Entries in #humanimpact (7)

Tuesday
Mar212017

Forest Day 2017:  Wildfires

Wildfires are uncontrollable, fast spreading and occur in many places around the world. Embers can carry the fire through the wind far away from  where the fire ignited, starting a chain reaction and continuing the blaze. However, their impact on humans often overshadows their ecological value.

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Friday
Mar172017

Top 5 Sustainable  Hotels

As we become more sustainable industries are under increasing pressure to improve their environmental impact. Here we look at 5 sustainable hotels making the hospitality industry that little bit greener:

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Friday
Mar032017

World Wildlife Day 2017: The Amazon Coral  Reef

2016 was an exciting year for oceanographers with the discovery of a new coral reef. Not just any reef though; this particular reef is destined to alter scientific knowledge, rewriting the textbooks of what we know about these incredible ecosystems.

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Monday
Oct312016

5 Species That Humans Forced To Adapt

It was recently discovered that the world's vertebrate species aren't doing too well at all, with huge declines in populations since 1970. The vast majority of these declines have been driven by human activity, but here are 5 species that have adapted to the new world we've forced onto them:

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Thursday
Aug182016

The Environmental Impact Of The Olympics

Since their creation, the Olympics Games have brought a number of sports into the limelight and they’ve encouraged people to put aside political, cultural, economic and religious barriers. But, just how damaging to the environment are the Olympic Games?

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Thursday
Aug112016

The Smog Free Project 

We are all aware that air pollution is a serious problem. It may not be felt as much in the West where the air quality is moderate at worst but over in China, for example, it is a whole different story. Luckily, Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde has found an innovative new way to deal with smog.

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Thursday
Aug042016

The Future: Will Animal Products Be Animal Free?

Many centuries ago it was necessary for us to use fur to keep the cold from killing us and we relied on the milk, meat and eggs of animals for sustenance. Fast forward to today and we don’t have quite the same needs that we once had. So could the future really behold animal products that are animal free?

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