Today’s Solutions: May 29, 2024

Crickets: the gateway bug to e

Crickets: the gateway bug to eating insects

As the global mindset shifts in a more eco-friendly direction, it’s becoming difficult for meat eaters to ignore the negative impact raising livestock has on our environment. Take Madagascar for instance. Almost 80 percent of Madagascar’s forests have been destroyed since the 1950s, and each Read More...

Madagascar will host the world

Madagascar will host the world’s first 3D printed school

3D printing started out largely as a hobby for creative tech users, but it has morphed into a new strategy for construction that allows for fast, affordable, and versatile building. One way it can be beneficial is that it allows structures to be built quickly without sacrificing structural Read More...

Newly discovered “nano-chame

Newly discovered “nano-chameleon” fits atop your fingertip

In the northern regions of Madagascar, scientists have discovered the smallest reptile species known to humankind: the Brookesia nana, also known as the nano-chameleon. The tiny specimen is unlike any reptile you’ve ever seen, with its entire body being able to fit on the top of a fingertip. Read More...

2020: Scientists discover worl

2020: Scientists discover world’s ugliest orchid and other plant species

While orchids are known as some of the most beautiful flowers in the world, scientists have discovered a new species of orchid that does not live up to its family’s reputation. In fact, scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew (RGB Kew) are calling it the “ugliest in the world.” Read More...

Colorful, elusive chameleon re

Colorful, elusive chameleon rediscovered in Madagascar after 100 years

Scientists nowadays are more meticulous than ever when it comes to documenting the animal species that roam our Earth, but even then, we’re constantly being surprised by new discoveries from scientists out in the wild. Such was the case in Madagascar recently when scientists found an elusive Read More...

Madagascar to plant 60 million

Madagascar to plant 60 million trees in less than four months

Madagascar, the oldest island in the world and the fourth-largest, is home to an astounding range of plant and animal life, most of which are found nowhere else on earth. Over the last two decades, however, the country has lost nearly one-fifth of its tree cover, which serves as the primary Read More...

How cricket agriculture could

How cricket agriculture could save endangered animals in Madagascar

You, my friend, are living through a food revolution. In labs across the world, researchers are growing meat from just a handful of animal cells or engineering striking imitations of meat, including an entirely plant-based burger that bleeds. Human eaters are also starting to appreciate a rich Read More...