Trees and our lifes

FACTS ABOUT TREES • In botany, trees are generally defined as multi-year livingplants that have a large trunk and sprout branches. Overall,there are an estimated 60,000 different species of trees.• Trees represent some of the world’s oldest species still inexistence, dating back to around 350 million years ago.Trees also live the longest out of any…

5 health benefits of interacting with nature

The beginning of June in Colorado means the beginning of camping season, boat rides, swimming, and hiking with friends and family. We all know that outdoor summer activities can bring laughter, happiness, and relaxation, but did you know that there is scientific evidence behind the joys of feeling “one with nature?” A plethora of research…

why the ocean is so important

Unless you’ve been making a superhuman effort to avoid the news recently, you’ll know that the ocean is vital to life on Earth. But why, exactly, is this the case? Here are five reasons why we need to safeguard its future. 1. It helps us breathe Phytoplankton – tiny plant-like organisms that live in the…

Protect Wild Dolphins: Admire Them from a Distance

It is against the law to feed or harass wild dolphins. For the dolphins’ sake, and for your safety, please don’t feed, swim with, or harass wild dolphins. It is illegal to feed or harass wild dolphins. We encourage you to observe them from a distance of at least 50 yards (150 feet) for the…

Health Benefits of Having Fresh Flowers and Plants in Your Home

A Bouquet A Day… Health Benefits of Having Fresh Flowers and Plants in Your Home When doing your weekly shopping, it’s likely that you have your list planned out, but how often does that include flowers? You may often walk straight past the florist, but have you considered the health benefits of displaying a bunch of…

Impacts of pesticides on our health

Pesticides are poisons and, unfortunately, they can harm more than just the “pests” at which they are targeted. They are toxic, and exposure to pesticides can cause a number of health effects. They are linked to a range of serious illnesses and diseases from respiratory problems to cancer. Exposure Exposure to pesticides can occur in…

Benefits of Planting Trees

Most often we plant trees to provide shade and beautify our landscapes. These are great benefits but trees also provide other less obvious benefits. Social Benefits Trees make life nicer. It has been shown that spending time among trees and green spaces reduces the amount of stress that we carry around with us in our…

Why should space creatures consider Earth?

Why should space creatures consider Earth? Maybe most people answer this question because of the invaluable resources But valuable resources like gold and diamond are rare and expensive on the Earth, and for space creatures who have the power to reach Earth, such resources are abundantly available in other galaxies You may say water, but…

Separate trash: what, why, and how?

More and more people want to help the environment, as a result of which waste separation is becoming increasingly popular. But why is waste sorting so important? In this article you read everything about waste separation and which waste bins you use best for this. What is waste separating? When you separate your waste, this…

Cigarettes BIODEGRADABILITY

CIGARETTES Cigarette filters are made from cellulose acetate, a plastic which only degrades under severe biological circumstances, such as when filters collect in sewage. In practice, cigarette butts tossed on streets and beaches do not biodegrade. Under optimal conditions, it can take at least nine months for a cigarette butt to degrade. The sun may…