By: CE Wynn
Ever since the pioneers settled, agriculture has been the life blood of Australia. Even with all the new technology available, with the bigger trucks and the improved efficiency, the industry is still one the hardest to make successful. In 2008 there still are many concerns...
By: Rachel Puckett
Have you often looked at a lizard or turtle and wondered how they could possibly have babies? They aren't very affectionate looking and they don't seem to be very maternal, but like all animals reptiles do reproduce and have some interesting ways that they achieve...
By: Brandi Carpo
Reptile reproduction varies between species. Most reptiles reproduce sexually, while a few are capable of asexual reproduction. There are six families of lizard and one family of snake that are known to reproduce asexually through parthenogenesis. Depending on the species, reptiles reproduce by either laying...
By: Chris Pearce
Agriculture is a major industry in Australia, employing over 400,000 people and accounting for three per cent of gross domestic product. About 70-80 per cent of Australia's agricultural production is exported overseas. Gross farm production was $34.6 billion in 2006-07 and is estimated...
By: Robert Williscroft
If you have followed my extensive writings about the "green world," you may have gotten the impression that "environment" and "environmentalist" have very little in common.You are familiar with the word "ghetto." In today's parlance, a "ghetto" is an area of a...
By: Christopher Calder
British scientist James Lovelock, the father of the living earth Gaia theory, has stated that nuclear power is the only way to have a large human population on planet earth without causing global warming and destroying the environment. Nuclear power is the only technology that...
By: Dr. G. A. Anderson
Planting trees, or letting existing trees stand, is indeed great for the atmosphere. Putting it simply, we release CO2 (carbon dioxide) into the atmosphere, but some is absorbed by trees and other vegetation. Trees and vegetation produce oxygen and that is also released into the...
By: K. L. Hosking
Fuel For 0.90 cents per gallon.With oil and gas prices at a record high, scientists are scrambling to find ways of creating alternative fuels from renewable sources. In February 2000, a report stated that a study funded by the Department Of Energy (DOE)...
By: Chris Visco
"Conservation may be a sign of personal virtue but it is not a sufficient basis for a sound, comprehensive energy policy." DICK CHENEY APRIL 2001 This statement is typical of the ignorance surrounding the energy crisis which is upon us. Despite remarks such as...
By: Gideon Azeh
Energy source The motion of air molecule, in fact the turbulence in the air could be a huge source of energy. It's what has driven a wind turbine that has provided electrical energy in some places and wind mills in some others. This project seeks...

 

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