A new and rather peculiar study has found out that honeybees let out a little “whooping” noise whenever they get startled or surprised. This weird little noise, as reported by researchers, is actually a vibrational pulse, of which its use remains a mystery. Initial explanations were suggested, one of which was that the bees used […]
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Check out this stunning moment of orcas spraying ‘rainbows’ from their blowholes off the coast of Monterey Bay in the United States. These so-called rainbows being water that’s sprayed upwards and hit at just the right time by the sun’s rays. Indeed, it was a beautiful occurrence where both nature and science joined forces to […]
A recent report has found that stopping the land clearing completely in Australia by the year 2020 could drastically cut the continent’s greenhouse gas emissions and would help the country achieve its 40 per cent of emission reductions target by 2030. The research firm known as RepuTex reports that ceasing all land clearing between 2021 […]
The Australian government has had a lot on its plate recently as it expresses deep disappointment after photos taken by Sea Shepherd activists revealed the killing of minke whales in the Antarctic sanctuary. Josh Frydenberg, Australia’s federal environment minister, has criticized Japan after photos have surfaced, showing the slaughtering of protected whales within Australia’s Antarctic […]
A recent estimate regarding dryland forests have brought to light that the global forest cover is actually at least 9% higher than what was originally known. Researchers have even expressed that this new finding could help in decreasing the uncertainties that surround terrestrial carbon sink estimates. Dryland biomes are areas where precipitation is counterbalanced by […]
A new research study has found out that increased levels of air pollution over time may actually get in the way of a good night’s sleep. According to the lead author Martha E. Billings, MD, MSc, who is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Washington, “Prior studies have shown that air pollution […]
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