Arctic lands and waters have irresistible appeal to global oil companies. Despite opposition from environmental groups and President Obama's 2016 ban on drilling in federal Arctic waters, exploration in Alaska has revealed massive new volumes of oil.
Arnica, Arnica montana, also called sneezer or mountain tobacco, is a lively herbaceous plant native to Europe where it grows wild and can reach half a meter in height. Arnica belongs to the botanical family of the Asteraceae, like chamomile and calendula or marigold.
Thousands of crabs and starfish were found dead on a beach in the south of the United Kingdom, because of the cold wave that the British Isles suffered weeks ago. Other animal species such as sea urchins, clams, anemones and various types of crustaceans were also found, and scientists reported that the current carried them to Ramsgate Beach.
It is often said that wooden toys are better than plastic ones. But why? Is it yet another fad or are there well-founded reasons behind that claim? Below are the top 8 reasons why it is recommended to use wooden toys: a quality material for learning and development of the first years.
A report entitled "Transnational Crime and the Developing World" published in 2017 by a US organization that investigates illicit financial flows, concluded that illegal logging is the crime against natural resources that generates the most profits in the world and the third The world's largest crime after mining and drug trafficking.
A gigantic wave ever recorded was located by a group of scientists near Campbell Island 700km south of New Zealand. What could be the tallest wave ever recorded in the southern hemisphere measured 23.8 meters high, the equivalent of a 8-story building According to oceanographer Tom Durrant, this wave, which was measured on May 8 during a strong storm using a buoy, surpassed the previous record in the southern hemisphere, set at 22.03 meters in 2012 .