Artist and scientist Jill Pelto is constructing new ways to communicate science through art, covering both positive and negative issues that depict the reality of the current ecosystem. 319 more words
Tags » Déforestation
It is hard to put the loss of forests around the world into numbers, but most experts estimate that upwards of 80,000 acres of tropical rain forest are lost daily. 186 more words
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At the outset of the 20th century, there was approximately 31 million square miles (50 million square km) of forest around the world. Today, that number has shrunk to less than 25 million square miles (40 million square km).
UK startup, BioCarbon Engineering, has developed a system of drones that can plant 100,000 trees a day to help save the environment.
BCE uses drones to plant trees by shooting biodegradable seedpods into the ground or scattering them in the air. 220 more words
Agriculture is one of the biggest drivers of deforestation. Through the cutting down of trees to make room for the intensive farming, animal lives, local people’s way of living and the planet are all at stake. 763 more words