The world’s forests, which now occupy 30% of the earth’s land surface, are an extremely significant resource, storing vast amounts of carbon, aiding in the purification of water and air, preserving natural biodiversity, and providing livelihoods for millions of people. Despite their critical importance, forests are under attack on a global scale, with the equivalent of 30 soccer fields disappearing every minute.Continue reading “The Value of Forestry [Infographic]”
Scientific studies have linked the use of pesticides containing the chemical thiamethoxam to the falling numbers of honeybees, wild bees and other animals which pollinate plants.
Insects play a vital role in the food chain – with around a third of the food we eat relying on pollination mainly by bees.Continue reading “Primary Threats to Bees + 10 ways to save them [Visuals]”
From severe storms to critical droughts, extreme weather changes caused by climate change are seriously impacting the planet. One upcoming event which has a significant impact on the environment is the fast-spending fuelled event that is Black Friday. Deliveries from Black Friday alone produce 429,000 tonnes of carbon and garden experts Primrose found that you would need to plant seven million trees to offset the effect of the day’s emissions.
Primrose have imagined what five famous gardens could look like in the future as a result of the climate crisis. By using scientific research revealing the extreme weather targeting environments in five different countries, they’ve created interactive graphics to show what could happen to the world’s most sacred gardens if we don’t act.Continue reading “How Climate Crisis could impact 5 Famous Gardens around the World”
While it may not be the first activity you consider exercise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gardening does in fact qualify as exercise. Not only does gardening impact our physical health, but it supports our mental health as well. Here are just a few of the many benefits gardening has on our health.Continue reading “How Gardening Benefits your Mind and Body [Visual]”
When you find pests in your home or backyard, it can be tempting to call your local pest control company. However harsh pesticides can often do more harm than good. To help homeowners use effective yet eco-friendly pest removal, hippo created an in-depth guide on how to get rid of pests safely.Continue reading “Eco-Friendly Pest Removals Ideas [Visual]”