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Why Is Biodiversity Important?

When we think of biodiversity, probably the first thing that comes to mind is a lush rainforest teeming with all sorts of animals and insects. However, biodiversity does not apply strictly to distant lands that host exotic species. Biodiversity can also be found in our homes, on a small and microscopic level. From the fungus […]

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Scientists Develop Artificial Photosynthesis to Help Reduce Global Warming

A scientist has invented a new form of artificial photosynthesis that absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and turns it into clean fuel. According to the inventor, this “breakthrough” device could actually help humanity reduce global warming. Just as plants use sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into nutrients, this innovative device uses UV light and […]

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Top 5 Causes of Deforestation Around the Globe

Earth’s forests are under severe stress. Unsurprisingly, humans are responsible for most of it. According to the most recent reports, the equivalent of around 36 football fields of forests are chopped down, burned, and generally destroyed every minute. And the more forest clearings we create, the more flora and fauna we lose. About 135 species […]

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