Rafflesia is the world’s largest flower which belongs to the genus of parasitic flowering plants. Rafflesia is the official state flower of Indonesia, the Sabah state in Malaysia, and also for the SuratThaniProvince, Thailand.This flower was discovered in the Indonesian rain forest by an...
What are the top ten environmental problems facing the world today? A recent scientific paper published in Nature attempted to answer this question, with a twist. The Earth has spent roughly the last 12,000 years in a period of unusual climate...
We often feel powerless when we see the changes happening in our climate and environment. The problem seems so daunting, if only 'they' could fix it. truthfully though, some of 'them' are us.
There can be little doubt that life on Earth is under threat today, and that includes human life too. But what exactly are these threats? And just how great are they? Should we fear global war more than man-made pollution, or famine more than deforestation? This hub will provide all the answers...
Due to the current Global Warming effects, one must admit that droughts cannot be prevented. Yet its repercussions can be significantly reduced with the help of skillful planning and execution.
Amazing hidden gem in Merritt Island, Fl. Learn about native people, foods they grew, caught, how they survived, nature trails, interactive displays , ancient Indian village with burial mound.
This article explains what a vapor intrusion investigation is and how a vapor intrusion investigation is performed to identify indoor air pollutants. Vapor intrusion is an air environmental concern.
Has privatization of environmental remediation lead to faster cleanups of environmentally distressed properties in a way that is protective of the environment and public health?
Until the 2011 flooding in the area the Wooroolin Wetlands had not had a permanent supply of water since the mid 1970s. Flooding again in 2013 insured that these wetlands are once again a bird haven.
Saving the Planet should not be put in the 'too hard basket'. There are a number of basic steps that we can all take that will make a difference and can help protect our environment and climate.