The Environment

Composting to save the planet

Everyday the rubbish that we throw away pollutes the earth. If it’s incinerated (burned up) it can release harmful toxins that pollute the air but if it’s dumped into a landfill or even the ocean then it pollutes our land and water. 

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10 ways you can help the environment

Do you love the ocean, the forest, the mountains, and all of the animals? A great way to show your love for the earth is by taking care of it. Even a little kid can have a big impact on the environment. Here are 10 easy ways you can help save the planet today!

Farming on Mars will be harder than your favorite sci-fi movie makes it seem

The different soil and and lack of an atmosphere on Mars will make growing and harvesting crops more difficult than it is on Earth, despite how easy it seems in movies based on the red planet.

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What is pollution?

Pollution is anything that is introduced into the environment that has the potential to negatively affect the life forms that live there including humans, animals, and plants. Most pollution comes from humans and our inventions (such as cars, airplanes, lights, plastic, factories, etc.) There are many different kinds of pollution.

How does recycling work?

Many of us are familiar with the idea of recycling. You sort your trash into sections including items that will go to the landfill and items that can be recycled. Recycling is simply trash that can be turned into new products.

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What would life on the moon be like?

Lunar bases and colonies are coming—it is inevitable—and that means there is an opportunity for you to live there.  So what skills will you need to be one of the elite off-worlders of the future?

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