The United Nations warned that every day, 150 species of animals become extinct. Dobby the Aardvark is a recent addition to the Chester Zoo in England. His appearance closely resembles the Harry Potter character. Aardvarks are not classified as extinct but, … Continue reading An Overview of Animal Extinction and Preventative Measures
The vast oceans of the world are majestic and beautiful in themselves, with thriving marine life. Add to that another exquisite element of underwater life- coral reefs, and the ocean becomes a living paradise! The coral reefs are one of … Continue reading Coral Reefs: Ocean’s Precious Treasure and Beauty Element!
Ecology is the study of organisms and how they interact with their environment. The relationship between creatures of all kinds and their habitat. A relatively broad topic. Today I will be narrowing this down a bit for you. Focusing on … Continue reading Wildlife Ecology: The United Kingdom’s Critically Endangered Pine Marten
Feeling the cool winds of winter? Surely, you are freezing or feeling a nip in the air. As one of the four Earth’s seasons, it goes after autumn and foreshadows spring is here so soon. Where did the whole of … Continue reading An Overview of the Effects of the La Niña Climate Pattern and Polar Vortex on Record Breaking Winter Seasons Globally
Ecotourism is: ‘Ecologically sustainable tourism with a primary focus on experiencing natural areas that foster environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation.’ Rainforests are the natural gemstones of our planet. The tall, lush canopy dotted with vibrant butterflies and cawing … Continue reading Ecology: Ecotourism in the World’s Most Enchanting Rainforests
Ever since human beings came to be, nature has been providing them with the resources they need to survive. Nature is indispensable for humans, and its value has long been recognized. But it is only in recent years that the … Continue reading Ecology: What are Ecosystem Services?
Algae have the potential to fight climate change by deacidifying the oceans. Further, it could assist in sending carbon to the ocean floor. It also aids in absorbing 200 million tonnes of C02 each year globally. The ocean can cultivate … Continue reading Ecology: The Potential for Algae to Fight Climate Change and Heal Oceans
Radiation is a word that, quite justifiably, is associated with being something harmful and injurious to health. What if you were to find out that we are exposed to radiation all the time? Radiation refers to the energy that is … Continue reading Ecology: An Overview of Radon Levels as a Significant Source of Terrestrial Radiation
Our planet consumes sand and gravel at a rate of 50 billion tonnes each year. It is enough to construct a wall 27 metres high, 27 metres wide that surrounds the whole planet at the equator every year. Our addiction … Continue reading Ecology: Sand Mining and Sand Mafias (An Organized Illegal Activity)