Environmentally constructive tree planting
By: Marlene Affeld - 474941
Trees are not just a key to the natural ecosystem, they are an essential part of our life experience. From majestic individual trees that have historic significance or that are simply beautiful, to a quiet grove of greenery we seek for solitude, trees enrich our...
What causes the most forest fires in the western U. S.?
By: Marlene Affeld - 474941
1910 Forest Fire - A Glimpse Within The Gates Of HadesThe 1910 Fire was the largest forest fire in American history, perhaps in the history of the world. Now, almost one hundred years later, the blackened ghosts of giant cedars stand in silent witness to...
Forest Thinning and Forest Fires
By: Kyle Turner
The thinning of forested ecosystems by anthropogenic means for both ecosystem "health" and public safety is not as essential as some may propose. Forest thinning is one of many essential tools for proper forest management. From an ecological standpoint forest thinning can achieve specific forest...
Ideas for environmental control of schistosomiasis
By: Alison Bowler
Schistosomiasis is an infection of humans caused by a parasitic trematode worm. There are three main species causing the infection. Schistosoma haematobium is endemic to Africa and the Middle East. Schistosoma mansonii occurs in the Caribbean, South America, Africa and the Middle East. Schistosoma japonicum...
Energy-saving tips
By: Daniel J. Gansle
With all the talk of going green these days, saving energy actually goes beyond the home. From a broader perspective, saving energy means using less gasoline; flying less often; and using compact fluorescent lighting (CFL) in your office.We want to save energy for many...
By: Kevin Wijaya
Since the 1900, the temperature of the earth has risen by about 0.7C. (Nggieng, Global warming Apa dan Mengapa) This rising is significant as it affects the polar ice cap and can cause the sea level to rise. The direct victim from this problem...
Solution for the energy crisis: Solar power
By: Rick Badman
Most of the energy we use is because of the sun in one way or another. Geothermal and nuclear power are exceptions. But if we want to have energy independence, solar energy is a vital component.Solar energy is more than solar panels on a...
By: Alex Cull
In Europe, until about the end of the 13th century AD, the climate appears to have been consistently mild and warm. Harvests were good, and in Britain and Scandinavia, farmers were able to cultivate land at altitudes where they cannot today. However, by the early...
By: K Lochery
Life - one big circle. You are born, you go to school, you get a job, you get married, you start a family, you retire from work, you die.How boring! Have you ever wanted to screw the circle of life and do things a...
Why are wildfires so prevelant in California?
By: Janet Grischy
After a fire in the California chaparral, the cycle of life continues. Some plants, like chamise, sprout quickly from their low crowns. Others, like the twisted Bishop pine, spread their seeds on land now free from competition. From a human point of view, the land...

 

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