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A Biome of Ice and Fire: Why is Karukinka Park in Tierra del Fuego an Oasis for Biodiversity?
Three hundred thousand hectares of land at the world's end are home to alpine meadows, peat bogs (wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation), numerous river valleys, ancient forests, and incredibly diverse wildlife. Karukinka Park, located on the Isla Grande of Tierra del Fuego in Chile, showcases precious elements that make our world sublime.
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Discover how Eywa found new life at a reserve in Peru
Is it a bird I hear? No, it is not. That is the sound that little Eywa makes when she is hungry, and her caretaker Dylan shows her where the new yummy plant is. But tapirs as young as her can’t eat anything and require very special care, particularly those who have lost their family. Discover how Eywa found new life at a reserve in Peru
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All you need to know about ecosystem restoration
By 2050, 95% of our planet’s land will be degraded. But we don’t have to wait until 2050 to see the damage: 4.7 million hectares of forests are lost each year. This is about the size of Finland in northern Europe (4.5 million hectares) and bigger than Montana in the US (3.9 million hectares).
Carbon footprint: An essential guide to taking care of our planet
There’s a podium not to be so proud about: the carbon footprint podium. The United States took one of the first places with an average of 16 tons per person, one of the highest rates on the entire planet—China holds the first place and the U.S. the second one. The average footprint worldwide is closer to 4 tons.
Deforestation: Explore the causes, effects, and what we can do about it
More than 4 billion hectares of our planet are covered by forests - that’s around 30% of it. As you can imagine, forests are kind of an important global resource.
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What can we do about the climate crisis?
“The climate crisis is both the easiest and the hardest issue we have ever faced,” says Greta Thunberg. For us, it’s the easiest because we can take action and change things in our daily routine. And it’s the hardest because sometimes changing them is not that easy because it’s mainly about changing our mindset. So let’s start from the beginning: What can we do to stop the climate crisis?
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ARBIO Perú: a rainforest guardian in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest
ARBIO Perú is a women-led organization whose goal is to protect and preserve 916 hectares of the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest.
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Why do we talk about the climate crisis?
In this article, we’ll explore the keys to understanding what the climate crisis we’re living in is about. We’ll check out what it means, its causes and its effects. Stay tuned to see if we can still win the battle against it!
Greenhouse effect and global warming: A toxic relationship
The greenhouse effect and global warming are strongly interrelated because greenhouse gases are responsible for the rise of our planet’s temperature.
Learn about the ten natural and human causes of global warming
Our planet has never been warmer since the beginning of civilization. Since 2015, we have experienced the 5 hottest years on record. As climate change continues to be a reality, our present — and future — appear to be getting worse.
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