There are five gyres in the world’s oceans. What’s a gyre, you might ask. I thought the same thing when I first came across the concept.
Do we really think that the Earth–the Mother of all Life–is some damsel in distress who can’t take care of herself?
Over four thousand years ago, the Persians came up with an ingenious method of irrigation known as the qanat.
Given the growing world population as well as the growth in world trade–I foresee this trend of land reclamation as eventually leading us down the path of looking for alternative sources of ‘real estate’ to meet the needs of a burgeoning population.
Until the future materialises and hidden truths are finally revealed, we simply won’t know how to view the present.
A major environmental concern related to nuclear power are radioactive wastes which can remain dangerous to human health for thousands of years.
The ‘dangerous’ part of a stingray is its tail. The toxins in venoms have evolved to target highly specific components of their prey’s vital bodily functions.
The staple food source in most of Southeast Asia is rice. It is a plant that acquires its nutrients from the water–and not the soil in which it grows.