The miracle materials have made modern life possible. But more than 40 percent of it is used just once, and it’s choking our waterways. If the Pilgrims had been like many people today and simply tossed their empty bottles and wrappers over the side, Atlantic waves and sunlight would have worn all that plastic into […]
Day: May 25, 2019
Why Insects Population are Plummeting? and Why it Matters?Why Insects Population are Plummeting? and Why it Matters?
A new study suggests that 40 percent of insect species are in decline, a sobering finding that has jarred researchers worldwide. Rocky Mountain locusts once gathered in such large numbers that they blotted out the sun over the Great Plains, rivalling the famous bison herds in size and appetite. In the summer of 1875, for […]
How sea snakes surrounded by salt water quench their thirst?How sea snakes surrounded by salt water quench their thirst?
Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink. Such is the lot in life for thirsty sea snakes – and yet they’ve found a way to thrive. Most yellow-bellied sea snakes spend their entire lives at sea.They rarely end up on land and are vulnerable there, since their paddle-shaped tails and keeled undersides make […]