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Apple is sharing its technology to help conserve wildlife. How about the others? Apple is one of the largest gadgets and device manufacturer in the world. Aside from providing people with the latest in technology, it also cares for the welfare of animals. On April 15, Monday, the phone company shared a new “Shot on iPhone XS” video. This particular video focused on the Maldives Shark Research Programme (MWSRP). The project is centered on whale...

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Will the human species discovered in the Philippines bring insight to the past lives of the ancient inhabitants? Researchers have unearthed important evidence of an ancient human species discovered in the Philippines. They called their precious find the “Homo luzonensis”, believed to inhabit the island of Luzon about 50,000 to 67,000 years ago. The human remains which consist of bones and teeth were dug out from inside the Callao Cave. This discovery has made Luzon...

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Are seaweed straws the ultimate savior of the oceans and its inhabitants? Based on a United Nations report, about 30 million tons of plastic wastes drift into the ocean each year. Marine species eat them to satisfy their hunger, not aware of the risks it could impose on their lives. Plastics are cheap but marine species pay a huge price Plastics are cheap materials used for packaging, food utensils and more. Since it is inexpensive,...

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Will Russia have the heart to release the more than 100 captive cetaceans from its “whale jail”? Cetaceans are classified into two groups – herbivores and carnivores. They breathe air, gives birth, produce milk, and have hair. Herbivore cetaceans include sea cows, manatees, and dugongs of the order Sirenia. Carnivore cetaceans include whales, porpoises, and dolphins. More than 100 whales are held “prisoners” Bordering the Vladivostok City lie the Russian “whale jail” where over 100...

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Will reforestation naturally combat climate change? Scientists and environmental activists strongly believe that restoring forest lands including other significant ecosystems could fight climate change. One suggestion is to plant trees on upland savannah to further develop wildlife environment in Cumbria, United Kingdom. The planet is currently facing two crises – climate and ecological breakdown. Neither one has been completely addressed to prevent the Earth’s further deterioration. Environmentalists suggest the removal of carbon dioxide (CO2) from...

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Can the camera traps protect the Russian snow leopards for the rest of their lives? The population of the Russian snow leopards is fast declining due to non-stop poaching until the World Wildlife Fund established the feline’s conservation in 2015. From then on, the big cats’ number gradually increased. Approximately, 221 to 450 snow leopards are killed every year for trade to compensate for losses in livestock. Threats to snow leopards in Russia During the...

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Do you believe that the potentials of blockchain technology are endless? Blockchain is indeed a revolutionary technology. Since its launch in 2009, it has not ceased to come up with features that complement the needs of various industries. The unprecedented technology now involves many sectors ranging from agriculture to banking and finance. Huge US companies such as JPMorgan, Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook all have instituted their own blockchain divisions. Noble deed from blockchain novel use...

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Should technology be blamed for the huge volume in e-waste? With the continuous advancement of technology, people also want to keep up and own the latest gadgets. Old machines and devices that are irreparable or no longer in trend then add to the already towering pile of wastes. Dubai has come up with the solution to get rid of these electronic wastes through e-waste recycling. Electronic wastes or commonly known as e-waste are electronic products...

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How can you return the love that Mother Earth has given us that allows us to survive and thrive on this planet? Planet Earth acts like the mother of all living things on the planet, hence the word Mother Nature or Mother Earth. It nurtures and cares for us. It provides us shelter, food, water, and fresh air to breathe. However, because of advanced technology and peoples’ selfish agendas, we have hurt our planet and...

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Is natural gas the answer to cheaper and sustainable energy for bitcoin mining? Bitcoin miners utilize a vast amount of energy. Thanks to natural gas – an oil drilling industry’s waste and by-product – bitcoin mining has found a new way to operate without consuming a large volume of electricity. In North America, the prices of natural gas have collapsed. Instead of transporting it to other regions to sell, the oil-drilling industry will just burn...