Sea-Floor Mining

With the many decades of mining in and on the surface of the earth for minerals, some more valuable than others, it’s concluding that the rate of depletion of these riches’ will not meet future higher demand. Mining companies are turning to other means and places of extracting...

A Menace to Wildlife Animals

Poaching, the illegal trade in wildlife that is a highly organized, sophisticated criminal activity on an industrial scale, has become the 4th largest criminal enterprise worldwide followed only by drug smuggling, human trafficking and counterfeiting. Statistics show the illegal trade in wildlife is 26% higher than previously thought making...

Survival on the Polar Ice Cap

One of the youngest of the bear species is the Polar Bear and the largest carnivorous land mammal on Earth. Males can weigh up to 1700 pounds and measure 7 to 8 feet nose to tail with a lifespan of 25 years. They are fierce hunters...

The Greener Skies of The Future

When you think about airlines or air travel, you don’t necessarily associate it with green travel. But there have been some encouraging strides made by the airline industry to go green, well, somewhat. When you travel domestically, in economy class like most of us, you might...

Norway’s Electric Car Demand

In recent years, the electric car has come to the forefront of automotive engineering. But the electric car is not necessarily a new innovation.  In 1832 the first electric car was introduced and by 1900 they were all the rage.  In 1901, one third of the vehicles...

UPS IS GOING GREEN

UPS, the venerable delivery company, is investing to convert their brown delivery trucks into green ones. Alternative fuel systems are a priority for the company in order to reduce emissions gasses into the environment. Currently, UPS is testing the use of all electric vehicles (EV) to...

IT’S BARBECUE SEASON

When man discovered fire, he got this great idea that the food he was hunting would taste better if he held it over the fire. And bingo barbeque was born. And ever since, man has been cooking his food outdoors, more for pleasure than necessity,...

The Beautiful Elephant

The largest land mammal is the majestic elephant. These creatures roamed in their natural habitats by the millions.  But during the modern era their numbers have dramatically diminished to an estimated 450,000 to 700,000 African elephants and 35,000 to 40,000 Asian elephants due to years...