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Afforestation of Africa threatens grasslands and savannahs

New research warns that Africa's tree-planting campaign poses a double jeopardy as it will damage ancient CO2-absorbing grass ecosystems while failing to fully restore depleted forests, the Financial Times reports. The article, published in the...

Dolphins vs. humans

Dolphins have a cortex (cerebral cortex, gray matter) more developed than humans. They have self-awareness, complex thought streams, and give themselves unique personal names. Dolphins rescue drowning people. They communicate, talk, sing. There is no hierarchy with...

What is tire pyrolysis and how does it affect health?

We introduce you to the term pyrolysis and how the process affects human health and nature. Tire pyrolysis is a process that uses high temperature and the absence of oxygen to break down tires into...

Why do dogs destroy things when they are alone

You come home after a long day at work and your dog greets you at the door – tail wagging and sloppy kisses. You smile, grateful for this kind welcome. And then your gaze...

China is bringing home all the panda – friendship ambassadors from the US

All the world's pandas belong to China, but Beijing has been leasing animals to foreign countries since 1984. Three giant pandas from the Washington Zoo will return to China as scheduled last December, Chinese Foreign...

Why does a dog spill its food while eating?

If you have noticed that while eating, your dog spills a large part of the contents of its bowl on the floor around it, then you are probably wondering what is the cause of...

Where do snakes hibernate?

Snakes are known both for their love of the sun and choosing warm and sunny places to bask, and for the fact that they themselves are called cold-blooded. Are cold-blooded animals colder in the...

The only bird without a tail!

There are over 11,000 species of birds in the world and only one is tailless. Do you know who she is? Kiwi The Latin name of the bird is Apteryx, which literally means "wingless". The origin...

Large snails can be dangerous as pets

About two-thirds of at least 36 known snail pathogens can also infect humans. Large African snails up to 20 centimeters in length are experiencing a boom as pets in Europe, but Swiss scientists warn against...

An unprecedented invasion of jellyfish in the Black Sea

A horrible invasion of jellyfish is noticed in the waters of the Black Sea. The residing "compot" is off the coast of Constanta. This is what Romanian ProTV studies. Biologists reassure that they aren't...

Saudi Arabia has no water and is looking for a “green” way to get it

The full-fledged Saudi Arabia will have the heaviest smoke in the world of fossil fuels for many years to come. The company invests in technologies and expands its geopolitical influence through the internet and...

Petting dogs boosts immunity

Scientists from the University of Virginia, USA, have found that petting dogs helps to increase immunity, reports the site of the educational institution. The authors analyzed data from previous studies and came to the conclusion...

Why do frogs glow when it’s dark

Some frogs glow at dusk, using a fluorescent compound, scientists say In 2017, scientists announced a natural miracle, some frogs glow at dusk, using a fluorescent compound that we have not seen before in nature. At...

The Mystery of the Blood Falls

This phenomenon is full of oddities When British geographer Thomas Griffith Taylor embarked on his daring journey across East Antarctica in 1911, his expedition encountered a terrifying sight: the edge of a glacier with a...

All the churches of Rhodes provide shelter amid raging forest fires

Metropolitan Cyril of Rhodes has instructed all parishes on the island to provide shelter for those fleeing the forest fires that have been raging on the island for more than a week. His Eminence is...

Where in the Black Sea the dirty water from “Nova Kakhovka” went

Due to the large amount of precipitation throughout Europe, the water volumes coming from the Danube River are significantly superior in quantity to the water from the exploded dam Russia has rejected a UN offer...

Do canine siblings recognize each other?

In the human world, siblings often grow up under the same roof and share a special bond throughout their lives. But what about the dogs? Are quadrupeds able to recognize their relatives from whom...

Dealing with mosquitoes in the EU?

50,000 sterile male insects in Zagreb for population control. This pilot project is also implemented in Portugal, Spain, Greece. In Zagreb's Cvetno district, 50,000 sterile male tiger mosquitoes were released for the first time as part...

Pets are as bad for the environment as airplanes, according to the boss of a luxury airline

Pets are bad for the environment, the boss of a luxury airline has claimed in the Daily Telegraph. In defense of his own industry, Patrick Hanson, head of Luxaviation, claims that animals are as harmful...

MEP Maxette Pirbakas Welcomes 40 Réunion Visitors to Brussels

Maxette Pirbakas, a Member of the European Parliament, invited decision-makers from Réunion to the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss pressing EU issues. Learn more about their visit and the discussions held. #EU #Réunion #EuropeanParliament

Global warming will push billions of people out of ‘human climate niche’

New research shows that billions of people could be forced out of the "human climate niche" as the planet warms.

The “Via Dinarica” eco-trail will connect Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

The project includes the extension of the Via Dinarica greenway with around 500 kilometers of new paths and the maintenance of existing paths In Sarajevo, the "Via Dinarica" project was presented, within the framework of...

World Bee Day 20 May – We all depend on the survival of bees

World Bee Day is 20 May coincides with the birthday of Anton Janša, who in the 18th century pioneered modern beekeeping techniques

One of the world’s oldest lions has been killed near a national park in Kenya

19-year-old Luunkiito attacked cattle and was speared by herders A wild male lion, considered one of the oldest representatives of its species in the world, was killed by herders near Amboseli National Park in southern...

What would happen if the Earth began to rotate in reverse?

The Earth rotates to the east, so the Sun, Moon, and all the celestial bodies we can see always appear to rise in that direction and set in the west. But there is no...
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