Category: Earth

Geology, Geography, Environment, Astronomy, Threats

Herbs as MedicineHerbs as Medicine

Herbs have been used as medicine for centuries. People have always used plants to cure ailments and boost health. Now, in the era of modern medicine, their medicinal properties are still sought after. Most of today’s medicines come from nature but herbs are still some of the strongest and most ...

Spring has SprungSpring has Sprung

Spring has sprung in the Western Cape after a very cold and wet winter. We are so glad that our dams are full and that our Fynbos is thriving on the mountains. We are ecstatic that our rivers and wetlands are alive and that we have enough water for summer, ...

Stop Importing Birds!Stop Importing Birds!

People must stop importing exotic birds, says Jeremy Schack. This causes an imbalance in the food chain when exotic birds disrupt the very existence of indigenous birds. These visitors force native birds from their ecosystems, threatening their livelihoods. Jeremy is an Earth Kid who has been stuck in France during ...

Forests for Earth Day!Forests for Earth Day!

Earth Kids creating art for Earth Day – Forests for Friday. What do you see in these beautiful creations? Try to do your own one just for fun! Taking action in nature, for environment. Check out this beautiful graphic regarding forests – it says it all. Climate change poses a ...

Preparing for Earth DayPreparing for Earth Day

With thanks to the Earth Day Network… Earth Day is April 22 of every year. April 22, 2020 will mark 50 years of Earth Day. The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge — but also the vast opportunities — of action on climate change have ...

Messages in BottlesMessages in Bottles

Messages in bottles? In this day and age, we hear you ask? Yes! Take a glass bottle, insert a message, cork the bottle, seal it with wax and toss it into the ocean. In this day and age? Crazy idea? Littering in the ocean and possibly harmful to ocean life? ...