Tourists walk up some rocks leading to a small waterfall

Ecology: Ecotourism in the World’s Most Enchanting Rainforests

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

People on the beach in China walk along a sealine of green algae that has washed up on the shore in front of the waves.

Ecology: The Potential for Algae to Fight Climate Change and Heal Oceans

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

graphic showing terrestrial radiation

Ecology: An Overview of Radon Levels as a Significant Source of Terrestrial Radiation

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

Ecology: How the Fast Food Industry is Destroying Our Environment

If fast food’s detrimental effects on our health weren’t enough, the problem extends beyond our bodies. Our junk food addiction is, quite literally, creating our very own junkyard. ‘Every day around 84 million adults consume fast food in the US … Continue reading Ecology: How the Fast Food Industry is Destroying Our Environment

An Aerial View of the Morning Smog in Delhi,Capital of India

Ecology: An Overview of the Harmful Effects of Air Pollution Relative to Air Quality Index

Do you wake up in the morning with watery eyes and an inability to breathe properly? The culprit behind the problem is the spike in air pollution which causes a sky-high air quality index. Specifically, air pollution refers to the … Continue reading Ecology: An Overview of the Harmful Effects of Air Pollution Relative to Air Quality Index

Spencer Tunick photographing the Dead Sea.

A Psychological View on the Disappearance of Nature and Global Health

Ecology studies the interaction between living beings and their environment. The primary focus of ecology is on humans and their effect on their environment, and in turn, the effect that the environment has on human society. In the past decade, … Continue reading A Psychological View on the Disappearance of Nature and Global Health