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7 Species That Were Saved From Extinction

7 Species That Were Saved From Extinction

Humans have had a pretty big influence on planet Earth and on the things that live on it. And not all of that influence has been positive. Extinction rates, for example, are thought to be a thousand times higher with humans around than they would be without us. But not all endangered species are headed …

Exporting Earth

Exporting Earth

Throughout our history we have brought pieces of the unknown into our home as a reminder of what we experienced. Our future, however, will require us to bring pieces of our home out into the unknown with us. So today we will be continuing our look at Interstellar Colonization and Generation Ships with a look …

little egret

little egret

The white feathers of the little egret make it an eye-catcher on the riverside. Part of a group commonly known as the white egrets, it is an extremely well-known bird that lives in close proximity to residential areas. All white egrets, such as the Chinese egret and the Great egret, are pure white and have …

Water Recycling Technologies in Israel

Water Recycling Technologies in Israel

We recycle 85 percent of the waste water, which makes us a world leader in water reclamation. We can create agriculture in the south of our country with the water coming from this plant. This water is so important and critical to us. In an arid, semi-arid region we have to use the resources of …

How Humans Made Malaria So Deadly

How Humans Made Malaria So Deadly

While newer health threats grab most of the headlines, malaria – the mosquito-borne, cell-rupturing blood parasite – remains among the world’s deadliest infectious diseases. But before we go blaming that on malaria, it’s worth noting that we humans made this parasite the killer it is today. That’s not to say we somehow invented malaria. It …