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Environmental science is, without a doubt, one of the most important fields people need to get acquainted with today.

The Importance Of Environmental Studies

Global warming, air and water pollution, violent displays of nature in forms of hurricanes, tsunamis, and droughts, and extinction of species - all of these problems threaten our lives every year and every day. That is why science-based evidence that documents the changes human actions have on this planet need to be present in the academic world. 

June 16, 2020 21:00

Forrest mushrooms; Shutterstock

Where Do Mushrooms Grow?

Where mushrooms grow can be dependent on whether they are decomposers of dead organic material, or have a symbiotic relationship with the root system nearby living plants.

June 11, 2020 16:00

Two elk calves emerge from the forest and drink from a forest lake in Banff National Park, Alberta. Image credit: Chase Dekker/Shutterstock.com

10 Animals That Live In Coniferous Forests

A variety of mammals and invertebrates, from wolves and bears to large cats, moose, elk, porcupines, deer, squirrels, birds, insects, and snakes are all known to reside in coniferous forest zones.

June 11, 2020 05:00

Mount Inakhpak, Chukotka, Russia.

What Are Vegetation Patterns?

The vegetation of our world is divided into vegetation regions. These regions are characterized by distinct types of weather, plants, and soil, and are, in turn, divided into several types such as forest, grassland, tundra, desert, and ice sheet.

June 4, 2020 13:00

When people think about engaging in any kind of activity, the idea of its sustainability is always present, lurking in the background, and raising alarms when something does not seem right.

What Are The Benefits Of Sustainability?

How is the idea of sustainability connected with problems that happen with Earth's climate system? Well, our home is one big ecosystem: one that supports biodiversity.

June 2, 2020 22:00

Amazing sunset at savannah plains in Tsavo East National Park, Kenya

5 Major Types Of Vegetation In The World

Vegetation we can find on planet Earth is, at least by our preconceptions of difference, rather diverse. Specific areas that are home to different plants and animal species come in five different forms.

June 1, 2020 21:00

Elephants are highly intelligent animals. Image credit: Krivinis/Shutterstock.com

10 Of The Smartest Animals In The Wild

It is estimated there are about 8.7 million animal species alive on Earth today, but we have identified just 1.2 million to date. Here is a look at ten animals currently considered to be quite intelligent.  

June 1, 2020 06:00

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