Entries in Environment (290)

Friday
Jul212017

The Effects of Global Warming on  Mangroves

Mangroves have been a beneficial source of life from the start. But as global warming becomes a greater threat to the ecosystem, mangroves have been dying out, causing more and more problems along the shoreline.

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Thursday
Jul202017

Hydropower: Supported By  Everyone?

Hydropower is a renewable source of energy that is powered by the running or falling of water and can provide nearly 16% of global electricity consumption. But this does not mean that the 'green energy source' comes with 0 controversies...

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Thursday
Jul132017

The Risks of  Activism

In a time where the environment faces an ever-growing threat at the hands private corporations and state neglect, activist activity is needed like never before. But standing up the environment can come with grave, sometimes life-threatening risks.

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Friday
Jul072017

Top 5 Awesome  Volcanoes

The geological processes which dictate volcanic activity go largely unnoticed in every-day life, and it’s only when they erupt do they demonstrate the true power of the Earth. Here are 5 of the most impressive volcanoes: 

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Wednesday
Jul052017

How AI Can Provide A Sustainable Future 

Whether time isn’t on our side or human error is too great a factor, artificial intelligence (AI) can be a great addition to our lives. Applied already in many forms within many industries, global focus is ever shifting toward sustainability. So how can AI provide a sustainable future?

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Thursday
Jun292017

How Should We Approach Wildlife  Crime?

As demand rises for increasingly scarce animals so too does the fight against poaching. Many nations are looking to toughen up on wildlife crime. This is a look into a progressive way to tackle poaching and how we deal with wildlife crime.

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Monday
Jun262017

Animal Profile -  Koala

The Koala is undoubtedly one of the most adorable animals in the world, but these eucalyptus munching marsupials have also had a turbulent past of persecution:

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Thursday
Jun222017

3 Documentaries With An Environmental  Message

Watch 3 documentaries made this decade presenting the world’s most current environmental issues: Energy Sourcing, Animal Captivity and Climate Change…

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Thursday
Jun152017

US Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Agreement: What Next? 

In June 2017, President Trump announced his withdrawal of the United States from the COP21 Climate Accord, making it one of only three countries that did not sign the agreement. Naturally, this action was met with frustration by parties, politicians and civilians all over the world.

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Monday
Jun122017

Animal Profile -  Ants

Unfortunately ants are oftentimes overlooked, used as an age-old synonym for insignificance, but these little beasties are much more sophisticated, intelligent and have a much more substantial impact than we give them credit for.

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Friday
Jun092017

5 Mysterious  Jungles

Jungles are mysterious by nature, full of mist, shadow and noises but some go the extra mile with particularly eerie or baffling qualities. Time to hop in the Mystery Machine for these 5 mysterious jungles…

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Thursday
Jun082017

World Oceans Day 2017: How Vulnerable Are The  Oceans?

As water makes up 70% of the planet you’d think it’d be worth protecting. The seemingly slow response to climate change of the world’s oceans can sometimes fool us into thinking they’re doing fine but are in fact just as vulnerable, if not more so, as land or air.

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Wednesday
Jun072017

QUIZ: Where Should You Volunteer Next? 

Volunteer Week is coming to an end but that doesn't mean you cannot still volunteer. Take the quiz and find out where to volunteer next!

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Monday
Jun052017

World Environment Day 2017: Living Off  Grid

The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is “connecting people with nature”: a reminder that our modern lifestyle may be causing us to lose our affinity to our natural surroundings. In light of this, we give you a low-down of three trends that look to heal this disconnection.

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Friday
Jun022017

5 New UNESCO World Heritage  Sites

From China to Micronesia, the 2016 UNESCO World Heritage Site list was extensive and varied, providing protection and prestige to cultural and natural sites around the world. Here's the low-down on five of the newest additions to the list.

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