Organic agriculture explained
By: Barbara Stanley
In your local grocery store, you may have noticed a growing section in produced marked, Organic. You will also note the higher price per pound. The customer must decide whether the increase in price is worth paying for a grocery item that claims to be...
By: Morgan Carlson
There is no cost effective method or measure to take that would stop the melting of Greenland's glaciers in a timely manner. As unfortunate as it is to say, the melting of the world's ice is a natural phenomena that has merely been accelerated by...
How can we reduce our electricity consumption at home and offices
By: Laurie Childree
Reducing electricity consumption both at home and at the office is important. Not only can it help the environment but it can help save money for individuals and businesses as well. There is an overwhelming amount of information available on saving electricity that can cause...
By: Barbara Stanley
Nomads in Central Asia have been constructing yurts for centuries. A yurt is basically a round tent that can be put up in one day, with the help of others, and taken down to be placed somewhere else. The yurt is built to minimize the...
Environmental crime: Fugitives who evade the law
By: Santi Meintjes
Almost everybody has committed an environmental crime mostly they are smaller ones, but many people have also committed big ones. Environmental crime in the sense of violating a law of the land is the more serious type of crime that is sometimes unwittingly committed, but...
Groundwater contamination: An assessment
By: Mary Fernandes
Water is the reason life exists our special planet Earth. Pollution to our groundwater isn't intentional, it is a result of technology and the way humanity has been able to flourish. Pollution, in a sense, has become a way of life. This problem can be...
Groundwater contamination: An assessment
By: Woody Woodhouse
Salinity in Australia and its affect!Salinity is the presence of soluble salts in water and soilThis includes groundwater and surface water. There are 2 types of salinity: Dryland and Wetland (also known as irrigation salinity). It's caused by the underground water levels rising bringing...
Major forest fires in Western US history
By: Connor Laughland
Recently last summer I trekked with a scout group at Philmont Scout Rance in Cimarron, New Mexico. There we learned an extent of information about historical fires and prevention. The first inhabitants og Philmont were the Jicarilla Apache and Moache Ute Indians. The present ranch...
By: Kristie Yates
Forest fires. From here, to there, the fires shall flare.Whistling away lives one by one, consuming like demons each and every drop of civilization in which it confronts.Wildfires are monsters thundering in with powers alike to the gods swimming in to eat the...
By: M E Skeel
My farm is mostly solar powered but last year we decided to supplement that and bought our first wind generator. It cost $500 Australian or about $300 US. We had to put up a pole that was anchored securely to the ground and then run...

 

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