By: Mark English
"Should Energy Conservation Methods be Practiced by Everyone?" If we stop and take a look at the planet we call home, we will see that the Earth gives us the very air we need to breathe that no other planet in our solar system...
By: Kallie Szczepanski
Sometimes it takes an outsider to really look at something, to see it with new eyes and a new understanding. Australian ecology professor Tim Flannery, in his book "The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and its Peoples," shows us an entirely...
By: Ian Loft
The likelihood of human survival on this planet without vegetation is nil. This is because of the symbiotic relationship between vegetation, our atmosphere and each living organism that derives nutrients from vegetation. This in turn provides food for insects; insects become the food supply for...
By: SAbshier
Ethanol vs. Dust Bowl Unacceptably high oil prices coupled with anxiety over global warming and a renewed inter in carbohydrate fuels (ethanol, alcohol) is propelling the United States toward a policy of a mandated ethanol economy. This is not the first time that carbohydrate fuels...
By: Stuart Smith - 377122
Ethanol is not the answer we all hoped that it would be in our newly founded fuel-crazy' American world. In fact, Ethanol may be the worst thing that could have happed to the American economy in the last decade.Ethanol is a fuel source derived...
By: Kallie Szczepanski
It's hard to beat the taste of a moist, delicious salmon steak or fillet. Baked, grilled, or barbequed, salmon is absolutely scrumptious! In addition, salmon in its natural state is high in protein and full of omega-3 fatty acids, making it healthy for human hearts...
By: Anne StClair
Biomes are major communities of living things, and they are classified according to the type of vegetation, and adaptations animals and plants have made to their environments.There are many types of biomes, but they occur in seven basic groupings: Forest Grassland Tundra DesertThere are...
What caused the Little Ice Age?
By: Rex Trulove
First, we need to define what the little ice age was, and when it was. Keep in mind that it is very difficult to say when it started or when it ended, however we do have enough knowledge to approximate this.Sometime around the middle...
By: Anne StClair
The little ice age is the name given to the global cool period that lasted between approximately 1350 and 1850. Exact dates are uncertain, and vary from place to place (and from scientist to scientist!). They are estimated from historical records, tree rings, economic...
By: G. Lee
Every year, millions of tons of garbage waste goes straight to the drains or the landfills. Our throwaway society is one of the clearest signs of Earth exploitation. This is due to the general assumption that we have an endless supply of resources that allows...

 

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