Phytoplankton produce majority of Earth Oxygen

earth's oxygen comes from phytoplankton

Fun Plant Fact Most people believe that the earth’s oxygen comes from rainforests. However, that’s far from truth. Phytoplanktons are responsible for producing the majority of Earth’s oxygen. These tiny ocean plants called phytoplankton contribute 50-80% of the oxygen on earth In fact, the net oxygen produced by the Amazon rainforest is almost zero. Plants … Read more

10 House Plants That Grow in Water

10 amazing plants to grow in water

Oregano Oregano is a culinary herb, utilized for the kind of its leaves, which can be more delightful when dried than new. It has a fragrant, warm, and somewhat severe taste, which can differ in power. Great quality oregano might be sufficient nearly to numb the tongue Jade Plant Jade is a succulent plant with … Read more

Grow Bottlebrush from cutting – How to DIY

Growing bottlebrush from cutting

Bottlebrush or Callistemon plant holds its origin in Australia and Tasmania. It grows 3 to 4 meters tall and has gorgeous flowers. You can grow bottlebrush from cuttings – you will need some rooting powder, full sun, and regular hydration. Bottlebrush is a perfect little tree for growing in your home garden due to the … Read more

Do viruses play a role in the ecosystem?

do viruses play a role in the ecosystem

Viruses can interfere in the survival of many living beings, so they definitely do play a role in the ecosystem. It took us rather long to identify that viruses are more than just agents that cause diseases in humans. Viruses are tiny packages containing genetic information. Whether to call them living beings or not is … Read more

Does the earth’s magnetic field change over time?

The reversal of the earth’s magnetic field happens every 100,000 years or so. The frequency is not constant. It is important because several processes we see everyday are linked to it. However, geomagnetic reversal is least likely to cause us any harm. Let’s discuss how often does the earth’s magnetic field change over time. Why … Read more

Are starlings the only birds that murmurate?

Birds that show murmuration

Starlings are not the only birds that murmurate. Here’s some information I gathered on how starlings murmurate so beautifully and what are the other animals and birds that murmurate. Other animals and birds that murmurate/show swarm behavior Starlings are most commonly known to show this behavior. Other birds that murmurate are raptors, european honey buzzard, … Read more

Do fat people have more blood?

do fat people have more blood?

Wondering if obesity has anything to do with blood volume and whether fat people have more blood? Yes, obese people do have more blood than a lean person. More cells need more blood, hence the increased blood volume. There’s more to this simple answer. Read on!  There is a clear link between obesity and high … Read more

5 animals that do not have a heart

The heart’s function is to pump blood carrying nutrients and oxygen. Animals that can function without a heart find other means of getting the nutrients and oxygen. These are the animals that do not have a heart. 1. Jellyfish So how do jellyfish function without a heart? The function of the heart is to pump … Read more