There are around 3 trillion trees that dot the landscapes of Earth – approximately 420 trees per person – as stated by research led by Yale University posted in the journal Nature.
Deforestation is the act of destroying forests in order to create space on the land available for other uses. About 18 million acres ( 7.3 million hectares ) of trees are cut down each year, stated the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization ( or FAO for short ).
There are currently over 7 billion humans inhabiting the earth, and that value is increasing exponentially. So, that is a lot of people wondering, including us, how many people can the planet sustain?
Hey folks! Earth Day is an annual event, on which day events worldwide are held to show support for environmental preservation. It originated in the 1970s, and is now coordinated all over the planet by the Earth Day Network, and people honor it in more than 193 countries every year.
Unlike all the planets in our solar system, Earth’s surface is about 70% liquid water, which while favorable for life, is also kind of weird, because all we know about how and when our planet was created says Earth’s surface should be dry as a bone. So, where did water come from?
We live in the “Goldilocks Zone” a location of the solar system, where it’s not too hot that all the water evaporates and also not too cold where it freezes solid. The thing is that, unless you are an astronaut that is, that big spherical rock will be your home for …