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Top Three Worst Natural Disasters of the Last Century

28 October, 2019
Climate change and global warming are among the most discussed issues nowadays. One of the reasons is that more and more links between climate change and natural disasters are being discovered. In fact, because of global warming and increased temperatures,…

Ecotourism – What It Is and Why We Desperately Need It

26 October, 2019
Ecotourism is a complex concept that is growing in importance every year. There are various definitions for this concept, the most accepted being that of the World Conservation Union. According to the IUCN, ecotourism is "environmentally responsible travel to natural…

Is Global Warming Contributing to Increased Wildfire Risks?

24 October, 2019
Wildfires such as those in the Amazon Rainforest and Indonesia have made the headlines this year. The increase in numbers of wildfires is largely a consequence of human activities. Humans are trying to gain access to the wildland. Meanwhile, governments…

Indonesia – The Other Amazon Burning While No One Cares

21 October, 2019
Just under 20,000 kilometres from the Amazon, an environmental emergency similar to the one that has hit Latin America is underway - but it seems to have no place in world public opinion. These are the many fires that have…

Secret Places: The Last Unexplored Corners of the Earth

20 October, 2019
Travelling has become a common activity for people nowadays. Therefore, you may be surprised to discover that there are many secret places on the Earth, most of which are unexplored. The reasons why these places result largely unknown to us…

Everything About Coal – The Most Polluting Fossil Fuel of All

17 October, 2019
Coal is a ready-to-use fossil fuel: composed mainly of carbon, other sulphur-based minerals and traces of hydrocarbons, this material has been used as a fuel since the Industrial Revolution. From then on, given the large quantities of coal available in…

These Are the Worst Forest Fires in Europe in the Last Years

15 October, 2019
Almost every summer, Europe is hit by terrible fires. Since the turn of the millennium, the Mediterranean countries have increasingly been fighting so-called mega forest fires, which often only end when the weather conditions change or the fire runs out…

Go Inside the Amazon Rainforest with TIME Immersive App

13 October, 2019
"The lungs of the Earth are on fire". We have read that many times in recent weeks. But why is that so? Time Magazine wants to give us an understanding of the reason for the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest…

These Are the Cities with the Worst Noise Pollution

12 October, 2019
Noise pollution refers to the propagation of noise that has a damaging effect on human activities and animal lives. Cities are the most affected areas, since they are home to more people, more businesses and, as a result, have greater vitality. Addressing…

Everything You Need to Know about Light Pollution

10 October, 2019
Have you seen one of those pictures representing the map of our planet at night? Remember the wonder you felt as you admired those lights embellishing most of our cities? Once upon a time, people used to have the same…

Microplastics: Where It Is Contained and How to Avoid It

9 October, 2019
Microplastics are very small plastic particles (less than five millimeters). In general, a distinction is made between primary and secondary microplasty. Primary microplastics include plastic particles that are produced by industry for a specific purpose. These include the use in…

How Climate Change Could Affect Your Holiday Destination

4 October, 2019
There has been much talk in the past years about climate change. However, still many people have not realized how the consequences of this phenomenon are influencing our lives. More specifically, climate change has a great impact on many parts…

Bees Extinction: Why Are They So Important for the Planet?

2 October, 2019
Insects are undergoing extinction eight times faster than vertebrates. Among the endangered species are pollinators, such as bees. Most of us are familiar with the honeybees, however, they represent only a small part of the 20.000 bee species that exist.…
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