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Category : Science

Secrets of the Black Sea: What are some surprising findings about the Black Sea?

From time to time, mass media reports on the observance of unusual-for-the-Black-Sea species, e.g. the exotic pennant coralfish (Heniochus acuminatus) .....

Joseph Timchenko and his unprecedented apparatus

Today the name of Joseph (Yosyp) Andreevich Timchenko is known only to a narrow circle of specialists. But this son .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: Why are there not so many seagulls in Odessa compared to Istanbul?

Seagulls are amazing birds, if for no other reason than their ability to use people at their own discretion. Sometimes .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: Why did the Greeks go fishing from the Mediterranean Sea to the Black Sea?

Between 600- and 560-years BCE, several ancient Greek colonies were established on the Western coast of the Black Sea. In .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: What do the Sargasso and the Black Seas have in common?

The Sargasso and the Black Sea are unique for hosting the world’s biggest accumulations of floating macroalgae. In the Sargasso .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: How are cormorants connected with the sea?

It may seem strange, but the majority of the world’s cormorants are coloured as though they’re en route to a .....

Ukraine grows in the Social Progress Index by 17 positions

Ukraine in 2020 climbed from 80th to 63rd place in the Social Progress Index among 163 countries with score of .....

Secrets of the Black Sea: What species are farmed in the Black Sea?

Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms; mariculture is the cultivation of marine hydrobionts in saltwater reservoirs of natural (enclosed .....