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Habitat Rehabilitation: The Answer to Human Activity

It’s hard to find a corner of the Earth that hasn’t been disturbed by human activities. That’s bad news for those of us who seek pristine habitats to study and preserve in addition to the negative environmental impacts. But there is good news. Find out how some are trying to reverse the damage.

What are Biological Hot Spots?

In an effort to save what is left of the Earth’s biodiversity, conservation biologists have identified biodiversity hot spots, or areas that are especially rich in plant and animal species that are found no where else on the planet.

Oxygen Depletion in the Gulf of Mexico

Oxygen depletion, or hypoxia, is an environmental condition that occurs when the runoff of agricultural lands creates a region of over production of algae that takes over an area which eventually becomes void of oxygen Learn more about how this occurs and some ideas for minimizing this problem.

Protect Yourself From Lead Poisoning

Lead is a potent neurotoxin that can harm the nervous system and especially affects young children. Lead poisoning can result in palsy, partial paralysis, blindness, mental retardation and even death. Read on to learn how to protect you and your family.

Endangered Species 101

We hear a lot about endangered species in the news, but what exactly constitutes an endangered species? Find out just how endangered species are classified and more, here!