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August 2017

Climate Change Authority in Australia Has No Climate Scientists Left

By | 2017-08-16T16:38:16+00:00 August 16th, 2017|

The Climate Change Authority (CCA) in Australia seems to be on the unlucky side as their final climate scientist has left, leaving no climate scientists at all. The final climate scientist in the authority, Professor David Karoly, is actually the only scientist who stayed through his term there. He said that he wanted to stay and continue his term instead of retiring since he wanted to provide the best science [...]

Cat feeds and mothers orphaned baby hedgehogs

By | 2017-08-15T16:50:24+00:00 August 15th, 2017|

A cute yet equally odd animal relationship has bloomed between a cat and a group of baby hedgehogs. Check out this video of a cat feeding its milk to a group of eight adorable baby hedgehogs who have recently become orphans. As newborns, these hedgehogs required milk, warmth and affection from their mother. Unfortunately, they had lost their mother in a car accident and have since been left on their [...]

The world has produced enough plastic to cover a country the size of Argentina

By | 2017-08-11T15:45:48+00:00 August 11th, 2017|

A new study has reported that given how much plastic we humans have produced and discarded, we are set to bury our planet with plastics in the coming years! The first global analysis of the production of plastics, which was published in the Science Advances journal, reports that humans have created 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic since the 1950’s. From this, 9% are recycled while 12% are incinerated, and 79% [...]

Enormous iceberg weighing one trillion tons breaks away from Antarctica

By | 2017-08-08T20:13:46+00:00 August 8th, 2017|

A much anticipated incident by scientists has happened, and it is in the form of having a huge part of the Larsen C Ice Shelf break away from western Antartica . And not only this, but this huge chunk of ice is actually one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded! This part of the ice shelf is about 5,800 square kilometres, or roughly about four times the size of London. [...]

India Launches Energy Saving Solar-Powered Train Coaches

By | 2017-08-08T20:14:05+00:00 August 5th, 2017|

India has done an impressive feat once again, as it has recently launched its new troop of solar-powered train coaches from Safdarjung Railway Station in New Delhi. These Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMU) are fitted with 16 roof-mounted solar panels used to power all the gadgets on board the train, including the lights, fans, electronic display boards, and other electronics.  At the peak hours of sunlight, the power generated at [...]

Swarm Of Locusts Descend Upon Russia In Chilling Video

By | 2017-08-03T19:37:59+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|

​Check out this hair-raising video of a swarm of locusts descending upon a road in Russia! The frightening swarm was caught on video while a driver drove along a quiet road in the Tarumovsky District of southwestern Russia's Republic of Dagestan. This area has been reported to have recently been plagued by an invasion of the insects. Image Source: www.ecr.co.za A camera had caught the unsettling occurrence, as [...]