What are Wildlife Sanctuaries? Why are They Important and How Do They Help the Wildlife?

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What are Wildlife Sanctuaries? Wildlife sanctuaries are those areas where animals and plants are well-protected from external disturbances. These sanctuaries call for the complete prohibition of capturing or poaching animal habitats. Their goal is to establish a comfortable environment for the animals inhabiting the area. Several wildlife sanctuaries like the Black Beauty Ranch of Texas … Read more

List of 11 Major Global Problems of Urbanization

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What is Urbanization? Urbanization is a process by which more and more people move from rural area or countryside to an urban area such as cities, towns, and that leads to expansion and growth of cities and towns. People move to cities because they believe in achieving better economic, political, and social mileages there than … Read more

10 Striking Reasons of Environmental Degradation

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What is Environmental Degradation? Environmental degradation can be defined as a risk to which the world is exposed. It is termed as pollution. Generally, the term pollution refers to contaminated air, water, soil, besides unclean and unhygienic living areas. Such conditions cause harm to human health and damage to non-human natural world. According to Wikipedia, “Environmental … Read more

Advantages and Importance of Reforestation

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What is Reforestation? Reforestation is the consequence of deforestation which according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, is a complete clearance of trees. Deforestation is usually planned and deliberate felling of trees and the land cleared is used for activities which are not related to the forest. The act of re-growing trees in … Read more

Causes, Effects and Solutions of Marine Habitat Loss and Destruction

What is Marine Habitat Loss and Destruction? The marine habitat destruction and loss is where the marine environment or the ecological set up is unable to support life due to degradation. This is a process that is contributed by various natural and human activities. Most countries have had the opportunity to stock marine animals and … Read more

Causes and Effects of Soil Erosion

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What is Soil Erosion? Soil erosion is a process that involves the wearing away of the topsoil. The process involves the loosening of the soil particles, blowing or washing away of the soil particles, and either ends up in the valley and faraway lands or washed away to the oceans by rivers and streams. Soil … Read more

Various Causes of Plastic Pollution

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Causes of Plastic Pollution The reckless dumping of plastic waste is yet one of the environmental topics that has attracted the attention of many conservationists and nations. A 2014 report by the World Bank indicated that the municipal solid waste is doubling at an astonishing rate, much of which is categorized as single-use plastic items. … Read more

Various Causes of Light Pollution

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Various Causes of Light Pollution Light pollution is attributed to lengthened and excessive use of artificial lights or outdoor lights, such that it results in the brightening of the skies at night and changes in the natural lighting. As a consequence, it upsets the activities and natural cycles of wildlife and also affects the welfare … Read more

Primary Causes of Deforestation

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Primary Causes of Deforestation Deforestation is the state of clearing trees and vegetation cover by man for various reasons. Some of the reasons for deforestation include farming, construction, settlement, mining, or other economic purposes. In such cases, trees and vegetation cover are removed without replacement which results in land degradation and loss of the natural … Read more

Introduction to Global Climate Change

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What is Global Climate Change? There is still much confusion caused by willful or unwitting ignorance in regard to what we are going to refer to here as global climate change. In this introduction we distinguish between climate change and global warming and correlate the phenomena, real or imagined, and conclude with our own statement … Read more