Category: Environment

5 facts about bird flight

Image by Liselotte Brunner from Pixabay 1. Weighty wings Around a third of a bird’s body weight is made up of the large wing muscles. These are the machines that power flight, keeping the bird airborne for large periods...

How do chemical pesticides work?

The deadly chemicals that keep our food safe… or do they? Image by zefe wu from Pixabay The most widespread method of keeping pests at bay is by chemical intervention. Created with the ultimate...

10 of the world’s deadliest avalanches

Image by Jacky Barrit from Pixabay 10. Blons, Austria 12 January 1954 Death toll: 57 Often considered Austria’s worst avalanche, it consisted of two slides nine hours apart. The first was a dry-snow avalanche...