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Astronauts find living organisms clinging to the International Space Station, and aren’t sure how they got there

During a spacewalk intended to clean the International Space Station, Russian astronauts took samples from the exterior of the station for a routine analysis. The results of the experiment were quite surprising. Astronauts expected to find nothing more than contaminants created by the engines of incoming and outgoing spacecraft, but instead found that living organisms were clinging…
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How Styrofoam is Bad for the Environment

Although many people have heard Styrofoam does detrimental things to the planet, very few people actually understand how Styrofoam harms the environment. Learning about the impact Styrofoam has on the planet will help you find ways to help minimize the damage caused by this material. Problems with Styrofoam Styrofoam has become such an accepted everyday…
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30 Top Environmental Concerns

From water pollution to global warming, environmental issues affect every person, animal, community, and nation on the planet. As increasing evidence supports the devastating effect humans have on the environment, more people are taking steps to protect the environment and educate others about environmental problems by looking at the top 30 environmental concerns. Top 5…
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How Do Humans Affect the Environment?

It's interesting to note that modern humans have been around for a very long time and lived for much of it without causing much irreparable damage to the environment. However, over exploitation and pollution have started affecting the environment negatively over the last few centuries. Population Explosion An increase in population makes excessive demands on…
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