Why Is Biodiversity Important to Ecosystems?


The biosphere, the totality of life is a. The Census of Marine Life puts the number at 8.7 Biodiversity, short for biological diversity refers to the variety of life. It is an approach that looks at the amount of life and the variety of life over an area.

Regenerative Agriculture is our only hope for saving the planet

Green Prophet

Around the world, ocean dead zones are growing at alarming rates, making entire swaths of underwater habitats uninhabitable by marine life. Ultimately, the marine life is starved of the oxygen it needs and can no longer inhabit these dead zones. . .

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Can Robots and Artificial Intelligence Save the Planet?

Green Prophet

AI and robotics can play a major role in environmental projects, such as preserving wildlife and fighting climate change, developing a better life for humans altogether. Saving the planet doesn’t only mean rebuilding the flora and fauna.

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Venomous Lionfish Set to Invade the Mediterranean – Are You Ready?

Green Prophet

A new “invasive species” of marine life may be on its way to the Mediterranean – one that is both attractive as well as unpleasant – and even poisonous. The lionfish is a voracious predator and feeds on a variety of marine life, especially crustaceans.

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For the Love of Oysters

Nature Conservancy - Science

Oysters are one of the unsung heroes of the marine world. They also act as habitat for juvenile commercial fish, forage fish and other marine life like blue crab, shrimp and rockfish. In other words, these mollusks are a marine biologist’s dream come true.

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Egypt Establishes Country’s First Dolphin Sanctuary

Green Prophet

The move, which bans any kind of vessel from entering the Fanous Reef, has been lauded by conservation groups such as the Hurghada Environmental Protection and Conservation Agency (HEPCA) – one of the few organizations committed to protecting the region’s marine life.

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For the Love of Oysters

Nature Conservancy - Science

Oysters are one of the unsung heroes of the marine world. They also act as habitat for juvenile commercial fish, forage fish and other marine life like blue crab, shrimp and rockfish. In other words, these mollusks are a marine biologist’s dream come true.

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Why Changes in Ocean Chemistry Matter

Eco Friendly Daily

What happens to the oceans matters because it supports nearly 50 percent of the life on the planet, while providing 99 percent of the globe’s habitat. To put these issues into context, it is important to understand marine environments.

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How Does Climate Change Affect Biodiversity?


But arguably the most significant effects of a warming planet and changing weather patterns will be on other living species; plants, animals, birds and marine life. First, the effects of global warming are not uniform across the planet’s surface.

Can World’s Oceans Become Extinct?

Green Prophet

As a concerned reader and defender of the planet, you may react to this statement by saying: “How can the world’s oceans become extinct? Over fishing, especially of predator fish species like bluefin tuna and numerous shark species could cause a drastic change in marine ecosystems.

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The Devastating Consequences of Wildlife Poaching


Besides, it has clear environmental implications, which illustrate how our environment is connected to our well-being and economy, as this illegal activity negatively affects ecosystems, our health and prosperity of local communities. How does poaching affect the ecosystem? marine.

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What Are the Major Threats to Biodiversity?


Life on earth is nothing, if not resilient. Trillions of species have arisen and vanished into extinction on planet earth and even following each of five mass extinctions, life has reborn and evolved to where we are today. . We cannot buy an ecosystem.

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10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags


Using these non-renewable resources to make plastic bags is very short-sighted, considering that the typical useful life of each plastic bag is about 12 minutes and that the world’s oil reserves contain enough oil to cover our needs through 2050 , as the U.S.

Why Is Family Farming Better for the Environment?


In natural ecosystems, nothing goes to waste. This allowed people benefit from resources native grasslands had to offer, and ecosystems benefit from the presence of grazing animals that help to rejuvenate vegetation. #3 6 Respect for ecosystems and support of biodiversity.

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Help the Environment by Avoiding These Single-Use Plastics


Due to our tendency of taking the easy way out, our beloved planet is taking a massive hit. Roughly 6 billion people worldwide take advantage of single-use plastics without being aware of the subsequent dangers that these wasteful habits bring into our own way of life.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Monoculture Farming


The success rate of being able to cultivate nutritious food has always affected our quality of life. Single crop farming is blamed for destroying natural defenses of lands, thus negatively affecting resilience of ecosystems. Farming is one of our oldest. occupations.

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‘Cousteau Finds Ideal Sunscreen: Protecting Both Humans and Ocean’

Green (Living) Review

While protecting fragile ecosystems, it also shields our skin from harmful rays. Reef Safe’s non-toxic to sea-life formula and biodegradeable claim is scientifically substantiated, a testimonial that no other sun care products on the market can make.

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What Causes Animals to Become Extinct?


It is not believed that a species has a definite time period that it will exist, as humans have a life expectancy. Life favors the fittest to survive. Favorable variations in a species will boost its position toward dominance in its ecosystem.

Microbial Biomass in the Oceans Weighs As Much As 240 Billion African Elephants

Eco Friendly Daily

The title of this post is just one of the comparative results drawn up by a 10 year study – Census of Marine Life. The total number of microbial form of cellular life in the deep oceans is a mind boggling one followed by 30 zeros (a nonillion).

Serious Effects of Plastic Pollution on Human Health


Marine ecosystems support oxygen production, nutrient cycles and carbon capture through photosynthesis and carbon sequestration [15]. Our oceans also play a vital role in providing water, necessary for life. Most of us grew up in an age where.

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Top 10 Environmental Stories From the Middle East (2011)

Green Prophet

Scientists have long worried that a warmer planet would melt ice and permafrost in the great white north, under which lies layer upon layer of plant debris that has not yet decomposed. Dubai Marine Life at Risk After Devastating Shark Catch.

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Powerful Ocean Advocates

Conservancy Talk

In the past 25 years, we’ve also been a major player in marine conservation, identifying the most effective approaches to strengthen and restore underwater habitats, manage fisheries and protect coastal communities around the world.

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Tackling Plastic Pollution: Facts and Solutions


Plastics currently represent about 10 percent of the total waste generated by human activity across the planet [2]. This leaves them free to pass into rivers and on out to sea, where they add yet more microscopic bulk to the plastic contamination that threatens our saltwater ecosystems.

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Interview With Environmental Filmmaker Zeina Aboul Hosn

Green Prophet

My love for nature and conservation started with a fascination with marine life. The beauty and variety of life in the seas and oceans inspired me to care about the environment and look into what humans are doing to threaten it, and what they can do to protect it.

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Sharks, Mantas, and Turtles to be protected in Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Green (Living) Review

Bupati Drs Marcus Wanma, the Regent of Raja Ampat, made this historic declaration, demonstrating leadership in marine conservation. Underwater ecotourism is a vital tool to counter the rampant exploitation of the world’s remaining sharks and bio-rich marine ecosystems.”

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Amazing “Atlas” tracks Arab world habitat destruction over time [video]

Green Prophet

Commercial and private real estate development in the United Arab Emirates threaten whales, dugongs, coral reefs and all marine life in the Arabian Gulf.

The Great Bear Rainforest vs. Big Oil - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

What I didn't expect was the mindboggling abundance of all kinds of wildlife that we have seen so far on this trip through the Great Bear Rainforest's marine ecosystem. The Green Life. Compass. « Students Powered the Vote | Main.

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Islington and Richmond top London Borough league table for good food

Green (Living) Review

London Boroughs have a highly influential role to play in ensuring that the food we eat is safe, healthy and good for farmers and the planet,” said Ben Reynolds, Director of the London Food Link network that carried out the survey [1]. “If Food for Life in schools : The Food for Life Partnership helps schools improve food quality, education and introduce food growing, with proven benefits for children’s health and educational attainment.

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David de Rothschild Talks Adventure And Plastic With Green Prophet (Exclusive)

Green Prophet

I wanted to create a compelling and pioneering adventure that would not only be informative but would capture the imagination of a global audience and empower them to act more responsibly towards our planet. I was really disturbed by the amount of marine mammals each expedition encountered.