Category: Ecology

“Avoiding Andromeda Strain” –NASA Identifies 25 Gaps in Our Knowledge to Guard Earth Against Alien Life & Biological Contamination”

“Avoiding Andromeda Strain” –NASA Identifies 25 Gaps in Our Knowledge to Guard Earth Against Alien Life & Biological Contamination”

One of the greatest fears of the world’s space is a real-life Andromeda Strain, the chilling movie about a US research satellite carrying a deadly extraterrestrial microscopic organism that crashes into a small town in...

Wild Dolphins Are Sicker Than Captive Ones, Study Finds

Wild Dolphins Are Sicker Than Captive Ones, Study Finds

Wild dolphins are exposed to more pollutants than their captive counterparts, which could explain why they face higher rates of illness and disease.  They were compared to two populations of captive dolphins in Georgia and...

See How Life Has Changed in the Middle East Over 58 Years | Short Film Showcase

See How Life Has Changed in the Middle East Over 58 Years | Short Film Showcase

Colbert Held is a former United States Foreign Service officer who has amassed a photo collection spanning 48 years and 17 countries. He did so to have a detailed, photographic record of all the...

Introducing “Kleptopus”, The Shell-Stealing Veined Octopus

Introducing “Kleptopus”, The Shell-Stealing Veined Octopus

Check out the unique fort-building skills of the veined octopus. Known for unusual behaviour like bipedal walking (and its shameless shell theft), this is definitely not your average cephalopod!

Antartica castle discovery rewrites history!!! Breaking News

Antartica castle discovery rewrites history!!! Breaking News

In this Episode we explore the history behind bases in Antarctica.

Polar Bears Can’t Just Switch to Terrestrial Food

Polar Bears Can’t Just Switch to Terrestrial Food

Scientists once thought that polar bears might survive by supplementing their pinniped diet by turning to terrestrial foods like snow geese, their eggs and caribou. While captive, the bears do not eat. They drop about one...

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green

A new study has found a steady growth of moss in Antarctica over the last 50 years as temperatures increased as a result of climate change. The continued retreat of glaciers will make the...

First Animal to Survive in Space

First Animal to Survive in Space

Tardigrades or “Water Bears” are the only creatures that can survive the extreme conditions in the vacuum of outer space.

“Zealandia” –Evidence Emerges for an Eighth “Lost Continent” We Didn’t Know Existed (VIDEO)

The team of geologists have argued in the research that New Zealand and New Caledonia aren’t actually a series of islands – but rather part of an ancient 5 million square kilometer continent called...