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Before COVID-19, Chinese Used Face Masks to Cover Statues

The COVID-19 outbreak has made face masks a part of our daily lives. In China, face masks were used for an interesting reason prior...

Is Lab-Grown Meat the Key to Feeding the World and Saving the Climate?

In recent times, there has been a strong debate over the consumption of meat. Some say that human beings should stop eating animals because...

Tasmanian Scientist Cataloging Every Edible Plant in the World

Bruce French is an agricultural scientist from Tasmania who has dedicated his life to a very unique purpose — to catalog all the edible...

One of the Biggest Rooftop Farms Found in Paris

At the edge of the French capital of Paris, a company called Agripolis is building a rooftop farm that is expected to supply over...

A Medieval Japanese Technique That Grows Cedar Trees Super Straight

Most of you have heard about the Japanese art of "bonsai," a technique that allows people to raise miniature versions of trees. However, have...

India: Millions of Trees Planted Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

India has pledged to bring almost a third of its land area under green cover by 2030. As part of this goal, several tree...

Satellite Survey Shows California’s Sinking Coastal Hot Spots

A majority of the world's population lives on low-lying lands near the sea, some of which are predicted to submerge by the end of...

Texas Cave Sediment Upends Meteorite Explanation for Global Cooling

Researchers say cooling 13,000 years ago is coincident with major volcanic eruptions. Texas researchers from the University of Houston, Baylor University, and Texas A&M University...

Stove, Dome, and Umbrella Effects of Atmospheric Aerosol

The atmospheric planetary boundary layer (PBL), also called the atmospheric boundary layer, is the region of the lower troposphere where Earth's surface strongly influences...

Are China’s Poor Business Ethics a Reason for the Worsening Environmental Crisis?

China is the worst polluter in the world. Given its huge population and export industry, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. According to estimates,...

Research: Crop Plants Are Taking Up Microplastics

Microplastics (MPs), i.e., tiny plastic particles less than 5 millimeters in length, can now be found throughout the ocean and other aquatic ecosystems, and...

Honeybees Reveal Environmental Pollution in Their Surroundings

Honeybee colonies are bioindicators of environmental pollution in the area, since they get coated in everything that there is in the environment, including pollutants,...

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