A World Environment Day Lowdown

Did you know that every year people gather to celebrate World Environment Day? And that it has been going on since 1974 when it was first carried out in Spokane in the United States? But what is World Environment Day…

A Brief History of Ecology (with timeline)

history of ecology

It might be a surprise to you but ecology is a relatively new discipline and while there were a few developments before the 20th century, this science has only really been considered “important” in the last 50 years or so.…

A Short History Of The Peace Sign

It is one of the most recognized icons the world over but where, exactly, did the peace sign come from? The story begins in the Second World War and even then, it does so without the peace sign, because it’s…