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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

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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…

aquatic invasive species

How Aquatic Invasive Species Are Hurting Our Ecosystems

Jun 24, 2019 - Jane Marsh

The world consists of various ecosystems where native species to the area thrive. However, the…

galapagos species

Water Shows Us More Diversity in the Galápagos Species Than We Initially Thought

Jun 3, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Scientists already know that the Galápagos Islands are home to an impressive amount of biodiversity.…

animal behavior

Animal Behavior Could Yield Key Clues for Conservation Efforts

May 30, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Human impact on wildlife stretches wide, but studying the behavior of animals allows conservationists to…

ocean noise pollution

10 Solutions to Reduce Ocean Noise Pollution

Apr 25, 2019 - Jane Marsh

The average person associates the word “pollution” with carbon emissions, chemicals and debris. Pollution takes…

animal extinction statistics

Animal Extinction Statistics: How Many Species Will We Lose in Our Lifetime?

Apr 18, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Do you think you could name 200 species, or 2000 if you could include plants?…

ocean heat waves

Ocean Heat Waves Threaten Marine Wildlife

Apr 8, 2019 - Jane Marsh

You usually hear on the news about large heat waves that occur over land, but…

animals social

Are Conservation Efforts Overlooking Animals’ Social Lives?

Apr 4, 2019 - Jane Marsh

Wildlife conservation isn’t a polarizing issue. Most would agree it’s necessary, and few would argue…

geoengineering

The Implications of Geoengineering for Environmental Conservation

Apr 1, 2019 - Jane Marsh

As the threat of climate change looms larger, will we eventually have to resort to…

oxygen in the ocean

Are We Depleting the Amount of Oxygen in the Ocean?

Mar 25, 2019 - Jane Marsh

The level of oxygen in the ocean is falling, an issue scientists say calls for…

ivory trade ban

Ivory Trade Ban in China Punishing Ivory Smugglers

Mar 21, 2019 - Jane Marsh

China is known as the largest illegal ivory market in the world. Up until recently,…