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Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids

The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape has long been regarded as a marvel of ancient engineering. The sprawling water system in southeastern Australia was built more than 6,000 years ago — long before even the Egyptian pyramids took shape. Ancient inhabitants…

9 of the world's largest dog breeds

The range of size, shape, color, personality and purpose for which dogs are bred is jaw-dropping. Over centuries, different dogs in different geographic locations have been honed by humans to play certain roles, from hunter to guardian, from herder to…

Climate Change Is Not Behind Australia’s Hailstorms

It was pretty inevitable that once the rain finally started to fall in South Eastern Australia, extinguishing some of the bushfires which have been raging for weeks, the wet weather, too, would be blamed on climate change. ‘Climate apocalypse starts…

Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg as he calls global warming ‘greatest ever threat’ – Sky News

Prince Charles has said climate change, global warming and loss of diversity are the “greatest threats humanity has ever faced” – as he met activist Greta Thunberg for the first time. He was speaking at the World Economic Forum in…

9 illuminating facts about iguanas

Simply amazing lizards Unless you’re a herpetologist or dedicated reptile enthusiast, you might not know much about iguanas. These docile creatures are laid-back, and their unassuming nature is often the root of many misconceptions. Although they may seem quite stoney…

Chinese New Year 2020 falls on January 25

Chinese New Year 2020 falls on January 25 in Asia (January 24 in the west), beginning the Year of the Rat. China’s public holiday will be January 24-30. In Beijing this week, Chinese health officials expressed concerns about a coronavirus now spreading during this heavy travel season in Asia.

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WHITE HOUSE: Trump promotes fossil fuels at climate-focused forum

President Trump arrived this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with a sales pitch for American energy and little patience for climate activists — which he called “perennial prophets of doom.”

The color of your clothing can impact wildlife

(Binghamton University) Your choice of clothing could affect the behavioral habits of wildlife around you, according to a study conducted by a team of researchers, including faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Trump Pledges To Help Plant One Trillion Trees

President Trump announced the United States will join a 1 trillion trees initiative launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The initiative encourages countries to collectively plant one trillion trees to absorb carbon dioxide in order to combat…