Month: December 2017

Insects For All Life are Dying Out in ecological Armageddon

The number of flying insects has plummeted by 75 per cent in the last 25 years, according to a study that suggests we are approaching an “ecological Armageddon”. The implications for humanity are profound, with insects providing an essential role for life on earth as pollinators of plants and prey for larger animals. But exactly […]

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Pig toilet – Bacon anyone?

A pig toilet (sometimes called a “pig sty latrine”) is a simple type of dry toilet consisting of an outhouse mounted over a pigsty, with a chute or hole connecting the two. The pigs consume the feces of the users of the toilet, as well as other food. A fuuru (pig toilet) in early 20th century Okinawa. China’s government has been trying to […]

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