NATURE

What are the dangers of processionary caterpillars?

Processionary caterpillars can pose a danger to our health or that of our dogs. Caterpillars are elongated animals with many legs. They are insects that feed particularly on leaves. They are warm-weather animals and are rarely seen in the winter…

How climate change is changing birds’ migratory habits

The migratory habits of birds found in Central Europe have changed in recent years. Man’s ability to adapt sometimes makes us forget that not all species can adapt so quickly to change. Other creatures need to maintain certain patterns of…

The release of the biggest Iceberg in history

Every year that passes, our planet warms up more and more. Favoring the melting and the creation of iceberg after iceberg. Have you ever heard of the terrible consequences of the melting of the huge glaciers found at the antipodes…

More than half of wild coffee species are in danger of extinction

Are you a coffee fanatic? Then you’ll be interested to know that currently more than half of all wild coffee species are at risk of extinction. The reasons for this are multiple. But it is clear that the indiscriminate cultivation…

4,000-Year-Old Metropolis Built by Termites Found

In the middle of last year a group of experts in paleontology published an article in the journal Current Biology. Giving the news of an incredible discovery. A series of 2 million mounds located in northeastern Brazil. Those responsible for…

Towards the biofuels of the future

One of the main objectives of several important institutions is to regulate the use of biofuels. These are increasingly emerging as a sustainable option that will eventually make it possible to do without fuels. And thus lower the global pollution…

Discovery of a kind of worm capable of biodegrading plastics

Since the industrial era began many wastes have been dumped into the sea. Bringing as consequence the environmental contamination. One of the most damaging materials of all is plastic. It takes centuries to biodegrade and it accumulates more and more…

The slow recovery of the ozone layer

The ozone layer was formed 460 million years ago. Thanks to the union of oxygen and solar radiation, the layer covering the entire globe appeared. Shortly after its creation, it took about 120 years to be thick enough to stop…

Ocean warming is faster than predicted

Life on planet earth could not be possible without the existence of water. The Earth’s surface is almost entirely covered by it and we owe it a lot. Even though we know all this, human beings constantly act in a…

Oceans lose oxygen year after year

Global warming is advancing by leaps and bounds, affecting every corner of the planet. One of the most damaged ecosystems is the sea surface. It is estimated that since 1930 the seas have lost 55% of the oxygen they need…

The border collie is considered the most intelligent dog in the world

The Border Collie is today considered the most intelligent dog breed in the world. It is characterized by its intelligence, sociability, obedience and great capacity for attention and learning.  It’s  race that needs a lot of physical exercise. They usually…

Create an enzyme that degrades plastic

When we talk about the struggle to take care of the environment, most people think of news about global warming, the ozone layer, rising ocean temperatures or natural disasters. But in addition to all these problems, there are others that…