Deforestation is a loss of hectares of land covered in trees in lieu of other uses such as commercial and agricultural developments. This has been widespread in the Philippines and now the government is trying to reverse its effects.
Africa, Opinion, World
The danaus plexippus, more commonly known as the monarch butterfly, is starting to decline dramatically in species count.
Human Rights, Politics, Science & Tech, World
How evolutionary cycles over the sum total of humanity’s existence have failed to eradicate certain attributes best served only to the primitive stages of human life remains unclear and somewhat astounding. Read more
Imagine you’re a multinational biotech corporation. Let’s say you have a history as a chemical company, and partly as a result of that legacy, one of the things you sell today is an herbicide.
The world’s oceans are a place of serene beauty, teeming with life in some areas and masked with darkness in others, they manage to seem full and yet empty, beautiful, and yet feral. The oceans generate most of the oxygen we breathe, they help feed us, they regulate our climate, give us new and exciting potential medicines, and cover 71% of the earth in their vastness.