Koalas are among the main symbols of Australia. Although this gentle creature is known all over the world, it is facing the greatest catastrophe - becoming extinct. According to the Australian Koala Foundation (AKF), there are approximately 80 thousand...
Gradual deterioration of the environment is one of the biggest challenges that Africa has to face. Threats with the most significant impact are droughts and constant desertification. Fertile green areas have been gradually changing into a barren and dead...
The Dutch company, The Mobile Factory, has presented a unique way of how to help regions affected by natural disasters. Pieces of debris are placed in a machine that transforms them into liquid concrete. Consequently, this material is used...
Coral bleaching, which destroyed two-thirds of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in 2016 and 2017, had a very drastic impact on the planet’s largest living structure. According to a study published in the Nature journal, the significant coral death rate...
Have you ever used plastic cutlery or a disposable plastic cup? It may seem like something harmless, but if you imagine 7.7 billion people doing so, it becomes a global problem. Many sea creatures are literally drowning in plastic,...
When talking about the most common type of waste, the majority of people would probably imagine plastic bags or bottles. Surprisingly, the most common type of garbage is cigarette butts. Unfortunately, the butts contain dozens of dangerous chemicals, including...
More than 300 million tonnes of plastics are produced annually, and there are at least five trillion plastic pieces floating in our oceans. The degradation and fragmentation of plastics will ultimately result in sinking to the underlying deep-sea habitats,...
The population of bees is rapidly declining worldwide. In the United States alone, their number has dropped by about 30% over the past five years. This drop is so sharp that scientists even gave it a name, namely the...
The water that flows from our taps is clean but not for 100%. Despite the perfect filters in wastewater treatment plants, some chemicals cannot be removed from the drinking water. These mainly comprise medicines, various cleaners or cosmetics. These...
An old practice of weed-disposal by using fire is once again back in fashion in some regions, especially among organic farmers. The advantage of this method is that soil and crops are not contaminated with hazardous herbicides. The weed...