Natural ecosystems, which embrace everything you can lay your eyes upon, including aquatic ecosystems, desert ecosystems and forest ecosystems, to name but a few, are at present, seriously under attack due to the rapid surge in population growth.
Greenhouse gases, or the gases in the atmosphere that are primarily responsible for the greenhouse effect, usually are created under natural circumstances. However, in recent years, global greenhouse emissions have been the result of human activity, such as burning fossil fuel or coal. But how does this affect the health of our planet? What do these things mean for the future?
If you have ever looked out across the ocean and wondered about the thousands of species that live underneath, you will want to learn more about ocean ecosystems. The plants and animals that live in this environment require special ‘living arrangements’ and there are many things that humans can do, in order to make sure that the oceans are around, in their healthy state, for longer.
Based on a recent report from the Local Government Association in the United Kingdom, Britain as a whole will exhaust landfill space by 2018 unless much more effort is put into increasing recycling rates. Official statistics reveal that the UK is top of the European league when it comes to the volume of garbage that households send to land fill every year.
To satisfy their energy needs, reduce energy costs and safeguard the environment, many homeowners are considering the benefits of wind and solar power. These clean and cost efficient sources of power are shifting the way in which the world looks at energy. Read on to discover the pros and cons of each system to determine which one works best for you.
Scientists recognize, as a result of extensive research, that methane hydrates are not unusual in nature. They are most likely to be found in the arctic regions and in ocean and sea sediments. However, exactly what do they have to offer the planet in terms of energy, and what precisely are they? Answering these questions will help you to see exactly what all the hype is about as scientists, environmentalists, and energy researchers continue to get excited about methane hydrate.