No fungus, no plant, no animal. An organism that has a bit of all of the mentioned categories does not fall under either of them. The jelly-like mass in the form of a crust, slime, diarrhea, or vomit, and...
May 23rd is the World Day of Turtles, which has been celebrated since 2000. This particular day aims to draw attention to these inconspicuous creatures that are currently threatened with extinction. The campaign brings information to the people and...
A new method called "ex vivo" in detecting the effects on human health of certain substances promises a real possibility to omit animal testing. These are blood tests in laboratory culture, where scientists can detect how drug molecules affect...
The northern cliffs are empty. A few decades ago, the Norwegians could boast of rich seabird colonies. Today their cliffs offer a rather sad look. Food sources have dropped rapidly as a result of climate change. But seabirds don't...
During a two-day celebration in honor of the goddess of power Gadhimai, Hindus ritually kill thousands of animals. The slaughterhouse takes place in the city of Bariayarpur, in southern Nepal, where thousands of believers gathered. Despite endeavors to end the...
A census of wildlife in Kenya has shown that several species number only a few hundred individuals, some even as few as a few dozen specimens. A significant culprit is a human factor, which the government is trying to...
The illegal trade in wild animals and rare plants contributes greatly to the loss of biodiversity. A new study published in the journal Biological Conservation has shown that the illegal trade in animals has done more harm than previously...
The Congo Basin rainforest is located in Africa and it stands for one of the most important wilderness areas left on Earth. It spreads across 6 countries. Cameroon, the Central African Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial...
What do you imagine when you say 'pink'? The typical girl's color in nature appears most among plant species. Roses, orchids, hibiscus… The whole list cannot be listed. Here and there, you will come across pink with precious stones...
In the twentieth century, rising greenhouse gas emissions have made southern China a place that provides ideal conditions for bats' settlement, which are potential coronavirus carriers to humans. According to a new study, climate change has helped forest growth...
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