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Can insects breathe in water?

The recent wet weather in Iowa has prompted people to ask me if insects can breathe under water. In short, most insects can survive...

The Secret to Chimpanzee Super Strength

The greater strength of chimpanzees, relative to humans, may have been explained by American scientists. A study suggests the difference is mostly due to a...

Demystifying the Threats Faced by African elephant

The African elephant is a genus comprising two living elephant species, the African bush elephant (L. africana) and the smaller African forest elephant. Both...

Nature’s Best Friend: How to reduce your Carbon Footprint?

If you're interested in environmental issues, you can begin by making small changes in your lifestyle. It's not always easy to make these changes,...

The Implications of Climate Change for Financial Stability

The environment plays an important role in many business operations. From raw materials to processes, the environment affects the entire chain. Companies around the...

Why do some plants have tendrils?

Some plants have tendrils in order to o prevent breakdown of stem. This anatomy helps support the plant growth and prevents the drooping of the...

Tasmanian Tiger Facts: Evolution, Distribution, Description, Ecology and Behavior

The thylacine is an extinct carnivorous marsupial that was native to the Australian mainland and the islands of Tasmania and New Guinea. The last...

How do sea turtles eat jellyfish without getting stung?

Jellyfish and sea jellies are the informal common names given to the medusa-phase of certain gelatinous members of the subphylum Medusozoa, a major part...

How is agriculture affected by climate change?

A farmer in Iran is having similar problems as a Kenyan farmer. Although separated by 7,000 kilometers, the farmers' crops are being damaged by...

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