Posts Tagged ‘ ecosystem ’

Biodiversity by Pavan Gowda

Apr 4th, 2013 | By
Biodiversity by Pavan Gowda

Author Pavan Gowda (left) at INBIO, National Biodiversity Institute, in Costa Rica. (Photo credit: P. Gowda) Biodiversity is a variety of living things that make up an ecosystem. Biodiversity keeps everything in an ecosystem balanced, and helps make sure that no one species over populates the area. For example, if there is a huge decrease
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Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Mar 26th, 2013 | By
Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Oil plays a key role in supporting modern-day life. As examples, it is used in plastics, as a fuel, for heating, and as a fertilizer;
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Plastic In Our Oceans by Abbie Barnes

Dec 13th, 2012 | By
Plastic In Our Oceans by Abbie Barnes

Plastic is a cheap and incredibly useful material that has dominated the way in which we live, work, eat and drink for 70 years. In the present time, it seems impossible to imagine a world without it, and it is easy to take this handy invention for granted. However, due to our wasteful lifestyles it
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