A Study of Plastic Pollution in the Pacific Ocean

Over the past few decades, human activity has resulted in severely detrimental ocean pollution, affecting marine ecosystems, our communities, and the environment in general. The spread of oil, industrial/agricultural waste, and chemicals continue to harm the Pacific, but plastic remains one of the most destructive forms of pollutions, killing one million seabirds and one hundred … Read more

What Is Donovanosis, A So-Called ‘Flesh Eating’ Sexually Transmitted Infection?

There are some bacteria in the environment that are so pervasive and detrimental as the disease process caused by them made it looks like we are getting eaten by an unseen entity typically known as the flesh-eating microbial agents. Among all of the sexually transmitted diseases, donovanosis can be considered as one of the flesh-eating … Read more

What can cause a tsunami?

In the Atlantic ocean there could be a tsunami, it’s a rare moment, but possible. The most reason why a tsunami is caused are by earthquakes. A tsunami can be caused by a underwater landslides or a volcanic eruptions. It could be caused by a meteorite crashing into the ocean. Tsunamis It could be a … Read more

The Serious Problem of Air Pollution in Saudi Arabia and the Solutions to the Environmental Issue

Air pollution could be defined as any substance that may harm the environment, and the living beings. Air pollution can be classified as visible and invisible. We can divide air pollution into two types, primary air pollutants and secondary pollutants (Miller). The damage causes by air pollution varies from place to place, as determined by … Read more

Negative Impact Of Coal Mining On The Environment

Coal extraction is more harmful than the burning process because it has a larger effect on the pollution it causes, contributes to climate change and lastly the landscape and surround .The extraction of coal can generate different types of pollutions that can affect both humans, animals and plant life. The different types of pollutions include … Read more

Causes And Effects Of Water Pollution

Water Pollution Water pollution has become a serious concern for over a century as industrial and agricultural activities continue to dispose of wastes in rivers, lakes and oceans. The increasing levels of water pollution have continued to harm the environment and food supplies. Also, pollution of drinking water has been associated with various waterborne diseases … Read more

Human impact on the carbon cycle

Carbon is critical to sustain a huge range of Earth’s functions. It is abundant in the atmosphere (air), biosphere (living and dead organisms), hydrosphere (oceans, rivers, and lakes), and lithosphere (soli and rocks). These act as storage areas or reservoirs of carbon. Processes such as erosion, evaporation, photosynthesis, respiration, and decomposition constantly move carbon between … Read more

Review on Cultural eutrophication

Eutrophication, is the artificial enrichment of a water body or aquatic system with phosphorus and nitrogen nutrients, usually with an excess amount of nutrients. This process causes an excessive growth of plants and algae and due to the biomass load, may result in oxygen depletion in the water body. For example, as a response to … Read more

The Power of Change

THE POWER OF CHANGE Darya Fowler The Power of Change A large population of the world believes that the consumption of animal products is the healthiest lifestyle. From childhood, humans are taught that eating animal products is healthy while eating foods like grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables is less important. People become accustomed to needing … Read more

Noise pollution

The noise pollution defined us the unwanted sound which released and impact to the environment it disturb the human, birds and other animal that living in the environment. All of you know what sound is. That time sound come to high, loud and cause for harm the environment also make the pollution by loud noise … Read more

Essay on Fossil Fuels

The variety of fuels used to generate electricity all have some impact on the environment, some negative (Power Scorecaard.) Scientist have addressed many problems that generating electricity may cause. Nuclear power plants are generating large quantities of radioactive waste. Fossil fuel power plants release air pollution and require cooling water and can ruin large lands … Read more

How to stop Global warming

What is the issue? Global warming, also referred to as climate change, is the rise in the average temperature of the Earth’s climate system and its related effects. Multiple lines of scientific evidence show that the climate system is warming. The effects of global warming can be can be catastrophic to the world as we … Read more

Understanding the Sun

Introduction By far, the Sun is the most massive body in our solar system. The mass of all the planets combined is only about 0.2% of the Sun’s mass. The Sun is also the only object whose internal temperature is high enough to produce nuclear reactions. If Jupiter had been 100 times more massive, or … Read more

Review Of the Documentary “Under the Dome” And the Risks Associated With Air Pollution in China

The “Under the Dome” documentary exposed the harshness of China’s air pollution crisis. It showed the damaging effects that it is having on the millions of people that inhabit the area and exposes the companies that are responsible for allowing it to happen. This stems from oil and petroleum companies having an extreme amount of … Read more

Globar warming

What is global warming? Global warming refers to extreme changes in the Earth’s climate. The term illustrates dramatic increases in atmospheric and water temperatures experienced as a result of growing amounts of greenhouse gas emissions. Humans are responsible for producing these gases via cars, electricity, and factories. The main products of these activities that are … Read more

Light pollution and sky glow

Set up a piece of white paper so that it is equally illuminated by indirect natural light. Choose a place where the light is bright. The most important thing is that the paper is illuminated evenly. Choose a time and place during which it is unlikely there will be any changes in how much light … Read more

Rhetorical Analysis Of James Hansen’S “Why I Must Speak Out About Climate Change” 

The former opening line of NASA’s mission statement, “To understand and protect the home planet,” served as a sensible basis for Dr. James Hansen to dedicate his life to the study of climate change and to present his findings to most of the modern world. Yet despite being a credible source and producing factual information, … Read more

Sahel Drought in the late 20th Century

Drought by definition is “a function of rainfall” (Agnew and Chappell 1999, p.299). However, this definition is insufficient, only considering precipitation results in anomalies that cannot be explained. Unless it is a purely meteorological drought, even then local and regional human impact increases the stress (Thomas and Goudie, 2009). Factoring in local variabilities, and human … Read more

Environmental pollution

Environmental pollution has been a matter of concern for many years. The Mellon Institute of Pittsburgh, PA, USA, sponsored the first broad scientific study of smoke abatement, which resulted in legislation designed to decrease the effects of smoke. It is now well known that environmental contamination impacts on health; the World Health Organization estimates that … Read more

Causes of Global Warming

Global warming is not just an environmental issue but a global issue that havening around us. There are a few factors that cause the surface temperature of the earth to become higher. The factors of global warming can categorized into two, which are natural and human influence (Causes, Effects and Solutions, 2017). Natural influence can … Read more

Reaction to Leonardo DiCaprio’s Before the Flood

Summary Before the Flood is a National Geographic film starring Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who travels through various countries to meet with scientists and leaders in order to discuss the damage done by and future dangers of climate change. The movie begins when DiCaprio was appointed to be the Messenger of Peace at a United … Read more

Camelford water contamination: ‘poisoning ignored’

Pollution incidents have affected the world in such ways as water pollution and air pollution incidents have killed 100s of people for example the Camelford water pollution incident. The Camelford water pollution incident was a man-made disaster it involved the accidental contamination of the drinking water supply to the town of Camelford, Cornwall, in July … Read more

The Effectiveness of International Cooperation in Addressing Transnational Environmental Issues

How effective is international cooperation in addressing transnational environmental issues? This essay will investigate how International cooperation work together, how effective the international community’s contingency plans have been at achieving environmental change in transnational issues. Transnational issues refer to threats to environmental issues that affect more than just one nation and their interests, instead its … Read more

The Serious Problem of Air Pollution in Saudi Arabia and the Solutions to the Environmental Issue

Air pollution could be defined as any substance that may harm the environment, and the living beings. Air pollution can be classified as visible and invisible. We can divide air pollution into two types, primary air pollutants and secondary pollutants (Miller). The damage causes by air pollution varies from place to place, as determined by … Read more

Advantages and disadvantages of globalization

Globalization is a widely discussed topic and is hard to explain using simple terms. Therefore it needs a deeper and broader understanding about the topic. Globalization is the exchange of world views, products, ideas, and culture. It implies a broader outlook of an interconnected and interdependent world with free transfer of capital goods and services … Read more

Deforestation and the Ways to Overcome It

DEFINITION Deforestation is the transformation of woodland areas to non-woodland areas for use such as cultivable land, pastureland, suburban use, logged area, or barren land. Deforestation can also be seen as elimination of forests leading to several variances ecologically and environmentally and results in turn down in biodiversity and habitats. CAUSES: UNAUTHORIZED LOGGING Government laws … Read more

Review Of Smart Meter Data Analytics

With growing populations and economies globally, in addition to climate change impacts to the most vulnerable parts of the world, being able to better quantify, and assess our current electrical consumption will be crucial for our security and long-term sustainability. According to the United Nations latest statistics, half of humanity – 3.5 billion people – … Read more

The Retreat of the Elephants

Is written and published in 2004 by a well-known Australian professor – Mark Elvin, who specialized in Chinese economic, cultural and environmental history. Chinese environmental history is comparatively tardy not only to the development of other categories of Chinese historiography but also to the western environmental history. Mark Elvin has given out a relatively concrete … Read more