Science & Exploration

Science & Exploration

Graduation Celebration to Remember at Everest Base Camp

Members of the Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition team wore graduation robes made from trash bags and ate cake for a spontaneous commencement celebration at 17,500 feet of elevation.

Science & Exploration

What Are Ecosystem Services, and How Do They Help Our Planet?

Protecting diverse ecosystems and the natural benefits that they provide is essential to the future of life on our planet and the well-being of humanity. Those services, which are often called ecosystem services, include providing resources such as food and ...

Science & Exploration

The Global Impacts of Habitat Destruction

Despite the habitat loss that has occurred globally to date, there is still hope. Studies reveal that by protecting 50 percent of the land and ocean around the world, plant and animal species could thrive.