overpopulation

Overpopulation: The Most Serious Threat to Ecosystems

Our planet’s ecosystems need balance. While population growth trajectories are astounding, it is undeniable that it does have a great impact on...
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Ecosystem Revival with Non-native Species

Ecosystem Revival with Non-Native Species

While many scientists might disagree with the benefits that non-native species can bring to ecosystems, it is important to bear in mind that most species...
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Does economic growth equal environmental degradation

Does Economic Growth Equal Environmental Degradation?

Does economic growth equal environmental degradation? Economic growth is considered a good thing for our society, but is it alone a panacea?
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stolen sand
Natural sandy beaches will soon become a thing of the past. Sand is so scarce lately that a black market has been created for it and...
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Is biomimicry an answer to our environmental problem

Is Biomimicry an Answer to Our Environmental Problem?

Is biomimicry an answer to our environmental problem? It is obviously very useful in tackling environmental problems but we need to look at the bigger picture...
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countries with the best quality tap water

10 Countries with the Best Quality Tap Water

Newspaper headlines often make us worried about our water supply but let's try to dispel these fears, by listing the countries with the best tap water quality.
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connection between biodiversity and food security

The Connection Between Biodiversity and Food Security

Food production relies on biodiversity and on the multiple services provided by ecosystems. It would be impossible to cultivate thousands of different...
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effects of mining on environment

How Does Mining Affect the Environment?

The environmental impacts of mining are overwhelmingly negative. Whilst there are obvious economic benefits to mining, the impacts cannot be ignored.
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difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources

What Is the Difference Between Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources

What is the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources? Since the industrial revolution, humanity has overwhelmingly used nonrenewable resources to satisfy...
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What to do with the household hazardous waste

What to Do with the Household Hazardous Waste?

What to do with the household hazardous waste? The first thing that you should do is read the labels or health and safety information booklet on the product.
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