By John Platt on November 10, 2008
What’s the best way to get rid of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere? Two scientists from Columbia University say a rock may be the solution we’re looking for.
By LiveOAK Staff on September 3, 2008
These maps from Worldmapper depict each countries size based on their relative impact in a certain area. The map above shows each countries “Ecological Footprint” which is a measure of the area/resources needed to support each countries population. Clearly the United States, China and India have the largest ecological footprints, but considering how large the [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on August 8, 2008
There is currently an island of trash floating in the pacific and we’re not talking about Spiral Island (that’s in the Caribbean). We are talking about the massive amounts of garbage that have collected in the Northern Pacific Gyre that create a garbage patch the size of Texas! What can we do about such massive [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on June 4, 2008
All around the world 8 million tons of waste reach the sea every day. All this refuse is generated by human activity. This non-recyclable rubbish is thrown into the toilet, onto the streets, into gullies, onto the sand and into the sea, turning it into a tangible destroyer of marine life. But you can stop this from happening.