How citrus greening disease came to the United States
By: Carona Micheal Davis
Citrus Greening also known as Huanglongbing is a very serious citrus disease. There are three types of Citrus Disease and these are.1) Asian2) African3) and, BrazilianIt is more commonly spread in the Saudi Arabian Peninsula, Asia and Africa. Even worse, in 2005 the bacterial...
The loss of family farms explained
By: Patricia Stewart
Family farms have been a part of America since the first colonists came to this country 400 years ago. The tradition of raising one's own food was considered "normal" for Americans until after World War II. But now, there is a growing crisis, who will...
New marine life discovered off Tasmania
By: M E Skeel
The Southern Oceans are largely unexplored, especially at depth. The Australian CSIRO Marine and Atomspheric Research Unit conducted a survey in 2006-2007 that added greatly to our knowledge of the life that exists 3000 meters below the surface of the ocean. Their research vessel sampled...
Environmental crime explained
By: Barbara Gibbs
Something we are all guilty of, whether intentionally or unintentionally...crimes against the Environment.It could be said that Environmental crime began at the time of modern man and the felling of forests, creation of machinery and industrialisation. It seems everything we humans (most humans)...
What makes an ecosystem
By: Tanya Smith
An ecosystem is the place where the organisms of an environment have interactions between their biotic and abiotic components. These organisms respond to the environment and their functional attributes are:a) Energy flowb) Trophic levelsc) Biogeochemical cycling of key elementsd) Environmental gradients of organism diversity in...
Criminal environmental enforcement in the US
By: Robert Gary
Enforcement of environmental laws through criminal prosecution will be one of the touchstones to tell us what the word "change" means as it applies to the Obama presidency. If the level of prosecutions and incarcerations or major fines goes way up, then it will appear...
By: Frances Laing
I've been involved in environment movements all my life. But it was only when I had my first child that I really took the importance of organically grown food to heart. I came late to motherhood - life begins at forty.In my twenties I...
Styles and types of solar box cookers
By: Douglas Sowers
Types of Solar Ovens Solar ovens are simple devices with four basic parts. They have a stand, a cooking pot, a greenhouse device, and a reflector panel. Well, they should be simple, but some have made it much fancier than it needs. We will start...
Brown clouds and global climate change
By: Alex Thompson - 495703
In the late 1980s and 1990s, scientists (and anyone traveling on airplanes) could see brown hazes hanging over many regions, particularly Eurasian megacities with millions of people. These layers of haze contain a wide range of chemical constituents, including carbon-rich organic aerosols generated by small...
Energy-saving tips
By: Pamela Gentry
SAVING ENERGY:IN YOUR HOME AND IN YOUR LIFEIn this tight economy, it is important that we utilize ways to save money and energy. In our homes, we need to know what will cut down on the energy expended. In our lives, we wish that we...

 

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