What is a superfund site?
By: Rita Mcconnell
While many continue to debate society's responsibility for the accelerated pace of climate change the world is currently experiencing, one thing is for sure. Human beings are definitely responsible for the contamination at Superfund Sites across the United States.Superfund Sites are uncontrolled hazardous waste...
By: Pamela Kay
Solar energy is free and readily available to all and using it, to cook in a solar box cooker, saves the energy of electricity, natural gas, coal, batteries and charcoal as it protects natural resources such as our forests. While solar box cooking may not...
The ecological importance of the New Jersey pine barrens
By: B. Stone
The New Jersey Pine Barrens are named a "Last Great Place" by the Nature Conservatory. They are 1.1 million contiguous acres of dense and scattered forests, bogs, marshes, and grasslands. The Pine Barrens are characterized by highly acidic, sandy soil, that is almost completely...
By: Mary Tyrer
The New Jersey Pine Barrens are located along the New Jersey coastline and up the eastern seaboard as far north as Maine. The pine barren thrives in areas were lakes and riverbeds are out washed out over time. Out washing takes place over long periods...
How to build a solar box cooker
By: Michael Riley - 487845
93 million miles from Earth sits an oven set at 9900 degrees Fahrenheit emitting rays that are strong enough to cook food anywhere on the planet.Solar energy is readily abundant and for many people it could be the perfect solution for providing a healthy...
How to control the Asian citrus psyllid naturally
By: Perry McCarney
The natural way to control a pest species is through the use of a biological control (biocontrol) agent; one of the 3 Ps: predator, parasite or pathogen. Biocontrol is the normal ecological method nature uses for controlling the populations of native species. Within a local...
By: Lawrence Sanchez
The importance of organically grown food is that it not only helps to sustain your body and mind but it helps to improve the environment. Organically grown food has been prov-en to have more nutritional value and makes the worlds food supply more sustainable for...
The importance of organically grown food
By: Suz Neave
Organic farming is a method of production which uses sound husbandry techniques and follows principles and logics of a living organism in which all elements (soil, plants, farm animals, farmer etc.) are closely linked with each other.I've taught organics in a local training...
By: Suz Neave
When we sit down to a Sunday Roast do we ever really think about where it came from? What was really involved in ensuring that I can feed myself and my family with nutritious food to stay healthy. And at what cost?Agriculturehas moved through...
How the emerald ash borer beetle affects the ash tree
By: Denise Calaman
The Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis, is a destructive beetle that feeds only on ash trees. The beetle is a splendid metallic green in color although it is as destructive as it is beautiful, so much so that scientists believe that ash trees throughout North...

 

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