Why estuaries might be endangered
By: Patricia Jankowski
Estuaries are found in coastal environments around the world. They are partially enclosed bodies of water that are open to the sea, often forming at the tidal mouth of a river. Usually, they contain what is known as “brackish” water, a combination of salt...
By: Virginia Gaces
Estuaries are bodies of water where the ocean’s salinity mixes with the rivers’ freshwater. These bodies of water provide an excellent environment for various types of water creatures, plants and other organisms to thrive in. The estuaries could differ in their stratification depending on...
By: Retha Boswell
Glacial erosion is when soil or rocks are worn down or moved by a glacier, creating many impressive and unique landscape features. Glaciers are bodies of ice that originate in mountains and tend to move slowly downhill. This downhill movement is a significant way in...
Exploring claims that many scientists do not believe in climate change
By: Christyl Rivers
Climate Science has been under siege for more than two decades now. But what is the source of this relentless claim that scientists, primarily climatologists, are wrong about the climate crisis? Claims are made daily that many other scientists dispute that the climate has gotten...
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Erosion occurs when elements, such as water flow or wind remove small particles of soil or rock from the surface of the Earth. These small particles are carried away and deposited in another location, leaving a degraded land, affecting agricultural production, due to the loss...
Explaining carbon "foot-prints"
By: Christyl Rivers
It is not hard to calculate a carbon footprint. Basically, the footprint is the amount of excess carbon anyone consumes and thereby adds to greenhouse warming of the planet. It can be calculated through many sites such as Nature Conservancy and World Wildlife Federation. Living...
Small steps to make a huge impact on the environment
By: Christyl Rivers
Doing little things makes a big difference. Here are just a few fast ideas to get started: Don't drive when there is any other alternative. Use the off switch and go outside. Get out of debt. Take more time for connecting face to face in...
The circle of life
By: Christyl Rivers
For every living being, from a bacteria, to a Blue whale, life begins at birth, grows with food, reproduces at maturity, and dies to become nutrients for the whole from which it came. This is called The Circle of Life. Elton John sang about it...
How diversified farming systems can benefit the environment
By: Colette Georgii
Diversified farming systems is a method of farming that incorporates all farming methods that are sustainable. The purpose of diversified farming systems is to build a farming system that is inclusive and addresses the global needs of all people and ecologically sustains all species from...
By: Christyl Rivers
Diversity is a word that is central to sustainability. Nature's solution to create abundance has diversity at the core. Diversified farm systems, DFS, offer several different trends in diversity. In many cases it is simply reintroduction of farming wisdom that has worked for thousands of...

 

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