Tag: ecosystem

    5 “blue forests” that are vital to life on Earth
    02 Dec 2021

    When you think of a forest, chances are you picture trees rising high above you, leaves crunching underfoot. But there are some very different types of forest – in and under the water – that are just as beautiful and just as precious. While they don’t all contain trees, these so-called blue forests are essential […]

    COP26 afterward: natural forests first, says Rewilding Europe

    The first major deal from the COP 26 climate summit has seen more than 100 world leaders agree to halt deforestation by 2030. Rewilding Europe non-for-profit foundation says afterwards that we must now prioritise the natural regeneration of the forests we have left, rather than simply planting more trees. Let’s read their stories. *** Allowing […]

    How man killed all the rhinos

    Let’s get acquainted with the abstracts from the book “The Future of the Earth” by the famous American sociobiologist Edward Wilson. The whole text is a distress signal, a passionate appeal, and, at the same time, a concrete plan of action. Showing the continuous process of extinction of various species of animals, plants, invertebrates, and […]

    The cradle of Iraq’s ecosystem: Mesopotamian Marshes in desperate need of environmental protection
    05 Oct 2021

    One of Iraq’s most enchanting ecological treasures, the Mesopotamian Marshes, is under severe threat from increased environmental degradation, having endured the wrath of Saddam and now the consequences of climate change. Let’s get to know what Austin Bodetti told about Iraqi marshes in a story for the New Arab. *** Compared to the same time […]

    Living organisms form the global state of the planet

    “The daily lives of so many people pass among the dead creations of their hands that they have lost the ability to understand living creatures.” Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist, Nobel Prize winner.   Let’s continue our acquaintance with how living organisms have formed ecosystems on the planet, on the example of the steppes. I thank […]

    Water donation campaign lasts in four Iranian drought-ridden provinces

    The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) started on Tuesday a campaign for the fourth time intending to provide sustainable water in four provinces suffering from drought, IRNA reported on Tuesday. The long-standing 20-year-old drought in the region is forcing many to have to provide their water from tank trucks delivering water to the areas. The […]

    Saudi Arabia vows to protect, restore biodiversity
    13 Jul 2021

    Saudi Arabia on July 4 reiterated its commitment to preserve and restore its marine biodiversity, Arab News reports. Deputy Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Dr. Osama Faqeeha, the inaugural chairman of Global Coral Reef R&D Accelerator Platform, said Saudi Arabia is home to the Red Sea’s most resilient coral reefs it will continue to […]

    Ecosystem services: why should we pay for the nature conservation

    In a previous article, we talked about what ecosystem services are and why this concept, first presented in the 2005 document, now has an impact on the legislation of entire countries. To understand the topic better, I continue to refer to the explanations of zoologist Oleksiy Vasyliuk, the head of the Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group […]

    Mismanagement and overexploitation threaten Persian Gulf ecosystem – Iranian official

    The Persian Gulf ecosystem and biodiversity are being destroyed due to mismanagement, overexploitation, and lack of supervision, Tehran Times states. Criticizing the internal and external threat to Persian Gulf biodiversity with domestic and foreign issues, Issa Kalantari, head of the Iranian Department of Environment (DOE), said that “Persian Gulf biodiversity has been abandoned due to […]