Environment

Our environment never fails to blow us away; from destructive tornados to ever-so-common grass, everything is always more complex than it seems.

Even if you’re not the outdoorsy type, there’s no denying we need nature to sustain ourselves. But important aspects aside, nature is also just darn cool!

So keep reading as we look at the most interesting aspects of the environment.

Facts about January's birthstone - garnet

15 Interesting Facts About Garnet, January’s Birthstone

The oldest garnet necklace ever discovered was located in an Egyptian tomb and is believed to be over 5,000 years old.

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Facts about poinsettia's

10 Amazing Facts About Poinsettias

Did you know that poinsettias were named after the first US Minister of Mexico, Joel Roberts Poinsett?

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Facts about the Pacific Ring of Fire

9 Unknown Facts About The Pacific Ring of Fire

Did you know that 90% of the world's earthquakes occur in the Pacific Ring of Fire?

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Why do sunflowers face the sun

Why Do Sunflowers Face The Sun?

Did you know that bees are five times more likely to land on a sunflower facing eastwards than one facing west?

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The 2019 Russian polar bear invasion

The Mass Polar Bear Invasion Of Russia

In 2019 the settlement of Belushya Guba in Northern Russia was invaded by 52 polar bears.

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What causes thunder and lightning?

What Causes Thunder And Lightning?

Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela is in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the highest concentration of lightning.

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Pink Rainbow

Is The Color Pink In The Rainbow?

If all colors are in the rainbow, then where's pink? According to scientists, pink isn't a real color... it's a human-made color.

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Seven oldest trees in the world

7 Oldest Trees In The World

The oldest tree in the world is 80,000 years old and is called Pando, which is located in Fishlake National Forest, Utah, USA.

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What causes earthquakes?

What Causes An Earthquake?

The most destructive earthquake in history was on January 23, 1556, in Shaanxi, China. This earthquake killed 830,000 people.

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The Differences Between Forests, Woods, and Jungles.

What Are The Differences Between Forests, Woods & Jungles?

Forests contain 80% of the Earths plant biomass and they've been around for approximately 380 million years.

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15 Dangerous Myths About Climate Change

15 Dangerous Myths About Climate Change

The worst myth about climate change is that we can't do anything about it anyway. It's real, it's here, and it means business.

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Why is The Sky Blue?

Why is The Sky Blue?

Many people believe the sky is blue because it reflects the color of the ocean, but no, that’s a huge myth!

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