Deforestation releases greenhouse gases (GHGs) in enormous quantities, contribute to dangerous climate change. Tropical forests store carbon in soil and trees. Like a sponge / foam, tropical forests absorb carbon dioxide produced from burning fossil fuels as an energy source. ...

A message from the center of the Mayan civilization that has now collapsed At their peak, The Maya is one of the world community with dense population and has a dynamic culture. Recorded in history, the Maya culture is the ...

Around the world, natural forests are in crisis. Plants and animals that live in them are threatened with extinction. And a lot of people and cultures who depend of forests is also being threatened. But not everything is bad news. ...

We need an energy system that can combat climate change, based on renewable energy and energy efficiency. Nuclear energy can only produce less energy than renewable energy and its distribution will decrease in the future. Contrary to what the nuclear ...

Global climate change is a disaster that will come! We already know why – the people who continue to use fuels derived from fossil fuel such as coal, oil and gas. We already know some of the consequences of global ...

The world is growing exponentially in the use of technology products and their continual replacement is generating mountains of hazardous waste. The UN estimates are of 20-50 million tons of electronic waste produced each year. These wastes, known as WEEE ...

Does the weather where you live change often, or is it fairly constant from day to day? Weather is the condition of Earth’s atmosphere at a particular time and place. But what is the atmosphere? Earth’s atmosphere is the envelope ...

Imagine taking a trip upward into the atmosphere in a hot-air balloon. You begin on a warm beach near the ocean, at an altitude of 0 kilometer above sea level. You near a roar as the balloon’s pilot turn up ...

Every year hundreds of thousands of old computers and cell phones are disposed of in landfills or incinerators. Thousands of e-waste products in Europe, USA, Japan, are also exported, often illegally, in Asia and Africa. In these countries workers, even ...