Unpleasant though the cockroaches are, biologists say they are essential of the earth’s critical ecosystem.
The three tangibles seen that could cause collapse of the ecosystem as early as this century include climate change, population growth and environmental destruction, scientists warned in the journal Nature.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said that pressures on Earth’s ecosystem are so great that future generations could be doomed to falling living standards, as it assessed a report looking halfway of this millennium.
The Antarctic Ocean Alliance said waters surrounding the remote frozen continent were facing increased exploitation as fish stocks elsewhere in the world continue to decline.
Commercial and residential lawns cover about 40 million acres more American landscape than any traditional agricultural crop.
During the autumn, many of western Canada’s rivers are ‘alive with salmon’ as the fish return to spawn through annual migration.
The United Nations says climate change, pollution, deforestation and over hunting have led to a rapid rise in extinctions, threatening the richness of nature that underpins services such as clean air, water as well as food and health.
Environmentalists are unanimous that organic matter should be kept out of landfill, rivers and oceans. Organic wastes should be segregated from other wastes.
Based on Philippine experience, mangrove areas are fast diminishing according to the Department of Science and Technology (DoST) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Resources, Research and Development (PCARRD).
The oil spill at the Gulf of Mexico is killing marine food web where other marine creatures are dependent for food.