Nature and its ecosystems provide a range of services to humans, many of which are of fundamental importance for our well-being, health, livelihoods and survival. The services that nature provides are called by scientists “ecosystem services”. Ecosystems services include, among others: Provisioning services: food, water, air, raw material, genetic resources, medicinal resources, ornamental resources Regulating services: […]Read More THE VALUE OF NATURE
Microplastics (<5 mm in their longer dimension) have become ubiquitous within our aquatic environments and are understood to be the most abundant type of plastic in the ocean. Microplastics have been found almost everywhere scientists have sampled; from near-shore environments to the open ocean, within sediments of estuaries and deep sea waters and in freshwater […]Read More PLASTIC MICROBEADS: MAKE A RESPONSIBLE CHOICE WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE.