How has technology been used to better enhance agriculture?

Technology has improved medicine and healthcare significantly in the past 50 years. The field of agriculture has also been greatly affected by the vast developments in technology. Here are just a few of the ways technology has changed farming.  Livestock and genetic breeding is not a new practice. Animals have been domesticated for more than [...]

Microorganisms and Climate Change

Human activities and their effects on the climate and environment cause unprecedented animal and plant extinctions, endangering these forms of life, resulting in loss of biodiversity as we have seen in the past. This we know for a fact because of the amount of research that has been conducted about it. However, Microorganisms haven't been [...]

Environmental Science – Water Pollution

Any harmful substance towards water quality and aquatic life is considered a pollutant. They can be diseases, carriers, inorganic chemicals, sediments, radioactive chemicals, heat, or feces. There are multiple ways to measure water quality, especially the water quality index (WQI) that compiles several different measurements. Biological oxygen demand (BOD) is the amount of dissolved oxygen [...]