Planet Earth



Planet Earth is a complex system that goes through consistent changes and regenerations. However, recent climate patterns suggest that humans may be largely impacting our world from pollution being found on the most remote islands of the world, to record high temperatures around the world.

In this section, we’ll consider what changes we’re seeing in our planet in areas such as the following:

  • Climate change
  • Ocean health
  • Air quality
  • Wildlife conservation

Latest Posts

glaciers in greeland

Why Greenland’s Ice Melt Is a Concerning Loss

Feb 18, 2024 - Steve Russell

Climate change discourse is rife with images of massive glaciers melting and enormous forests shaven…

starfish on ocean floor

The Ocean Floor: Features from Every Zone

Feb 10, 2024 - Steve Russell

The ocean is a massive, dark mystery. Most of it remains unexplored, but experts have…

snowy trees

How to Maintain Your Connection to Nature This Winter

Jan 24, 2024 - Steve Russell

The sting of harsh winds and icy rain sends many people indoors for the winter.…

marsupial at australia zoo

Visiting the Steve Irwin Zoo in Australia? Here’s Your Travel Guide

Jan 20, 2024 - Steve Russell

Welcome to the Australia Zoo, home of the Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin and his family.…

deforestation and climate change

How Does Deforestation Affect Climate Change?

Jan 8, 2024 - Steve Russell

Climate change awareness is at an all-time high, with people and businesses changing their lifestyles…

person holding atlantic salmon in water

Atlantic Salmon: Lifecycle, Endangerment, and Preservation

Jan 6, 2024 - Steve Russell

You may have heard more about the Atlantic salmon lifecycle recently. How they travel and…

blue whale mother and calf

How Big Is a Blue Whale: Top 8 FAQs About History’s Largest Animal

Jan 5, 2024 - Jane Marsh

Blue whales are one of the planet’s most terrifying and enigmatic creatures. They are massive,…

one adult rhino and one baby rhino

Animal Poaching This Year: 6 Wins for Biodiversity in 2023

Jan 3, 2024 - Jane Marsh

Animal poaching this year has worsened in places, but let’s not focus on the bad.…


7 Natural Wonders of the World: Old and New

Dec 30, 2023 - Rachel Lark

Humans love to brag about how lush and gorgeous the planet is just as much…

Madagascar drought

Life Disrupted: Social and Ecological Impacts of the Madagascar Drought

Dec 28, 2023 - Steve Russell

The Madagascar drought has led to widespread famine, malnutrition, and a devastating ecological crisis that…

pandora the world of avatar

Real Creatures That Probably Inspired Pandora, the World of Avatar

Dec 13, 2023 - Steve Russell

Few movies have captivated audiences like James Cameron’s 2009 box office hit Avatar. In addition…

The kookaburra is a fascinating little but that sadly faces environmental and physical threats.

The Kookaburra: The Bushman’s Alarm Clock

Dec 12, 2023 - Rachel Lark

When you think of Australia’s unique wildlife, kangaroos, koalas and wallabies often come to mind.…