Plastics of the future

We are living in the midst of an environmental crisis. At the time of writing this article there is an estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic polluting our oceans. Much of that plastic is petroleum based. Petroleum is a fossil fuel that is destructive to the ozone layer, and is existant in only a [...]

Environmental Science – Renewable Energy

Hey everyone this is going to a be simple talk on renewable resources! Renewable resources can be replenished by the earth, and some are perpetual meaning they are never ending and we do not need to wait for them to be replenished. This is a continuation of our energy talks in environmental science. Lets get [...]

Environmental Science – Species Roles and Interactions

Hey everyone, welcome back to our environmental science series and let's get straight into our topic on species roles and interactions. A species is a group of individual organisms that share common characteristics and genes that can reproduce with one another and produce viable offspring. Examples include humans, the Bengal tiger, African lion, etc. Generalist [...]

Environmental Science – Biogeochemical cycles

Welcome back to our environmental science series! Today we will be talking about biogeochemical cycles, the biological, chemical, and geological ways chemicals move through our planet's systems and is reused/recycled. This talk is going to be more visual than textual. Understanding these cycles is important because it shows us how vital chemicals are recycled and [...]