Australian Bandicoot Saved From Brink of Extinction Thanks to 30 Years of Conservation Effort
The bandicoots, often known as 'snout pokes,' are small nocturnal marsupials native to Australia, that has been saved from extinction by conservation authorities.
Scientists Unlock the Maternity Methods of Spider Mummies From 99 Million Years Ago!
When big-eyed spiders were stuck in sticky tree resin 99 million years ago, they were most likely defending their egg sacs and possibly caring for already hatched spiderlings. Researchers claim the resin hardened, encasing the arachnid mothers in four bits of amber recently unearthed in Myanmar and now regarded as the oldest evidence of parental care in spiders.
Human Activities Blamed for Unusual Surge of Molecular Hydrogen in the Atmosphere
Scientists found that molecular hydrogen (H2) in the atmosphere had increased by 70 percent over the course of the 20th century, and this surge was linked to modern human activity.
Modern Snakes Evolved From Tough Survivors of the Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid
A massive asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere 66 million years ago, obliterating non-avian dinosaurs. A new study has pinpointed what snakes were doing during the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) mass extinction. Only a few of the asteroid-surviving snakes appear to have evolved into today's snake species.
2019-2020 Wildfires Led to Phytoplankton Bloom Massive Enough to be Seen From Space
Catastrophic wildfire smokes in Australia from the past two years were found to have been accumulated to the skies and took a while to settle on waters, triggering a phytoplankton bloom bigger than the country observed from space.
Lifeless Deep-Sea Shark With Pig-Like Face Washed Ashore in Mediterranean Beach
The sea indeed offers a wide range of unique marine lives, wherein millions provide very odd opportunity to be seen on shore. One bizarre encounter was the appearance of a pig-faced shark in an Italian island of Elba in the Mediterranean Sea, not far from Tuscany. Unfortunately, the animal that resembled a 'real-life pig emoji' was already without life when found.
Black Carbon: How Long Do These Heat-Absorbing Particles Linger in the Atmosphere?
Black carbon, often known as soot, is a tiny particle of air pollution (PM2.5) that contributes to global warming. It is Incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, wood, and other fuels that produce black carbon.
Despite Catastrophic Wildfires, Nevada Will Still Push Through Annual Black Bear Hunt
Wildlife groups from Nevada calls for shut down of the state's annual black bear hunt due to this season's wildfire.
Meat Production Results to Harmful Greenhouse Gases; Nearly 60% in Food Production
According to a groundbreaking new study published in Nature Food, the world's food systems are responsible for more than one-third of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions generated by human activities, with the exploitation of animals for meat creating double the pollution as producing plant-based meals.
Power Outages Reported Across Texas as Tropical Storm Nicholas Brings Life-Threatening Flash Floods
Tropical storm Nicholas which made landfall on the Texas coast in the US brings heavy rain and deadly floods, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles (120 km) per hour.
Zoo Atlanta Gorillas Tested Positive for COVID-19
Zoo Atlanta in US state of Georgia had gotten several positive test results for COVID-19 among its troops of western lowland gorillas. After recently noticing coughing, nasal discharge, and other symptoms among the animals, the Gorilla Care Team members and Veterinary teams pursued to test the animals for possible SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Africa’s Little-Known Struggles with Climate Crisis Over the Past Months
All over the world, people know what is happening in Germany - the floods - in Italy - the hailstorm - in China - the sandstorm - but Africa gets little media attention. One among other things that swept across the African continent were floods, drought, heatwaves, fires and famine.
South Africa Test Vaccinates Thousands of Children With Sinovac Vaccine
In Johannesburg, South Africa has started China's Sinovac Biotech clinical trials phase 3 for children aged 6 months to 17 years old. 2000 children participants for the global study will be coming from South Africa and 12,000 others will be from Kenya, the Philippines, Chile, and Malaysia.
Malaysia’s Critically Endangered Orangutans Tested for Coronavirus
Malaysia is dealing with a severe Covid-19 outbreak caused by the extremely infectious Delta variant strain. With thousands of infections and hundreds of deaths being reported every day, Malaysia has also started swabbing antigen test to endangered orangutans.