What are the Main Drivers of Biodiversity Loss?
As the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) unfolds in Montreal, this a great opportunity to dive deep into the issue of biodiversity loss, and understand its impact on the economy, and the need to take action. This article will constitute the first of a two-part series that will be doing […]
The Issue of Eutrophication: A Case Study of Lake Erie
Have you ever encountered a green water body with an abundance of algae floating on the surface? That is a significant symptom of eutrophication. An increasing number of lakes and water bodies look like this globally, including some of our most crucial bodies of water. What is Eutrophication? Eutrophication is […]
What is Carbon Accounting and Why is it Important?
Global surface temperatures have warmed 1.1°C since pre-industrial times, mainly due to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Scientists suggest that this global warming exacerbates several issues such as water scarcity, food shortages, extreme weather events, biodiversity loss, and so much more. The only way to limit global warming and its impacts is […]
Rethinking Agriculture: Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a combination of techniques to identify, control, prevent and manage pests and the damage they can do in a way that doesn’t rely primarily on pesticides, but only uses them as a last resort if absolutely necessary. IPM is relatively easy to use and can […]