On October 4th Netflix released the most waited documentary (perhaps) of the year: a life on our Planet, by David Attenborough. For those of you who don’t know him, David Attenborough is living legend and monument of environmentalism. He became his television career in the 50s by travelling the world and documenting about wildlife, ecosystemsContinue reading “A life on our Planet”
Yesterday night was on the first of the 3 public debates leading to the presidential election of the United States, planned for 3rd November. In one side we had the president of the United States Donald Trump (Republican candidates) while on the other the former vice president of Obama administration, Joe Biden (Democratic candidate). PrologueContinue reading “An environmental analysis of the first presidential debate”
The Fall has come! That beautiful period of the year when nature starts to slowly retreat is finally among us. Summer holidays are gone, and humans, as well as animals, are preparing for the long nights of winter. In this period of the year, it is always good to check out satellite images of theContinue reading “Quick evaluation the Earth’s health”
14-20 September Have you ever thought about how big is Mexico? According to Wikipedia, its area is approximately 1.9M km2. A pool of scientists from 17 different countries has calculated that over the last 13 years the wilderness lost worldwide is the size of the North American Country. Read the article -> Link. How willContinue reading “Last Week Summary”
Clickbait articles are not for me. This website has the goal to break down complex matter into simple and funny stories. What to do, then, when we don’t have stories? Most of the mainstream websites have paid freelance writer who are able to recycle old stories or transform a simple event into a 2000 wordsContinue reading “A niche website can’t always deliver”
7 – 13 September Experts at a US zoo are trying to figure out how a 62-year-old ball python laid seven eggs despite not being near a male python for at least two decades. Three of the eggs from the snake in St Louis zoo remain in an incubator, two were used for genetic samplingContinue reading “Last week summary”
My morning routine is pretty much the same as any other pothead you might know. You wake up, postpone the alarm and then you’re late for everything you set that alarm for the evening before. Business as usual they’d say. But not today: today I nearly choked on my morning coffee while waiting for theContinue reading “4 environmental reasons why Donald Trump should not get the Nobel Peace Prize”
The latest reports from South Korea and Japan inform us that thousands of households were left without electricity after the Typhoon Haishen swept all over the countries. Typhoon, cyclones and hurricane: what are the differences? Let’s find out, as always, together. Definition and how they form In short, we could summarize that there is noContinue reading “Typhoon, cyclones or hurricanes?”
31 August – 6 September Following the public statement of Labour Leader Keir Starmer, who last week defined climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion as a criminal gang “characterised by violence or the threat of violence and by the use of bribery and corruption”, the group replied saying that the accusation are ridiculous and disrespectfulContinue reading “Last week summary”
As promised, when Parliament came back to work last week, climate change activists Extinction Rebellion started their announced disruption across England, in major cities like London and Manchester. I hope they will be able to fight for what they believe in, remembering that a fight for the Planet must be a peaceful one, otherwise weContinue reading “Daily tip (with meme)”
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