A simple illustration of a complex problem: ocean acidification.
“Dolphins are still dying in high numbers in the areas affected by oil. These ongoing deaths — particularly in an apex predator like the dolphin — are a strong indication that there is something amiss with the Gulf ecosystem.”
It wasn’t such a happy holiday weekend for the people of Mayflower, Arkansas who were evacuated due to an oil pipeline leaking into their community.
This weekend, why not upcycle an old beverage container into an adorable rockin’ spring chick? Here’s how! http://mylittle3andme.co.uk/rocking-easter-chick-recycled-craft/
A new study printed in the European Respiratory Journal claims that 14 percent of chronic childhood asthma is caused by exposure to traffic pollution. The study, conducted in 10 European cities, challenges the accepted belief that traffic pollution merely triggers pre-existing asthma symptoms.
Today is World Water Day: What you may not know and what you can do to help!
The Duke Lemur Center was established in 1966 and today is the world’s largest sanctuary for rare and endangered prosimian primates. Nestled on 85 acres in Duke Forest, the Lemur Center houses about 250 animals, including 233 lemurs encompassing 15 species, along with lorises from India and Southeast Asia and bushbabies from Africa.
A very clever way to upcycle old children’s toys, especially if you like dinosaurs!
Slate.com: Earth Hour Is a Colossal Waste of Time—And Energy
Growing Vegetables from Scraps — Fact or Fiction?
A compact, uncluttered illustration of the realities of climate change.
7 high-tech tools to make poaching extinct: Conservationists are using different types of technology to protect endangered animals.
Appreciate nature you must.
(Source: seashellsinmyshoes, via backpacksandmountaintops)