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

endangered species 2020

Have We Lost Two-Thirds of Our Endangered Species by 2020?

Mar 9, 2020 - Jane Marsh

Our world changes every day in subtle and life-altering ways. Animal extinction manages to be…

habitat destruction

What Can the Construction Industry Do to Decrease Habitat Destruction?

Dec 16, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Habitat destruction, the most significant ecological crisis we’re facing right now, is a problem for…

arctic national wildlife refuge

How Drilling Could Cause Extinctions in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Nov 4, 2019 - Jane Marsh

The Proposed Impact of Oil Development in the Arctic On September 12th, the Trump Administration’s…

Wildlife Extinction Is Hurting More Than Just Animals

Wildlife Extinction Is Hurting More Than Just Animals

Oct 21, 2019 - Jane Marsh

When people think about wildlife extinction, they often ponder how creatures like the woolly mammoth…

mercury in fish

How Mercury Pollution Affects Our Oceans and Fish

Oct 17, 2019 - Jane Marsh

People looking for ways to improve their diet often turn to fish instead of other…

endangered marine animals

The Most Endangered Marine Animals: Is It Too Late to Save Them?

Sep 23, 2019 - Jane Marsh

During the past century, the extinction of animal species continued to exceed natural rates. There’s…

oceanic natural disasters

The Causes and Effects of Oceanic Natural Disasters on Our Environment

Aug 23, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Natural disasters wreak havoc on the people affected by them. When it comes to oceanic…

animal disaster rescue

Animal Disaster Rescue Will Need to Evolve With Climate Change

Aug 15, 2019 - Jane Marsh

This may not be that widely known, but in 2006 Congress passed bipartisan legislation called…

effects of natural disasters on wildlife

What Are the Effects of Natural Disasters on Wildlife?

Aug 12, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Natural disasters are a part of life on our little blue marble, but climate change…

causes of natural disasters

What Causes Natural Disasters and How Do They Impact Climate Change?

Aug 8, 2019 - Jane Marsh

A major part of mounting a realistic defense against climate change is understanding the signs…

chernobyl animals

Chernobyl Animals Show Hope in the Face of Devastation

Jul 29, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Back in the 1800s, the Pripyat River basin was teeming with wildlife, a natural wetland…

animals eating plastic

Insidious Indifference: Our Role in Marine Pollution and the Impact of Animals Eating Plastic Particles

Jul 15, 2019 - Jane Marsh

As humanity’s dependence on plastic has continued to swell, so too has its ecological footprint…