How mountain pine beetles are destroying our forests
By: Marlene Affeld - 474941
Although it is sunny, ominous black clouds lay low on the horizon. The day matches my dark mood. I am grieving. A kind neighbor, Lyle, is on his way to come to cut down and remove seven of the magnificent trees on my land. It...
The relationship between the ecosystems and pollution
By: Aj Oshobe
Pollution is one of the major contributors to extinction of species, drastic change in weather conditions and changes in the physical environment; it affects all aspect of the environment. Pollution affects species on earth and can significantly reduce their population or eradicate them. This occurs...
By: Rex Trulove
We are led to believe that the earth is warming up catastrophically. Yet the predictions made by the global warming theory are falling more and more behind what is actually happening on this planet. Recent weather trends not only bear this out, but they also...
Energy-saving tips
By: Cate Ferguson
Simple and Effective Tips to Help You Save Energy (and Money)I am sure we have all seen and heard the advertisements urging us to Reduce, Re-Use and Recycle.I am also reasonably certain that most of us just went right to the end of that...
By: Tristan Ng Kien Hann - 486309
Water pollution is defined as the contamination of water bodies such as lakes, rivers, seas and oceans and groundwater which are caused by numerous activities by human beings. Water pollution is actually a major problem that the world is facing. You cannot deny that everyone...
By: Anthony Marrical
Wow! We really need to protect the environment, conserve energy, and become energy independent. That is the mantra heard daily in some form or other. It has strong appeal to both the emotional and logical needs for protecting our environment. It also leads us to...
By: Sowmya Gali
Before I explain the importance of wetlands, it is important to understand what are wetlands. Wetlands, according to Ramsar Convention, are areas of submerged or water saturated land, both natural and artificial, permanent and temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or...
By: Paul Taylor - 489427
Common household appliances, especially older ones, can be significant energy wasters, and therefore greenhouse gas producers. These daily-use conveniences may be adding unnecessarily to your carbon footprint. Great strides have been made in the energy efficiency of household appliances due to new technologies, materials and...
How brown clouds threaten glaciers
By: Morgan Carlson
As human population increases across the world, so too does the problems associated with that growth. The most fascinating and involving change of our times is the issue of global warming; a problem clearly seen through the evidence of melting ice around the world from...
Do the benefits of salmon farming outweigh any detrimental effects?
By: Tim Bird
The salmon farming industry in North America is a highly contentious subject, provoking passionate responses from advocates and detractors alike. The issues surrounding this controversial topic are numerous and varied, and are notoriously difficult to prove. Accordingly, the question of whether the benefits of the...

 

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