A wetland is any place that is regularly flooded with fresh, brackish or salty water. Find out more about wetlands, their importance, and what we can do to protect them in this issue of Earth Facts.
What is recycling and why is it important? Find out more about the process and how you can recycle in this issue of Earth Facts.
Sea turtles have roamed the oceans for over 100 million years. They are reptiles – they need air to breathe, they are “cold-blooded” and they lay leathery eggs. All sea turtles have been heavily exploited by humans and all are afforded some degree of legal protection. Find ou more about sea turtles in this issue […]
Have you ever seen a whale or dolphin and wondered about them? What do they eat, do they live in Jamaica and why are they called marine mammals? This issue of Earth Facts will answer some basic questions about marine mammals.
What is a coral reef? What are the different kinds of coral reefs? How are we harming coral reefs, and what can we do to help them? Learn more in this issue of Earth Facts.
Are you confused about global warming, the greenhouse effect, sea level rise and the destruction of the ozone layer? This issue of Earth Facts seeks to give an explanation of the two different but related phenomena – global Climate Change and the destruction of the Ozone Layer.
What is an important bird area? What are their function? How are they established? What are the threats to birds? Learn more in this issue of Earth Facts.
This resource is part of the BirdSleuth curriculum developed at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in partnership with the Society for the Study and Conservation of Caribbean Birds and Community Cloudforest Conservation. Through these activities, you can connect young people to nature through birds and your local environment while building their scientific and environmental knowledge.
Why is clean air important to public health and the environment? What is air? How does air get polluted? What can we do? Find out more in this issue of Earth Facts
Have you ever wondered what makes a bird a bird, where birds came from, or why they are important? This issue of Earth Facts will answer some basic questions about birds.