By: Carlie Lawson
The term rewilding has two common meanings, one belonging to the field of conservation biology, the other belonging to the political ideal of green anarchism. Although both refer to returning to natural habitats, the biology term deals with animals and plants, while the political term...
Non-profit profiles: National Pollution Prevention Roundtable
By: Red Dwyer
The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR is the largest non-profit membership organization dedicated solely to pollution prevention.History & MissionIn 1985 Jeffery Burke founded NPPR to bring pollution prevention to industries worldwide. Governmental agencies, like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), provide regulation. Since individuals and...
National Pollution Prevention Roundtable: Membership benefits
By: Red Dwyer
The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR is the largest membership organization devoted solely to pollution prevention.Co-Chair of NPPR's Pollution Prevention Policy and Integration Committee for NPPR Ken Zarker describes the NPPRmission in today's society. "The journey toward a more sustainable future is driven by...
By: Elton Gahr
In the past very few people questioned the ecological impart of their home when they built it and even those who did often didn't know how to go about making any real change, but if you are building a home now there are many options...
How the forest service determines fire danger levels
By: Carla Marvin
The Daniel Boone National Forest estimates that nearly 7,000 acres of forest burn in an average of 150 fires every year (www.fs.fed.us, 2009). Many of the annual fires are arson related, but not all of them. In order to reduce the...
Truths about northern spotted owls that environmentalists don't want people to know
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Some truths about the northern spotted owls that environmentalists don't want people to know are: other places for the owl exist, people kill other animals to satisfy human needs and extinction is a normal part of the life cycle in which they all live. Human...
The reasons that proof against global warming isn't popular
By: Ibrahim Mabwa
Global warming is just another hoax, Like the Y2K bug, it is a creation of the human imagination driven by fear of extinction. In his book; ‘Hot Talk, cold science, Global warming unfinished debate’, Dr. Fred Singer explores the arguments that global warming is...
The controversy over shale oil drilling in Colorado
By: Janet Krenn
Three times the oil in Saudi Arabia on one hand.Untold water usage and pollution as well as questionable yield on the other hand.Although the estimated 800 million barrels of recoverable shale oil is spread between three states (Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado), Colorado has...
By: Tim Harry
Knowing the different types of rock seems to be an important thing to learn when at school, but for most people it is knowledge that is unused later on in life. Different rocks though play an important role in everyday life, and igneous rocks in...
By: Barbara Kasey Smith
Entomologists are studying the reasons behind an enormous bee die off happening across the country. Golden honeybees are essential for pollinating wild plants, as well as up to 90 percent of all U. S. crops, says Dewey Caron, a Professor of Entomology and Applied Ecology...

 

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