Natural forest fires explained
By: Tim Bird
The science of ecology is a relatively new and constantly evolving discipline, which has dramatically changed our perception of the natural world. Unlike traditional science, which puts a magnifying glass onto small and specific areas, ecology examines the intricate connections that exist between the environment...
How brown clouds threaten the global environment
By: Kevin R Newell
The Brown Cloud Threat!Brown clouds or man made clouds are an ever increasing threat to the planet. They are huge dense clouds of man-made waste, thick in soot, chemicals and toxic waste created by our industrial burning of materials such a fossil fuels. The...
How corporate farming impacts the environment
By: Anne StClair
Corporate agriculture has numerous impacts on the environment, and while it is capable of producing food (of sorts) cheaply, it is literally costing the earth.MonoculturesAlmost all forms of corporate agriculture are monocultures that replace the thousands of species of a natural environment with just...
By: Rex Trulove
For well over a century, man has been doing everything possible to squelch and put out fires, particularly in national parks. An example is Yellowstone. For a very long time, fires were routinely put out there. Though the intentions were good, this was leading up...
How corporate farming impacts the environment
By: Christopher Morkel
These days the environment is under a very bright spotlight, from global warming to nonrenewable fuel sources such as coal. Hundreds upon thousands of articles, as well as a movie thanks to Al Gore, have been created warning us about the impending destruction of the...
By: Roxy Muhidi
Reform of the global agriculture system has become an important issue for debate and negotiations at various global conferences out of concern by world leaders on the current food security crisis in particular the overuse or misuse of chemical fertilizers and pesticides which have caused...
How forest fires help ecosystems and forests
By: Megan Worley
Despite the horrific nature of forest fires they, like many other natural disasters, serve a purpose, one that is vital to the health of forest ecosystems. Although humans see these raging infernos as something to be feared, and rightly so, they bring with them a...
By: Pamela Kay
Harnessing the sun's energy in a solar box cooker may be the solution for the poorer population of the world, especially where deforestation for fuel is wreaking havoc on their environment and economy. This method of cooking is also useful in the event of power...
Major causes of water pollution
By: Robert Moss
When we think of water pollution our minds tend to conjure dystopian images of large scale industrial development, and the associated discharge of treated or untreated effluent into our watercourses. In reality much pollution to the water resources of the World occurs in a much...
By: Mary Tyrer
Sustainable agriculture relates to three methods: the cycle of natural biology, taking advantage of everyday resources found on farms and ranches, and controlling the manner the farmland is utilized to improve the quality of life for local communities, and eventually worldwide. Although presently sustainable agriculture...

 

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