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...
Nuclear power plants in America have the possibility of experiencing a Fukushima type meltdown at anytime, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission isn't warning American citizens about the threat.
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.
This article brings to light the rapid desertification currently overtaking Mongolia. With the world struggling to combat climate change, this remains one of the lesser-known areas and has been left to deal with it itself with limited resource.
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...
Ecosystem services is a concept in ecology that helps us understand how ecologically important each specific ecosystem is. It re-imagines a familiar landscape like a neighboring pond from an ecological perspective for us, lists the services it provides and translates its value into monetary terms.
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...
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.
I'd like to share another way to recycle PET plastic bottle : Make it into a flamingo figurine. Just follow the easy step-by-step instructions and you can make a pretty flamingo of your own !.
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.