Tag: ecology

  • Saving ecology is saving life

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    By Christopher Thompson Each year the world environmental day comes as a reminder of how profoundly the human civilisation is dependent on its ecology. Although every year the unique themes fixed by UN focus on various global environmental concerns, the theme for 2019 namely ‘Air Pollution’ holds an exceptionally special relevance. The last couple of […]

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  • Eco-friendly gifts for Valentine’s Day

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    Valentine’s Day isn’t exactly the most environmentally friendly of holidays. And yes, it has been horribly commercialized, and if you’re green of heart, you may feel inclined to ignore it altogether. But still there is no bad day to tell someone that you love and appreciate their presence in your life. So don’t despair heart […]

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  • Oil spills effecting animal life

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    In general, oil spills can affect animals and plants in two ways: from the oil itself and from the response or cleanup operations. Spilled oil can harm living things because its chemical constituents are poisonous. This can affect organisms both from internal exposure to oil through ingestion or inhalation and from external exposure through skin […]

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  • Climate change caused dying of the ancient baobabs in Afraica

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    “It is hard to imagine the Africa without these ancient giants as they have blend into the Saharan countryside and have been an icon of the African savannah since millennia. As the oldest seed producing trees in the world, their resilience — some are more than 2,000 years old — have earned them many names […]

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  • They deserve to be known: People changing the world with trees

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    Environmentalists are having a big impact on our lives, but most people can’t name even one famous environmentalist. Dont you think it isn’t fair? Let’s have a look at 3 names which turned our planet to be better. Jadav Payeng “Jadav Payeng, known as the Forest Man of India, spent 40 years of his life […]

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  • Meat produced without killing animals is heading to your dinner table

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    “Burgers, ribs, fried chicken, and pork rolls are all staples of the western diet. However, the world’s growing consumption of meat has taken a huge toll on the biodiversity of animals and the environment as a whole. According to Slow Food, just in the second half of the 20th century, global meat consumption  increased fivefold, […]

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  • Larsen ice shelf: Uncovered Antarctic ecosystem will be explored soon

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    One of the largest icebergs ever recorded has been created after breaking free from an ice shelf in Antarctica with the volume of water is twice that of Lake Erie, one of North America’s five Great Lakes. Larsen C is now 12 percent smaller than it was few months ago and, although the ice shelf […]

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  • Johan Eliasch: Man who bought a forest

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    One of the substantial elements for the human beings to survive is oxygen, over 20% of which is produced in the Amazon Rainforest. Nowadays, rainforests around the world are continuously cut down to make room for raising crops, particularly soy, and cattle farming. Cattle pastures occupy 80% of the deforested areas in the Amazon. Pasture […]

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  • Can Chinese culture save China’s environment?

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    In the midst of a worsening environmental crisis, with constant reports of contaminated soil and water and record levels of air pollution, China’s government is appealing to traditional religions for help. The country needs to construct an “ecological civilization,” officials say, and traditional culture has a key role to play. As a member of the […]

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  • Pollution in Paradise: Is there any hope?

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    “Located almost in the centre of the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii is one of the most isolated, yet populous places on earth. That’s why the majority of environmental issues affecting Hawaii today are related to pressures from increasing human and animal population increasing every year. As the separation between the islands is fairly small and this […]

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