Zaytuna Farm Update, January 2020

Zaytuna Farm Update, January 2020

Hi, Geoff Lawton here. And after almost three months of consultancies and international aid work, I’ve returned home here to Zaytuna Farm. While I’ve been away, bushfires in the country’s southeast have burned nearly 6.3 million hectares of this beautiful country that I call home. People have lost their lives, properties have been destroyed, andRead More Zaytuna Farm Update, January 2020

The Secret Life of Storm Water: Introduction to RainScapes (Pt 1 of 4)

The Secret Life of Storm Water: Introduction to RainScapes (Pt 1 of 4)

SONG: Water water everywhere and not a drop to spare. Water on the ground, water in the air. Though it may evaporate it never goes away. Snows onto your mountain tops, flows into the bay. Animals need water, people need it too. Keep it clean for me and I will keep it clean for you.Read More The Secret Life of Storm Water: Introduction to RainScapes (Pt 1 of 4)

Sea Urchins Pull Themselves Inside Out to be Reborn | Deep Look

Sea Urchins Pull Themselves Inside Out to be Reborn | Deep Look

All alone, in a vast emptiness. A baby sea urchin. A pluteus. Blind and deaf, its sole purpose is to find the right place to land. Here’s what it will become, an adult sea urchin. Basically a rugged ball of spines, built to survive in some of the harshest environments in the ocean. Like theirRead More Sea Urchins Pull Themselves Inside Out to be Reborn | Deep Look

How rattlesnakes’ scales help them sip rainwater from their bodies – Headline Science

How rattlesnakes’ scales help them sip rainwater from their bodies  – Headline Science

During storms, some rattlesnakes drink rain droplets from scales on their backs. This unusual behavior could help them survive when water is scarce. Now, researchers have figured out how the nanotexture of scales from these snakes helps them use their bodies to harvest rain. They report their results in in ACS Omega. The western diamondbackRead More How rattlesnakes’ scales help them sip rainwater from their bodies – Headline Science

SAVE OUR PLANET – Israel, Jordan, Palestinians mull to build Red-Dead Sea canal

SAVE OUR PLANET – Israel, Jordan, Palestinians mull to build Red-Dead Sea canal

Stunning New Video Shows Massive Plastic Debris In Ocean | NBC Nightly News

Stunning New Video Shows Massive Plastic Debris In Ocean | NBC Nightly News

Every Ocean City Needs a Trash Skimmer

Every Ocean City Needs a Trash Skimmer

Every major city has garbage pickup and street cleaners. But what about oceans, lakes, and rivers? Meet the man who wants every city to have a trash skimmer. Our oceans are filling up with trash. We need a variety of solutions to tackle the problem. Eric Dieters catches the trash from cities before it floatsRead More Every Ocean City Needs a Trash Skimmer

Is Bangkok sinking? Thailand’s capital at the mercy of climate change and rising sea levels

Is Bangkok sinking? Thailand’s capital at the mercy of climate change and rising sea levels

It’s a city that has been built on the foundations of clay. But today, Bangkok, a thriving hub of trade and tourism, is sinking. The city has overlooked the environmental risks posed to its geographical location. According to Greenpeace, the Thai capital is sinking by one to two centimetres per year. And there is theRead More Is Bangkok sinking? Thailand’s capital at the mercy of climate change and rising sea levels

Boris Johnson heckled on visit to flood-hit Yorkshire town: ‘You took your time’

Boris Johnson heckled on visit to flood-hit Yorkshire town: ‘You took your time’

Hello – Hello. – You took you time Boris, haven’t you? – Where you been? Well, we’ve been on it round the clock. Is there anything in particular that you’d like us to do to help? – No, thank you. No? – No. You’ve got everything you need then? – I’m alright. – Yes, we’veRead More Boris Johnson heckled on visit to flood-hit Yorkshire town: ‘You took your time’