Category: Environmental Infographics
The U.S. faces a “catastrophic” reduction in weather and climate data starting in 2016, resulting in less reliable weather forecasts and actionable intelligence, according to a federally-commissioned review panel. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service independent review team (IRT) – comprised of veterans of the weather, space and aerospace industries – found that NOAA has not done enough to mitigate the impacts of a weather satellite coverage gap.
This infographic details how much water is wasted by each region across England, and then draws comparisons between how many average African households this wasted water could sustain.
There’s something peaceful and breathtaking about looking up at a vast, clear sky filled with stars. Some destinations take stargazing to a new level. For example, did you know you can see may more stars during the new moon? Now imagine if you get the chance to be at one of these five locations.
Over a million people from across the world call for decision makers to keep their promises on clean water and sanitation. Check out this cool infographic from Online Masters In Public Health for more data and be one of them.
These days, people can “fill ‘er up” with a lot more than just petrol. It’s now possible to power cars with at least half a dozen alternative fuels ranging from electricity to hydrogen. This infographic breaks down and compares the leading alternative fuels with the common fossil fuels, while showing the benefits of each.
At seven billion people and counting, the population of the globe is increasing with no signs of slowing down in the near future. With an increase of a billion people over only the past fifteen years and a four and a half billion increase over the last forty-five years, it is reasonable to expect some ten billion people in the world by 2050. What can the World expect with a population of that size?
Ever heard of fly tipping? Fly tipping is the illegal deposit of waste on land, contrary to Section 33(1)(a) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.The term “fly tipping” is derived from the verb ‘tip’ (i.e., to throw out of a vehicle) and ‘on the fly’ (i.e., to casually throw away). Taxes on landfill in the UK led to illegal waste dumping, or “fly-tipping.”
With 150 different butterfly species that can be found only in the canopy layer and numerous scary animals, the rainforest is the hub of life. In this infographic, Giraffe Childcare highlights 50 facts about this place that we bet you don’t know.
We continue wasting all the non-renewable resources that Earth offers us, all without thinking about massive alternatives. But now it’s time to think and make the math. Quid Corner looks at the cost of going green globally.
George Wald said, “The only use for an atomic bomb is to keep someone else from using one.” It’s common knowledge that even with the end of the cold war, there are still enough nuclear weapons to destroy the world many times over. The folks at Grad School Hub put together the following infographic that takes a cold hard look at the grim facts surrounding the global nuclear stockpiles.
Loss of biodiversity is a result of multiple environmental issues, such as: habitat destruction, poaching, overfishing, illegal hunting and the business of capturing threatened and endangered species for export. Currently 1 out of 8 bird species are threatened with extinction and 1 out of 4 mammal species are threatened with extinction. Additionally 1 out of 4 conifer species are threatened with extinction and 1 out of 3 amphibian species are threatened with extinction.
Steel is the world’s most recycled material. Its properties remain unchanged no matter how many times the steel is recycled. This infographic has been produced to show the amazing life cycle of steel.
There are several steps you should take to protect your home if you live in a hurricane zone. From securing your windows to checking your landscape, this infographic by US Door & More has a simple checklist to follow. They also have suggestions for a hurricane survival kit.
Many people are not aware of what goes into disposing hazardous waste. In this infographic, learn what materials are considered hazardous, special requirements for labeling and transporting the waste as well as the many methods used for proper disposal.