According to estimates of the American Cancer Society, about 12.5 million people had some kind of cancer in 2009. About 25.8 million people had problems associated with diabetes at that time. Every year, these two very frequently occurring diseases...
More than 300 million tonnes of plastics are produced annually, and there are at least five trillion plastic pieces floating in our oceans. The degradation and fragmentation of plastics will ultimately result in sinking to the underlying deep-sea habitats,...
The population of bees is rapidly declining worldwide. In the United States alone, their number has dropped by about 30% over the past five years. This drop is so sharp that scientists even gave it a name, namely the...
The water that flows from our taps is clean but not for 100%. Despite the perfect filters in wastewater treatment plants, some chemicals cannot be removed from the drinking water. These mainly comprise medicines, various cleaners or cosmetics. These...
An old practice of weed-disposal by using fire is once again back in fashion in some regions, especially among organic farmers. The advantage of this method is that soil and crops are not contaminated with hazardous herbicides. The weed...
There are only 10 companies that control the majority of the worldwide goods market: the Coca-Cola Company, Kraft Foods, P&G, Kellogg's, Nestle, Johnson & Johnson, Mars, Inc., PepsiCo, Unilever, General Mills, Inc. Are these companies familiar to you? Most people...
The Association for the Protection of Animals: Animal Equality secretly captured a video that reveals what happens in the meat industry processing chicken meat. Even though it was recorded in an American factory, similar practices can be...
According to World Wildlife Fund (WWF), agriculture accounts for over one billion jobs across the globe and generates more than $1.3 trillion worth of food annually (1). The organization further reckons that pasture and cropland collectively...
There are so many beliefs concerning how the world will end, just like there are many prophets, religions, and sects. Different people ranging from the prophets, scientists and philosophers have come up with a different prediction on...
Do you know that Egypt produces 20 million tons of tire waste per year? Only 10 percent are recycled. Old tires can be turned into fuel. Engineering students in Cairo now built a rubber recycling machine into...
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