Chemicals found in most sunscreens have been found to be detrimental to the long term health of coral reefs across the world. By picking the right biodegradable sunscreens, consumers can do their part in protecting the environment. This infographic provides tips on picking a sunscreen that helps to protect coral reefs.
More than seven billion people consume water all over the planet. With the population going through the roof, demand for water continues to intensify. Knowing just how much water you use daily can lead to a better understanding of how much water you can save at home.
Scientists have been on the search for the elements that make up our world for a very long time, since 9000 B.C.E. to be exact. This infographic explores the timeline of when all of the elements on the Periodic Table were discovered, where they were discovered, and who made the discovery. Take a trip through time to see how the periodic table came together.
Is there any storm system more terrifying or more destructive than a hurricane? With whipping winds and torrential downpours, flood damage and flying debris, hurricanes strike fear in property owners who live in coastal regions. Now that hurricane season is upon us, check out this infographic on what you need to know to prepare for hurricane season.
Carbon dioxide emissions are one of the main challenges of our age. Climate change is becoming one of the most prominent threats to our society. This infographic from Automatic Heating shows the scale of the problem and some ways of dealing with it.
In contemporary astrology, the International Astronomical Union recognizes 88 constellations. This includes 42 that depict animals, 29 that depict inanimate objects, and 17 that depict either humans or mythogical characters. This infographic looks at all 88 of these fascinating constellations and their brightest stars.
This infographic explores the melting points, as well as the freezing points, of 80 well known elements, substances, and metal alloys. A melting, or freezing, point determines when a substance will change from a solid to a liquid state; some naturally occurring materials can require thousands of degrees worth of heat to reach such a point.
Natural gas is one of the cleanest-burning fossil fuels. Natural gas turbines produce energy with almost 90% efficiency, and with something called ‘cogeneration’ the ‘waste’ heat can be used for either heat, or, in combination with a pre-chiller, for refrigeration. Natural gas is more disaster-resistant than electrical. Most natural gas infrastructure on private or public property is in need of periodic leak checks and maintenance.
Metal is a very common material and can be found almost everywhere, but have you ever stopped to think about how metals are created? Or what they can create when mixed together? This infographic lays 20 common metal alloys out in a simple formula that breaks down the different types of metal that goes into creating each alloy.
In the clothing industry, sustainable clothing is growing in popularity both for the manufacturers and buyers. Clothing production is quite harmful to the environment with pollution, wasted material, and water consumption. This infographic by The Mountain includes everything you need to know when it comes to assisting the environment by going green with clothing production.