We all know that Earth is the only planet in our solar system that has all the necessary conditions to support life. Water, oxygen, food, temperature, ozone layer are some of the important ones. Over millions of years, many different species of plants and animals have evolved, lived and become extinct. From microscopic organisms to mammoths and dinosaurs, there has been a wide variety that has shown its presence on the face of the earth. None of these species destroyed the mother nature.
With increasing population, environmental pollution has increased manifold in the last couple of decades. This affects human beings as well as other living things. But most vulnerable are infants and children. Environmental health risks for infants are more than adults because:
Billions of people depend on fish for their food requirement. Also, there are a lot of people for whom fishing is a source of income. With the growing population, the demand for fish is also going up. This means that on a daily basis, fish are being captured from their marine habitats. Fishing is already a multimillion-dollar industry and a thriving business for many. So, we have technology helping men dive deeper and catch more fish. But are we ‘Overfishing’? If yes, then what are the effects of overfishing?
In order to have an in-depth understanding of an ecosystem, you should first learn your basics. Though you have learnt it like several times in your lower grades, we will still start from the scratch, for the benefit of the people who slept in their science classes. What is an ecosystem? An ecosystem is a […]
Human beings form the highest point of the food chain and the ecosystem. While almost all the other components of the ecosystem are influenced by the ecosystem, human beings are the ones that influence and gain control over the ecosystem, at least for the most part of it. This is the reason why people can […]