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History and/of the environment

It belongs to our time in history to be worried about environment, climate change, ‘plastic islands’ in the oceans, extreme weather, etc. Of course, never before so many people lived on this planet, never before people used so much fossil… read more
Slash and burn agriculture in Amazonian rainforest

Sea mammals and climate change (the lesson)

Most of us rarely or never get to see sea mammals, seals, whales, dolphins etc in their natural environment. But most people like them anyway. They are extreme interesting creatures, very intelligent, social, and living in a world completely different… read more

Evolution in our time (the lesson)

Thinking of evolution people mostly think of processes of millions of years and exotic and extinct animals like dinosaurs. But evolution happens all the time, maybe even more than before. There are more and more cases showing that we humans… read more

Fight insects without poison

Insects are the largest group in the animal kingdom. They are living everywhere (except in the sea) and play important roles in all ecosystems. No wonder they are also around us – and sometimes a nuisance. There are many ways… read more

Global worming (the lesson)

Read the text ‘global worming’ and answer the questions. If possible do the experiment. 1.   Why are people worried about the CO2 in the atmosphere 2.   What are the causes of the rising of the CO2 in recent times? (give… read more