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January 2018

Vibrant Bubblegum Coral Found at the Bottom of the Mariana Trench

By | 2018-01-05T19:04:24+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Nature|

Image Source: www.youtube.com Check out this beautiful and vibrant bubblegum coral found at the bottom of the world’s deepest trench, the Mariana Trench! A video taken by researchers on their expedition to the Mariana region of the northwest Pacific Ocean shows that the dark depths of the trench looks like a whole other world. The seabed down below makes all the difference as it is once again [...]

Newly discovered 60 million-year-old penguin in New Zealand is about the size of a man

By | 2018-01-01T20:39:41+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Animals and Insects|

Back in 2004, a fossil hunter came across the bones of a peculiar creature, which at that time had not been identified yet by both scientists and archaeologists alike. Now though, it looks like they’ve finally come up with an answer as they revealed that the bones belonged to a species of penguin. Not just any penguin though, but a giant one that stood as tall as humans! [...]

December 2017

Mount Hope is the new tallest mountain in the UK territory

By | 2018-01-01T20:13:52+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Nature|

A new record has been set in the United Kingdom, as British Antarctic Survey (BAS) reports that the tallest mountain is no longer Mount Jackson (standing at 10,446 feet) nor is it Ben Nevis (at 4,412 feet). The tallest mountain on record that belongs to the UK territory is now Mount Hope, which is situated within the Antarctica peninsula, and stands at a height of 10,627 feet! But how [...]

Costa Rica runs 300 days just entirely on renewable energy

By | 2017-12-13T18:01:00+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Going Green|

Image Source: www.qcostarica.com Costa Rica has set the standards high in the context of clean energy and environmentalism, as reports have stated that the country has run a course of 300 days completely on renewable energy sources! The country has had its good records the past years, just like in 2015 when it generated 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources for 299 days! And in [...]

Great white sharks being found on South African shores with livers removed

By | 2017-12-11T18:44:05+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Animals and Insects|

Image Source: Marine Dynamics via Facebook Earlier in the year, great white sharks situated near the shores of South Africa were found to be mysteriously mangled, as their carcasses were spotted to wash up on the nearby shores. With their formidable appearance and skill, the great white sharks have been considered as one of the greatest predators. But now, it looks like their title has been challenged…by the [...]

Lillith the lynx that escaped from Borth Wild Animal Kingdom shot dead, zoo outraged

By | 2017-12-03T14:58:46+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Animals and Insects|

Image Source: www.thesun.co.uk The Eurasian lynx that recently escaped from the Borth Wild Animal Kingdom in Wales was shot dead. After escaping her enclosure at Borth Wild Animal Kingdom in Ceredigion, Wales, "exhaustive efforts" were being made to recapture the young lynx. A police helicopter with thermal imaging technology, baited traps, and heat-seeking drones among other efforts were employed in the hunt to find to wild cat. [...]