Hawaii bans most sunscreens to protect Coral Reefs

Hawaii has ban most sunscreens in an effort to help protest the region’s dying coral reefs. The ban, which is the first in the world, will halt the sale of creams containing oxybenzone or octinoxate except to those with a prescription. Only those with a medically prescribed sunscreen containing the chemicals will be allowed to obtain […]

This is the Coldest Place on Earth

The coldest place on Earth has been measured by satellites and it’s a high ridge in Antarctica on the East Antarctic Plateau. Temperatures in several hollows have been found to dip to a bone-chilling -133.6 degrees Fahrenheit. The measurements were made between 2003 and 2013 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on board NASA’s Aqua […]

Scientists discover 240-million-year-old “mother of all lizards”

A fossil reptile almost 240-million-years old has been found in the Italian Alps has changed our understanding of the evolution of lizards and snakes. Megachirella wachtleri has features unique to squamates, the group including lizards, snakes and legless lizards that look like worms. Squamate evolution began on the supercontinent of Pangaea. Her existence helps explain the transition from […]

Diver Swims With Mesmerising Manta Rays

The video shows the diver gliding underwater with the manta rays in full view. William Drumm, 32, from Denver, Colorado, a photographer and filmmaker, said: “The last two years I have traveled to the Socorro Island, hoping to swim with and film the world’s largest manta rays. “This is one of the giant oceanic manta […]

Subtropical Storm Alberto becomes this seasons first named storm

Subtropical Storm Alberto has developed in the Gulf of Mexico. This is the first major storm of the 2018 hurricane season, which is supposed to start June 1. According to the National Hurricane Center, Alberto was located about 55 miles south of Cozumel, Mexico, and about 195 miles southwest of the western tip of Cuba. […]