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There are many ways to save money on electricity and power costs. Following are just a few ideas to help cut the cost of your power bill and save money. 1. Set your water heater to the lowest setting. Turning the water heater to a...
By: Jason Todd
Ground water is one of the United State's most important natural recourses. Approximately 40 percent of the water used by the public come from ground water, and 30 to 40 percent of agricultural water in the United States is supplied by ground water. The Ogallala...
By: Katherine Cure
I guess the question is: are humans at fault? Or rather, is it the normal course of the Earth's life (as any life for that matter) to exhibit change?The first view, is to me rather anthropocentric. Yes, we are the top predators, the moulders...
Solution for the energy crisis: Solar power
By: Effie Moore Salem
Solar energy is the energy of choice and although it has been a long way getting to where it is practical, the latest information shows it to be slowly becoming more affordable. At least this is the mid-2008 report. The cost of solar energy is...
By: Keith Smitherman
There are a myriad of environmental and conservation organizations that one can volunteer to work for or donate money. Every state in this country has an organization that is dedicated to land conservancy. To find your local environmental group, do an Internet search or visit...
By: Sara Gad
From a chemistry student's point of view, the use of ethanol does not seem as practical an idea when the chemistry is considered. The equation for the combustion of ethanol is such CH3CH2OH + 3O2 = 2CO2 + 3H2O.This process still produces carbon dioxide...
By: Angela La Fon
"Oh, beautiful for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain, for purple mountain majesty above the fruited plain" The song America the Beautiful was written by Katherine Lee Bates in 1893. She was inspired by the beauty of America while standing on Pike's Peak in...
By: Sangay Glass
There are numerous government and private agencies that are in place to protect and oversee our natural resources and valued species. As citizens we need to realize the role we play in conservation and how we can help these agencies do their best.MAKE RESPONSIBLE...
By: Eric Madrid
Bees, Allergies and Genetically Modified Food-Over the last few years, scientists have begun noticing that the bee population has been dwindling. The term used to describe this is CCD, or Colony Collaps Disorder. The reason for CCD is not known for certain, but many theories...
By: JQ Adams
If you live anywhere in the great plains, chances are you have more wind than you know what to do with. Instead of letting all of that potential energy go to waste, you might consider installing your very own wind-turbine. Now that's going green!For...

 

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