By: Phillip Ellis - 361472
A rubbis British story!I, like most of you, recycle. Not everyone does, it is optional at the moment. We can let the likes of students off from not putting anything in the bin, liberally sprinkling it around their rented house and garden instead, because...
By: Ogo A. Bellard
Large scale human powered Biogas production: A solution whose time has arrived The average human body produces .696 kilograms of solid waste every day, that's 248 kilograms a year and 18,626 kilograms a lifetime (75). The city of Johannesburg in South Africa was home...
By: Briar Miller
Does the evolution of animals really affect planet Earth? Our current concern about climate change certainly seems to suggest so. According to latest figures, global warming is increasing exponentially as a result of our production of excess greenhouse gases, particularly by burning fossil fuels. The...
By: Daniel J. Gansle
Soon after moving to Dallas some years ago, it didn't take me long to discover what the locals refer to as the "hot Texas sun." Coming from the East Coast, the land of shade trees, cool mountain highs, and deciduous forests, I had nary...
By: George Ivanov
Life is all-encompassing, mysterious, as its intricacies, history and variety are staggering and mind-numbing. How has the evolution of life impacted Earth? At first, the question is better asked in reverse; how has the Earth impacted the evolution of life?The answer lies in ancient...
By: Mo Siddiq
The evolution of animals, or, better put, the evolution of life has had a profound influence on our planet. This relationship between life and planet is often viewed as one-sidedthe Earth has gone through change and that has influenced life. While there is no denying...
By: Robert Williscroft
Where does usable energy on this planet come from? Three sources, actually. As our planet compressed during its formative stages it generated a lot of heat that is now stored inside the earth. We see evidence of this as not very useful volcanoes, and as...
By: Jason Hernandez
This question is rather too simple. It only raises additional questions needed for clarification, such as, is this logging managed sustainably or not? Does the term "rain forest" include tropical hardwood plantations, or only wild rain forests?About a hundred years ago, the United States...
How construction and the built environment can both benefit and harm the natural environment
By: Jason Hernandez
In these days of ever-expanding suburban sprawl, it might seem that construction would only harm the natural environment. However, as usual, there is another side to the story. While it is true that a large warehouse-type structure or paved parking lot, by its sheer extent...
Forest Thinning is Essential for Keeping Forests Healthy and People Safe
By: Zach Bigalke
Forest have managed for millennia to regulate their own growth, free from the intervention of humans. Forest thinning is a relatively new concept in the history of our planet... and it is inessential for the health of the forests. Thinning is merely a practice intended...

 

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