Wild Earth

August 17, 2022 Wild Earth 

Facts About Endangered Animals

Overview  We can close our eyes to the fact that there are endangered species and this can affect our whole wildlife cycle. If we dig deep into the facts about endangered species, they are endangered because of human behavior. For instance, if we do not eat some specific animals they can go extinct for some […]

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July 18, 2022 Wild Earth 

Wild Places

Biomes, or ecosystems, are large regions of the planet with shared characteristics such as climate, soils, plants and animals. Climate is an important factor that shapes the nature of an ecosystem, as well as precipitation, humidity, elevation, topography and latitude. The five major biomes include aquatic, desert, forest, grassland and tundra biomes. Each biome also […]

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July 16, 2022 Advocate Wild Earth 

Impacts Of Coal Mining

Coal is our most abundant “fossil fuel”. China is now the chief coal producer, followed by the United States. Other major coal producers are Australia and India. Five countries – China, the United States, India, Japan and Russia – account for more than 75% of worldwide coal consumption. The US has more coal than the […]

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July 16, 2022 Advocate Wild Earth 

Logging: Cutting Down Wildlife Habitats

Forests are vital for the health and well-being of humans, wildlife, and the Earth. They provide habitat for about two-thirds of all land-dwelling animals and plants. Around the world, these critical ecosystems are being ripped apart as a result of a booming demand for furniture, flooring, lumber, and other building materials. Trees are used to […]

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July 16, 2022 Advocate Wild Earth 

Litter Hurts Critters

Humans dispose of trillions of tons of garbage every year. The average person in a developed country produces about 2.6 pounds of garbage every single day. Landfills take in most of this garbage, while a substantial amount of litter finds its way into the natural environment. Tens of thousands of cans and bottles are thrown […]

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July 16, 2022 Advocate Wild Earth 

Destructive Dams

Rivers are essential to the health of the Earth. They are among the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Rivers can be degraded by many human activities, including pollution, channelization and watershed destruction – but dams have the greatest impacts. Dams are barriers that hold back water and raise the water level, resulting in a […]

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July 16, 2022 Wild Earth 

Extinction Crisis

It’s a dreadful reality. We are going through our sixth period of plant and animal mass extinction, the sixth to happen in the last 500 million years. The current wave is considered to be the worst series of species elimination since the dinosaurs disappeared 65 million years ago. Granted, extinction is a phenomenon that occurs […]

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July 16, 2022 Advocate Wild Earth 

Hunting Wildlife To Extinction

In just the past 40 years, nearly 52 percent of the planet’s wildlife species have been eliminated. The leading cause of these shocking declines is irresponsible and unethical human activities. In addition to the devastating consequences of deforestation, animal agriculture, development, and environmental pollution, the wildlife trade is playing a major role in species extinction.  […]

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July 16, 2022 Advocate Wild Earth 

Aquatic Habitats

The aquatic biome includes habitats around the world dominated by water. Aquatic ecosystems are divided into two main groups based on their salinity—freshwater habitats and marine habitats. ●  Freshwater habitats are aquatic habitats with low levels of salt, less than one percent.  They include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, swamps, wetlands, bogs and lagoons. ●  Marine […]

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July 16, 2022 Advocate Wild Earth 

Why Habitats Matter

A habitat consists of the ecosystem or environment in which an animal, plant or other living organism has lived and evolved over a considerable period of time. A habitat provides all the necessary ingredients they need to survive – food, water, shelter, the right temperatures, resources to ward off possible predators, and the right environs […]

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