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…

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…

Should We Protect Sharks?

Sharks have a fierce reputation. Movies such as “Jaws” andsensationalizedshark attacks in the news and on TV shows have led the public to believe that sharks need to be feared, or even destroyed. Of the 400 or so species of sharks, however, few seek human prey. In reality, sharks have much greater reason to be afraid…

What Can You Do to Save Sea Turtles?

What Can You Do to Save Sea Turtles? Become a conscious and responsible seafood consumer by asking where and how your seafood was caught. Choose seafood caught in ways that do not harm or kill turtles. Consult sustainable seafood information networks to learn about how and where your seafood is caught. Contact your local sea turtle…

Eagles And Humans

Because of their fierce demeanor and large size, eagles have long been highly regarded as a symbol of power and grace by diverse societies around the world. Eagles have figured prominently in religion, mythology, art, literature, and other expressions of human culture. In North America, for example, the bald eagle is an important symbol 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…