Fauna and Flora
A team of Irish researchers is conducting an unusual kind of experiment – they are examining the venom of some of the hundreds of species of spiders found in Ireland in the hope it may have medicinal…
Target Madagascar continues this week in the south west of the island, in one of Madagascar’s 43 national nature reserves.
Boasting hundreds of species of tropical flora, fauna and wildlife, The Green Planet has opened in Dubai.
Scientists say coral bleaching is getting worse in southwestern Japan.
Puffin snorkeling is the latest craze to hit Grimsey with tourists flocking to the Icelandic Island in the arctic circle to give it a go.
In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.
Nice place to be a researcher, isn’t it? But that’s only because now it’s summer. In winter, temperatures reach here -45ºC. These biologists
Marine biodiversity is rich in sources for medicine and cosmetic science, as Spanish researchers are discovering on the Mediterranean coast.
Underwater species can help us stay young Scientists are looking for new bioactive molecules in marine invertebrates Bioactive molecules can prevent ageing and age-related diseases Selected invertebra
From the ocean to the science lab, researchers are investigating whether a chemical found in sea snails may be used to tackle chemo-resistant cancers.
It is known as the ‘alps of the sea’, a natural gem that lies about 60 kilometres off the southernmost tip of mainland Japan, where some of the
In Australia it’s known as “Hairy Panic”. Amid very dry conditions, tumbleweeds which form from dead grass have been blowing in from fields and
In this edition of “Oman Life” we explore the country’s stunning coastline and discover the rich sea life including the endangered green turtle. Our
Our second Oman Life adventure kicked off at the marina in Muscat where we had the chance to spend the day on a very special boat known as a Dhow
Anyone looking for an escape into the great Macedonian outdoors should not miss the Mavrovo National Park, a site of sensational natural beauty in
The most striking thing when you arrive in Monaco is the density of the urban landscape. And yet, if you look closely, on the roofs, between the
I came back from Monaco’s gardens my head packed with nice little green stories. I have to admit I was not expecting much from these gardens
If you ask people in Skopje, the Macedonian capital, where they prefer to go for a day-trip when they want to get away from the hustle and bustle of
The spectre of an agricultural catastrophe hangs over southern Italy with the spread of a bacteria that is devastating olive tree groves. Xylella
Do fish have feelings, and if so, how do they feel about climate change? Marine biologist Ana Maulvault from the Portuguese Institute for the Sea and
Roots are the hidden part of plants, and much is still unknown about how their invisible architecture affects the growth of plants and trees
Backed into France, the 2 square kilometres of Monaco resolutely look out to sea. Euronews met the people who have dedicated their lives to the
The omnipresence of the sea is the first thing that strikes you when you arrive in Monaco. The so-called “ Rock “ is tiny indeed – less than one
A new species of venomous jellyfish has been found off the coast of Western Australia. The Keesingia gigas is one of two recently-discovered types
Towering mountains and an untouched landscape as far as the eye can see – in this edition of Macedonian Life we discover an idyllic countryside and
Lake Dojran is a really tranquil place. The lake is beautiful and although it’s only 10 metres deep it’s brimming with life. At least 15 types of