ecosystem

  • Conservation Buzzwords Demystified

        Words tossed around nowadays by environmentalists include, of course, environment, ecology, ecosystem, sustainability, resilience, biodiversity, and global warming among others, so let’s look at a few. Our environment is everything we breathe, eat, see, hear, feel, use and touch. It’s the grass or dirt or concrete under...
  • What, exactly, is ecotourism?

        I imagine many of us, when we think of ecotourism, think of long hot boring walks through deteriorating old places, primitive conditions, lectures, perhaps museums, all fairly intimidating effort compared to luxury resorts. But the two are not incompatible, often going hand-in-hand. The dictionary definition is tourism...
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    Integrated climate change adaptation approaches in Grenada

    According to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), ocean acidification is the reduction in the pH of the ocean over an extended period of time. This is caused primarily by the uptake of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the Earth’s atmosphere. The ocean is one of the Earth’s largest...

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