Category Archives: Nature

5 Brilliant Plants/Herbs And Their Uses

5 Brilliant Plants/Herbs And Their Uses

Are you guilty of stocking your medicine cupboard with a range of chemical cocktails, often having no idea of what each one actually does? Yup, me too! However, I’m trying to change that in favour of more natural products. Namely, herbs and plants: Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet. You’d be surprised at the array of ailments that the seemingly humble plant ...

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5 Top Mistakes Made By The Beginner Gardener

5 Top Mistakes Made By The Beginner Gardener

When many people make the decision to start tending their garden, they often do so with the best of intentions but not always the best knowledge or ideas. Here we discover 5 mistakes that beginner gardeners often make.   5.   Too much water! We all know water is good for us and our plants. Problem is, too much water ...

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The Top 5 Environmental Issues We All Need To Know About

The Top 5 Environmental Issues We All Need To Know About

Everyone knows about global warming, and we all know we should recycle, but here are 5 huge issues not many people know about. Check out the list, do you think I missed something? Are you pro-fracking? Do you find your internet signal best on a trash island? Well tell me about it!   5. Nuclear Energy Believe it or not, ...

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The Top 5 Best Known Extinct Animals

The Top 5 Best Known Extinct Animals

Name as many extinct animals as you can! Ready, set, go!! Chances are you probably managed to name at least 10 species, bonus points if you used their Latin name too! And we reckon that in your list will be at least one of our top 5 best known extinct animals. Want to see who we’ve chosen? Then read on. ...

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5 Reasons You Should Be Worried About Declining Bee Populations

5 Reasons You Should Be Worried About Declining Bee Populations

For such a small creature, the dear old bumble bee holds an incredibly important role. Some might say (and rightly so) that the role of the bee is so important that we literally rely upon them for our very existence. But with the increased use of pesticides, introduction of non-native species and pests, such as mites, all contributing to their ...

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5 Of The Most Endangered Animal Species That You Haven’t Heard Of

5 Of The Most Endangered Animal Species That You Haven’t Heard Of

In today’s modern world, there is an ever increasing list of factors leading to the continuing extinction of Earth’s animal species. Deforestation, urbanization, pollution, and global warming brought on by human practice have lead to roughly 38% of all identified species becoming endangered, and in the past five hundred years at least one thousand species becoming extinct. The following list is comprised of the worlds ...

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Top 5 Most Dangerous Species of Sharks

Top 5 Most Dangerous Species of Sharks

Sharks, by their very nature are a dangerous animal. Officially classified as a fish because of their ability to breath under water, it seems to do a disservice to the ferocity of these animals by grouping them in with something you can find in a pet store. Most are predators, equivalent to that of a lion. Although, unlike a lion ...

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The Top 5 Deadliest Earthquakes In History

The Top 5 Deadliest Earthquakes In History

Mother Nature’s fury, acts of God, natural disasters, whatever you want to call them, earthquakes are both deadly and destructive, and the damage ranges hugely from event to event. Measured by the Richter Magnitude Scale, often known just as the Richter Scale, this measures the energy emitted by a particular earthquake, and scores it on a range. The worst earthquakes ...

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The 5 Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions In History

The 5 Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions In History

Some of the deadliest things on the planet hold a certain mystery, be it undiscovered mountains, mysterious rainforests or our topic, volcanoes. There is possibly no better example of the fury of Mother Nature than an erupting volcano – terrifying and catastrophic, when a volcano decides to blow, there’s nothing and no-one standing in its way. I recently travelled to ...

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