10 Deepest Lakes in the World

10 Deepest Lakes in the World

The lake can be found everywhere; in mountainous regions, basins, areas of melting glaciers and rift zones. They have been formed by glacial movements, landslides, ice dams, sinkholes, and volcanic eruptions. Depending on where exactly they are located, the lakes vary in volume, area, and depth. If you’ve ever wondered which lakes were the deepest, … Read more

Top 10 Oldest Living Trees in the World

Top 10 Oldest Living Trees in the World

We all know or have heard of antiques that are preserved for hundreds or thousands of years. Between architectural wonders, works of art, pieces of jewellery and more, these objects prevail today. However, did you know that there are majestic trees that have lived for thousands of years? These amazing plants have seen the rise and fall … Read more

Plants teach their offspring how to adapt to climate change

Plants teach their offspring how to adapt to climate change

Epigenetic memory is helping plants to quickly adapt to the adverse effects of climate change and transmit these adaptations to their offspring, new research published in the Trends in Plant Science journal indicates. How plants are adapting to climate change “One day I thought about how a person’s lifestyle and experience can affect their gametes … Read more

Slowest Animals: Meet 8 Slowest Animals In the World

Slowest Animals: Meet 8 Slowest Animals In the World

There are animals for all tastes. There are the fast, agile and active ones, but there are also the slow, calm and lazy animals. All animals are special, each with its own characteristics. Hence, the great animal diversity on our planet Earth. Being slow also has its advantages. The animals that lead their lives with total parsimony are usually … Read more

Top 5 largest living organisms on earth

Top 5 largest living organisms on earth

Talking about the largest organism is a complex task. There are animals longer than the blue whale, and plants more massive than the huge sequoias. But the largest living thing on the planet is not a plant or an animal. The largest living being in the world measures 880 hectares. Do not expect to find a monster with … Read more

What causes waves in the ocean?

What causes waves in the ocean?

Ocean waves are a ubiquitous part of coastal landscapes and beach vacations. But have you ever stopped to ponder where a wave originates, how far it travels, or why it forms in the first place? A wave forms every time energy passes through a body of water, causing the water to move in a circular motion. While … Read more

Himalaya Diwas: Celebrating the might of the great mountains

Himalaya diwas is important

Himalaya Diwas: Himalayas are spread from Hindkush to the valleys of Arunachal. They are said to be the crown of India. World’s tallest peak Mount Everest at 29,029 ft (8,848 m) situated in the Himalayas. Other famous peaks include K2, Kailash, Kanchenjunga, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, and Manasklu. Himalayas are said to be the third largest … Read more