asbestos

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASBESTOS

Asbestos is well to all of us. From one hand, it was popularly used in the construction industry for fireproof. On the other hand, the health dangers are now well known.  However, it is still present in many old buildings and houses. Because of the very high cost to remove it, building owne ...

study rocks

IMPORTANCE OF EARTH SCIENCE STORY: WHY WE STUDY ROCKS

We study rocks for about ten thousand years. From the time we started forming our society we are using rocks as our first tools.  Moreover our culture and lifestyle is affected by rocks: the first paints, the first building materials, all came from rocks. So rocks were from the start domina ...

food safety

WHAT IS FOOD SAFETY WITH IRENE LAZAROU

Food safety is getting a big issues for governments all over the world. As food crisis is getting worse, the quality of food is also a thread. Because food industry wants to produce more and more to feed the world, usually there is a compromise on the food quality. More important there are ma ...

reinventing adventures oreen

REINVENTING ADVENTURES WITH OREEN

Adventures in nature were always my favorite trips we had. I have so many memories as a child swimming in rivers, climbing trees and eating wild berries. Hence I seem to be like Anne of Green Gables. Of course I never knew Anne back then. Yet my adventures to be seem to make me feel powerful ...

redefining science

REDEFINING SCIENCE: THE 5 TABOOS IN SCIENCE

Redefining science seems to become a common mission among scientists. Hence they are speaking up about taboos and misconceptions they are facing daily.  However we can change this by changing our mindset. Because of several taboos on science and scientists, we tend to not understand or disagr ...

biodiversity loss

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT BIODIVERSITY LOSS

Biodiversity loss seems to get worst over the years. A recent article states that one million species are at rick of extinction. Hence this is alarming, mostly for us, because we are depending on biodiversity for our own existence.  Wildlife and vegetation are this planet's biodiversity. But ...