Agriculture may not be the shift in human evolution we presume it to be. Instead, hunting-gathering and agriculture were both practices that people adopted in accordance with the climatic conditions.
The impact of climate change coupled with a business-as-usual approach to things is being felt across the world through the worsening of ‘earth’s vital signs'.
While in the oceans, microplastics also serve as a base of bacterial growth, most of which are harmful to other animals. The bacteria form a biofilm over the microplastics and colonise them.
Protected areas are aimed at preserving the rapidly declining resources and diversity of the planet. A new study found that protected areas reduced deforestation by 72% on the whole.
Wetlands, especially estuarine, may be providing more flood protection than what was previously known.
Storms and subsequent flooding events across Europe, are expected to occur 14 times more frequently by the end of the century, if significant changes are not implemented.
Plastic pollution is no breaking news. We may now be at a point of no return.
A new study sheds some light on the pollution hotspots across the globe to see how driving in these regions, and in-car pollution affects the people.
It was observed that urban green spaces in economically developed countries are directly related to the life satisfaction levels of its citizens.
The earth has a pattern, or what can be called a pulse. Research suggests that it is 27.5 million years per cycle!