Which Industries Use The Most Water

Industries That Use The Most Water

Globally, the three main sectors that make up total fresh water withdrawals are – agriculture, industry, and the municipal sector. Different countries can withdraw water in different % shares for these different sectors. Developed and high income countries tend to use more water for energy generation and industry, whilst developing and lower income countries tend … Read more

The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The Environment, Animals & Humans

Mining Effects & Problems

Mining (oil and gas, coal, and metal ore mining in particular) is a controversial sector in society. On one hand, mining provides jobs, economic boost, and valuable resources for everyday life. On the other hand, there’s concerns over environmental effects like land degradation, water pollution and air pollution, as well as the impact on wild … Read more

16 Biggest Problems For Our Oceans, Coasts & Marine Life

Biggest Problems For Our Oceans, Coasts & Marine Life

Oceans make up 71% of the earth’s total surface area, and these oceans and their wildlife are important in a number of ways for life on Earth. As one example, the ocean provides more than half of the oxygen in the atmosphere, and absorbs the most carbon from the atmosphere (protectplanetocean.org) Further to that, ocean-based … Read more

Deforestation: Causes, Sources, Rates, Effects, & Solutions

Deforestation: Causes, Sources, Effects/Problems & Solutions

Deforestation is an issue that has consequences for humans and wildlife. In this guide, we look at what deforestation is, what causes it, where it occurs the most, rates of deforestation, the effects and problems, potential solutions, and how many trees we might need on Earth. We also look into reforestation and afforestation.   Summary … Read more

Land & Soil Degradation: Types, Causes, Effects, & Solutions

Land & Soil Degradation: Types, Causes, Effects, & Solutions

Land and soil are some of the most important resources to humans on Earth. So, it’s important to learn about how they can be degraded (and conserved/protected). In this guide, we look at what land degradation is, the main types, the causes, the effects/impact, and the potential solutions to prevent it.   Summary – Land … Read more

Human Overpopulation: Causes, Effects, Problems & Solutions

Human Overpopulation: Causes, Effects, Problems & Solutions

Human overpopulation is an issue by itself, but can also be at the core of other key environmental and social issues. It makes sense – more people generally means more consumption (of food, water, natural resources etc.), more waste generated, and more environmental pollution issues.  In this guide, we discuss the causes, effects, problems and … Read more

Waste Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Waste Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Waste pollution is one of the broadest social and environmental issues. There’s many different types of waste, different ways that waste can pollute the environment, and a range of effects that waste pollution can have across society. In this guide, we summarise what waste pollution is, identify the different types of waste, and outline the … Read more

Plastic Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Plastic Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Plastic pollution mainly occurs in the ocean, and on land. However, there can be some more indirect forms of plastic pollution too. In this guide we summarise the types of plastic pollution, the causes, the sources, the effects, and potential solutions to reduce and/or stop plastic pollution.   (*Note – You can also read more … Read more

What Elon Musk Said On The Joe Rogan Experience About Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Sustainable Energy & Electric Cars

Elon Musk was on the Joe Rogan Experience today, and they covered some important topics such as Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Sustainable Energy, Electric Cars and much more. The following are some interesting paraphrased quotes from Elon Musk on the Joe Rogan Experience in September, 2018 (check the full interview for the full accuracy of these … Read more