Soil erosion is one of the biggest land degradation issues plaguing the current world. I’ve touched on this topic in the land degradation series. However, a recap is warranted: Today, we are losing 30-40% of the world’s arable soil due to erosion every year, according to FOA. That […]
When you are staring at 60% of the coral reefs being bleached, and a 40% loss in coral reefs all over the world, as a scientist, you cannot just sit there and take it. Tens of scientists all around the world are working tirelessly to ensure that the […]
Have you ever wondered why floodplains host such a variety of life? Why fishes tend to congregate in estuaries for spawning? Why humans have thrived for so long along floodplains? In nature ecosystems transition from one to another gradually or abruptly. These transition zones are extremely important from an ecological […]
(A guest post by Nidhi Singh. Check out her blog, The Brown Little Sparrow!) John Muir an author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States, said that the clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness. And I am sure most of you […]
Species interactions can lead to competition or coexistence in an ecosystem. Find out how nature decides whether organisms compete and die, or comply and survive in this post.
Is it enough to suggest mitigation measures and let things be? Of course not! That will be like asking a kid not to touch the remote and then leaving the kid in the house to go shopping! The final step of the Environmental Impact Assessment is the longest […]
The mitigation hierarchy consists of 5 steps that an EIA team can take to successfully mitigate environmental impacts in the project site.