Chronicles of HOME – by Marie Laurent

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Planet Earth has existed for 4.47 billion years. Since its creation she has been constantly evolving to find the perfect balance for each element to have its place and have a role to play. The motors of terrestrial life are water and air. These elements are the building blocks of life. As air condenses, it […]

Invasive Species

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By Elyas Harris, Biodiversity has been modeled and defined by different geographic and climatic circumstances. These circumstances have triggered special adaptations best described by the theory of evolution which in turn gave way to different ecosystems across the world. However, modern technology has made it possible for humans to reach every part of the world, […]

Anthropogenic Underwater Noise

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by Elyas Harris. Sound waves can travel underwater. Man made sound waves or noise can have a significant impact on the marine mammal life underwater. The noise can disturb the migration patterns of the mammals as well as stheir reproductive patterns and hunting habits. Noise pollution from ships and drilling for natural resources can be […]

The UN HLPF 2018: Reviewing Progress towards Global Sustainable Development

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The High-level Political Forum, United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, provides for the full and effective participation of all States Members of the United Nations and States members of specialized agencies. “The 2030 Agenda is our roadmap and its goals and […]

The Amazon is under threat

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By Elyas Harris, The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical forest in the world, a vast and humid area where thousands of species of mammals, fish and insects that in many cases are yet to be identified. Being the largest rainforest in the world it is also subject to the largest deforestation, where football fields […]

Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trade

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By Elyas Harris. Poaching is described as illegal hunting, or hunting without the approval of the land owner. Commercial poaching has become an environmental threat because poachers come into wildlife reserves and kill mass amount of endangered animals. The animals poachers value the most are the rhinoceros and the elephant, both endangered species. Pangolins are the […]