“Butterflies are nature’s angels. They remind us what a gift it is to be alive.” Said by Robyn Nola. Did you know that worldwide, there are approximately 28,000 species. Although butterflies are beautiful to the eye, they do much more than just fly and look pretty. The very insect that you might see in your […]

When going shopping at the grocery store, do you usually pay attention to where the produce is shipped from? Most of the time, people really do not care about where their food is from. Corporate farms produce many products that people buy everyday, but at a cost. The fact is, everyday the global warming and […]

Purpose The propose of this project is to compare amphibian and reptile assemblages in the city parks of and rural localities across Pennsylvania. The main project goal is to investigate the physiology of herpetofaunal species across a gradient of urbanization in Pennsylvania. Comparing these sites will give an idea of how urbanization has altered the […]

Every animal is a part of an intricate ecosystem that includes our lands and waters. Losing even one of those parts, causes severe damage to the ecosystem. It’s necessary to ensure the survival of these ecosystems because they provide clean water, breathable air, fertile soils, climate control, and energy. There are many organizations in place […]

Urbanization that took place before 500CE had different consequences on human beings and influenced their way of living especially in regard to agriculture. The urbanization resulted to a significant number of people moving to towns especially the Athens where they hoped to get some economic empowerment. The increase in movement resulted to availability of labor […]

Urbanization has great effects on the ecosystems especially the deer population and species surrounding it. The urbanization of Springfield has included the insertion of roads, buildings, and an increase in human population. This urbanization has affected the the ecosystem as a whole and all the species living in it. One species that has seen experienced […]

Social Responsibility is the main concern of mankind throughout the decades, which started to amplify almost after World War II and the Great Depression. Today, living in twenty first century, at least three sets of drivers are related to the urgency of arising the significance of corporate social responsibility. Poverty, climate change, air and water […]

Spring should have been a good time for fishing in the network of dark, tree-lined lakes around this small Kukama Indian village in the northern Peruvian Amazon. Seasonal floodwaters that draw river fish into the lakes to spawn have traditionally meant a bonanza for fishermen here. But this year was different. ‘There are no fish […]

Coral reefs are the home of approximately one-fourth of all known marine species on earth, making it the most diverse ecosystem on the planet, all while occupying less than 1% of the ocean floor. Coral Termseefs are an ecosystem with many species, however, they are vulnerable to even the slightest environmental impact. Human activities are […]

The environment in which we live in and its natural habitat around us, is essential for life to thrive in. The ecosystem in which humans rely on, consists of air, water, soil and animals. As modern technology is advancing, we build and industrialize our society that has cause and effect on the natural part of […]

Over the years, the environment has been changing drastically. One of the biggest contributors to these environmental changes/problems is the growth in human population. Population growth can be defined as the increase in the number of individuals in a species. Human population continues to grow year by year which is due to a high birth […]

Have you ever stepped on an ant mound and got bitten by Fire Ants? Fire ants are an invasive species, which were originally from Africa. Humanity has introduced non-native species into different climates for many purposes. The fire ant, along with the quagga mussel and different kinds of fungi diseases, were accidentally introduced all over […]

Background Nonindigenous species establishment has increased with the growing frequency and magnitude of transportation networks worldwide (Rothlisberger & Lodge, 2013). Some nonindigenous species establish populations and become invasive, threatening native biodiversity and impairing ecosystem services. (Rothlisberger & Lodge, 2013). Furthermore, these ecological impacts can result in large economic and human health consequences (Rothlisberger & Lodge, […]

“Every day, up to 150 species are lost.” That is the conclusion of U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity scientists. We, as the smartest species in the world, are not treating our fellow species wisely. We dominate them and make them vanish every single hour. Humans do not realize that biodiversity is the most vital feature […]

Water pollution is an issue covering the United States that is not taken seriously. Being that water is scarce, only three percent of our country’s water is freshwater, which has to be divided by hundreds of thousands of people. Even though water is a renewable resource, pollution makes the water toxic causing it to be […]

Definition: When we hear the word extinct,the first thing that springs to mind are animals that existed millions of years ago that we have never seen,such as dinosaurs and giant sharks.so when the members or individuals of certain group die out we will say that extinction has taken place. There are two different types of […]

Throughout the years different species of animals have existed, many have come and go. Years ago there were various species. Many don’t exist anymore and some have never even been heard of. As time goes by species continue to go endangered and extinct faster and faster every time. Each year ecosystems, habitats and species are […]

We never ever understood how quick it is to receive water but we pretty much never feel how essential it is for man, animals and crops. Upcoming to the air we breathe, h2o is the most crucial thing in our lives. Human bodies, animals and crops consist of far more water than any compound, without […]

Unit 8 Essay Prompts Sorry guys that this is so late… I just had to go to slumber. Anyhow, this guidebook is to support inspire you about the essay prompts and provide a tiny information, you are going to have to do further exploration on your very own. Also, I’ll check out to convey up […]

Introduction A study of the obtainable literature reveals just how detrimental air air pollution can be to the flora and fauna that inhabit the normal environment. The primary pollutants contain tropospheric ozone and carbon monoxide from auto exhaust, the burning of diesel gasoline in combustion engines and coal ash from electric energy vegetation that results […]