Category Archives: Biodiversity

Our impact on the Earth

Here’s an impressive and rather scary visual of our impact on the earth, via the World Economic Forum.

Mangrove forests protect against tsunamis

The tsunami in 2004 demonstrated that land protected by mangrove forests suffered far less damage than areas felled for resorts and farming.Mangrove_Peyri_Herrera_Flickr2

2015 predicted to be disastrous for corals

The unique biodiversity within coral reefs support the livelihoods of over a billion people, but 2015 is predicted to be disastrous for corals.