Vaquita are Critically Endangered – Less Than 19 Left

The Vaquita is a species of porpoise endemic and only existing in the northern part of the Gulf of California. An adult Vaquita weighs in at about 43kg and is between 1.2 mtrs and 1.5 mtrs long. The word Vaquita is Spanish for “little cow”. The Vaquita has been …

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Asiatic Cheetah – Less Than 50 Left

The Asiatic Cheetah, also called the Persian Cheetah, is a Critically Endangered cheetah subspecies. Asiatic cheetahs are today only found in Iran. They once roamed a much larger territory ranging from the Arabian Peninsula and the Near East to the Caspian region, Kyzylkum Desert, Pakistan and India.

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Air Pollution – The Air We Breathe in Malta

Air pollution is a problem in Malta. Strange as it may seem, the majority of people have forgotten or do not understand what keeps them alive. It must be a sort of amnesia or a type of stupor. Politicians in particular, please listen up. We live because we breathe clean air, drink fresh water, eat healthy food, and have shelter from the harsher elements of nature.

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Desertification of Malta – We Can Still Turn It Around

It struck me suddenly as I was walking in the scorching sun along a dusty, plastic littered pavement. The only non-human life around was a row of orphaned bushes in a centre strip. Nowhere to hide from the scorching heat. Malta’s environment is in the process of desertification, becoming like …

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Forest Ecosystems, NOT Technology, is what we need

It is commonplace when talking about sustainability to claim that technological innovation can save the world from our actions. I do not believe that at all. Our over dependence on technology has enslaved us and is destroying forest ecosystems and the Earth’s ability to support that which all species need to survive. Technology takes us further and further away from nature. Nature is our home.

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Home – Nature is Speaking – Reese Witherspoon

I am home, I give you comfort, I shelter your family, See me for who I am, home sweet home, I am your refuge
I am the flora that supports you, The foundation that keeps you steady, The walls that give you shelter, The roof that protects you, I am your home, If you don’t take care of me, I …

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Earth Song – Love Song to the Earth

The 2015 Paris Agreement has failed. To say that its targets are under threat is a gross understatement. Not only have greenhouse gas emissions not been reduced, they have actually increased year on year since 2015. The lack of political will to act to save the planet is a betrayal of global proportions. The Earth song is more relevant than ever – forget following, it is time to lead and ACT NOW.

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Mountains – Nature is Speaking – Lee Pace

Mountains often serve as geographic features that define natural borders of countries. Their height can influence weather patterns, stalling storms that roll off the oceans and squeezing water from the clouds. The other side is often much drier.

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Trees, Nature’s Solution to Combat Global Warming

‘The restoration of trees remains among the most effective strategies for climate change mitigation.’ This is the opening line of a report called ‘The Global Tree Restoration Potential’ published in July this year in the Science journal. The study measures the cover of the forest canopy rather than the area of …

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Forest: Nature is Speaking, Shailene Woodley is Forest

One third of the Earth’s surface is covered by forest. Forests are symbolized by the colour green. There are many reasons why forests are an important feature for the environment and in our daily lives. They are fundamental life forms and provide for the continuity of the world’s biodiversity.

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