We, humans, are destroying the Earth’s wilderness at an incredible pace. Scientists say we have destroyed 10% of Earth’s wildlife habitat in just 25 years. Since 1993, 3.3 million km2 of global wilderness areas, particularly in the Amazon basin (almost 30%) and central Africa (14%) were lost. This is almost twice of the size of Alaska!
In the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, there’s a location called “Point Nemo”. It’s not a place that humans live – in fact, there is no land there – not an island, not even a small rock. It is actually the remotest place from any human civilization you can find on Earth. It lies […]
On our wonderful planet, there are multiple natural resources that help make life easier. We use trees for making paper products and they provide us with oxygen. We use natural gas to heat our homes and coal to help us produce electricity. Freshwater fish are a staple in the American diet and we pump billions […]
Earth, our beautiful blue planet. It is the third planet from the Sun, but above all, it is our home, the only astronomical object known to harbor life. Here are the best quotes about Earth.
The world is running out of the marine sand, and we are depleting this natural resource by over 40 billion tons on an annual basis. While this seems nearly impossible to imagine, there are several key factors to understand why our sand overuse is becoming a serious environmental issue.
“The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” Lady Bird Johnson, American Editor This is perhaps one of the most powerful and thought-provoking quotes I have ever come across. The environment is really something that we all have in common, […]
A beautiful short sketch titled “Interview with Planet Earth” by the Irish sketch comedy group “Foil Arms and Hog”, addressing global warming and environmental issues in group’s unique and funny style.
Rainforests are the oldest living ecosystems and without a shadow of a doubt, the most vital habitats on Earth. They cover only 6% of the Earth’s surface but yet they contain more than half of the world’s plant and animal species. According to the current estimates, around 40% to 75% of all biotic species are indigenous Notes 1 […]
In South Florida this summertime, one environmental scourge has made headlines like never before.
Who doesn’t want to cut down their cost of living? Whether it is the expenditure on food, accommodation or luxuries, we want to save money on everything. When it comes to the electricity bill, the scenario is no different. One of the best ways to do that is by installing solar panels on your home. […]