What Do Mammoths, Cow and Whales Have in Common?

While the term "poo" causes most of us to giggle with glee of childhood memories, it could be one of the biggest factors in climate change, both today and in the past. A recent...

Rio +20 – Environmental Earth Summit Update

It's been almost twenty years since global leaders met at the 1992 Earth Summit Rio de Janiero. It was an event that captured the interest of the world as it created...

The Total Perspective Vortex

In a universe that observes the second law of thermodynamics, how can we have the complexity that is life in this planet? The second law of thermodynamics loosely translated suggests that any system left...

Cool Things Off, Plant a Tree

Does constantly hearing about global warming make you feel hopeless and disillusioned about the future? If so, you will find that there are plenty of people out there who do care...

Interesting Facts About the Taiga

Did you know, that boreal forest, or Taiga, covers 9% of all Earth's land and is the world's largest land biome? Boreal forest runs across the northern USA and Canada, southern Iceland, across Norway,...

Future Job: Freelance Biohackers

Freelance Biohackers is going to be at the leading edge of tomorrow's most thrilling bioscience projects, playing a key part in tasks ranging from the hunt for the next model of antibiotics to the...

Taking an Educational Vacation to Costa Rica

Every parent knows that there is much more to a child's education than the time he or she spends in the classroom. Research has shown that real world experiences are the key to learning....

How Does Mining Affect the Environment?

There are several different types of mining like oil, mineral, gold and coal mining processes. Almost all the processes have one thing in common and that is mining for fossil fuels. Mining is mainly...

What Is Sustainability and How Does Fair Trade Fit In?

Sustainability is the term used to describe 'the capacity to endure''. It is a word you will hear used in all sorts of contexts including sustainable living, products, development and finance. The most common...

Essential Facts About Land Clearing You Should Be Aware Of

Whatever land endeavor you're going to take, it is very crucial to think about the proper ways of having the area cleaned. Over the years, land clearing laws have been passed and strictly implemented...