Revatha, an iconic Sri Lankan elephant died in North Central province in Sri Lanka in early March after being electrocuted by an electric fence. Four other elephants met a similar fate in the same region, reflecting the danger from illegal electrified fences in the country.
A new study suggests that over the past 20 years, the earth’s glaciers are melting at a faster rate than expected due to climate change. Around 328 billion tons of melted water is poured into the world’s oceans every year. The glaciers that were once
Progressing toward the mission to clean water, a team of Chinese researchers developed a highly efficient, solar-powered desalination device that can produce freshwater from seawater. To date, freshwater scarcity is one of the serious issues that is threatening the development of society in many regions.
The world is working hard to dig renewable energy sources and the findings of a recent study might have given a solution. This study stated that underwater volcanoes have the potential to produce energy to power an entire continent. The underwater volcanoes release immense force,
Dogs are known to be man’s best friend, and as a good example, intelligent dogs at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya work to maintain security in the area. Recently, the paw-squad successfully made four arrests, bringing the poaching incidents to zero. Hands down to their
The most distinguished attribute of the COVID-19 pandemic is the routine use of personal protective equipment (PPE) – mainly disposable blue face masks and latex gloves. When discarded haphazardly, the PPE waste that provides a certain level of safety to humans from the virus, threatens
Earth’s movement is quite normal, as its spins on its axis around an invisible path due to the gravitational forces. However, new research suggests that for the past few years, climate change and human water usage are altering the earth’s axis which is quite a
Dinder National Park boasts of Sudan’s greatest biodiversity park – a haven for wildlife to survive. However, the population increase in the nearby villages has amplified human encroachment in Sudan’s Dinder national park, threatening the wildlife. Spread over 10,000 square kilometers, the park is sandwiched
Many islands, villages, and tribes across the world still lack access to electricity. After the sun goes down, light is usually emitted from kerosene lamps. Despite being cheap, it can cause fire hazards that are bad for the environment and human health. Created as a
While the world communities are trying hard to preserve ecosystems, a new report has revealed that only 3% of the earth’s ecosystem is ecologically intact. The report comes before the celebration of Earth Day 2021, making it imperative to implement stringent policies and take immediate