In 2019 a state of emergency was called by Arkhangelsk Oblast authorities in the northern islands of Novaya Zemlya, Russia, after dozens of polar bears invaded the area. Polar bears are rarely seen in Russia, but sightings have become more frequent as climate change destroys their natural habitat.
There's something magnificent and spectacular about witnessing a thunderstorm. As the sky lights up with shocks of lightning, we then anticipate the thunderous sound that comes shortly after. Did you ever wonder what causes thunder and lightning? Let's take a closer look.
There is something really magical about seeing a beautiful arched rainbow spread across the sky during rain and sun. We all know that all the colors are in a rainbow... but are they? If your answer is still "yes", then let me ask you, where's pink? Here we'll find out whether pink is in the rainbow or not.
Trees play an important role on Earth. Without them, life here wouldn’t be possible. Some trees on Earth are the oldest organisms on our planet and show no sign of dying any time soon. Keep reading to check out seven of the oldest trees in the world.
When two blocks of the earth underground collide they create an energy release on the earth's surface known as an Earthquake. These events can cause incredible destruction and cost many lives. Let's go into a little more depth on what causes earthquakes to shake the earth.
There are many similarities between the terms; forests, woodlands and jungles… the main one being each contains trees… Wow now you’ve learned something new! Let’s take a look at the true descriptions of each and how to distinguish one from the other.
Climate change has been the big debate over the last few decades. Now, we're at the point where we have to stop debating, and start acting. Next time you have a discussion with a friend about this topic, keep these myth-debunking facts in your pocket!
Why is the sky blue? Many think that it’s reflecting the color of the ocean, but that’s a huge myth! It’s not a short answer, but it is a simple one that’s easy to understand. So let’s find out, once and for all, why the sky is blue!
Did you know that tulips are edible? Or that they are the National Flower of Turkey and Afghanistan? Or what about the fact that tulips helped save the Netherlands from starving in WWII? Well, all that and more to come in these 5 Fun Facts About Tulips!
You may have heard the British use the word “autumn” to describe the time of year that ends summer and turns to winter or in simpler terms, the third season. But why do they use a different word? Here we compare the difference between autumn and fall!
It’s easy to think the environmental comparison between cars and hamburgers may be silly. However, a beef barbecue on a hot summer day has even greater impact that you probably were unaware of! Let’s take a look at why there’s such a large disparity between beef and Bentleys.
Most people have heard about the horrible disaster of the Chernobyl factory meltdown. We know it effected many surrounding Ukrainian cities, but did you know it's aftermath expanded across the world? Here we look at the Chernobyl ramifications on the UK.