and their theories are as outlandish as ever. But what motivates them? Read More
What’s causing this tropical heatwave in the UK? Climate Change. August 2020 has seen many days over the heatwave threshold, with thunderstorms following. This increase in the frequency &intensity of extreme events is due to climate change. Read
Butterflies! “Just Living isn’t enough said the butterfly, one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower”, Hans Christian Anderson. Blog and video on the mythology, evolution and life-cycle of butterflies.
Most of us tend to think of the blue whale as the largest organism on Earth. The blue whale certainly is the largest animal known to have ever existed on Earth but it is certainly not the largest organism. That designation is held by Pando, the largest organism by mass on this […]