Category: Environment

Cranberry Bogs: How are cranberries harvested?

Discover the farming methods used to cultivate one of the world’s most versatile fruits Cranberries are cultivated for juices, jams, sauces and other edible products in Europe, across North America and in some parts...

How will we fix the plastic problem?

Plastic waste is choking the planet. What can we do to clean the trash from the oceans? Somewhere between Hawaii and California, a vast inflatable coastline sweeps through the sea. Beneath a 600-metre-long float,...

Inside the humpback whale

Discover the amazing anatomy of one of Earth’s biggest mammals Longer than a London bus and weighing more than four African elephants, humpback whales are true giants of the ocean. In the harsh conditions...

Plant Biology: How do seeds grow?

A single seed is bursting with powerful natural forces that allow it to grow into the tallest tree Every seed, no matter how tiny, is a just-add-water kit for new life. Kept safe within...

Hummingbirds: How do they hover?

Learn how the world’s tiniest birds are uniquely adapted to their roles in specific habitats Like tiny helicopters flitting among a forest of flowers, hummingbirds are the ultimate hovercraft. In fact, their very name...

What if the bees died out?

Dogs might be man’s best friend but bees are our lifeline. A single bee makes a measly one-twelfth of a teaspoon of honey during its lifetime, but losing the sweet stuff is the least...