Temperate and tropical rainforest plants
By: James Johnson
Temperate and tropical rainforest plants is a very broad topic and one about which volumes of books has been published. There are still volumes more to be published, because scientists are still trying to catalogue them. Once catalogued, and that will take decades if not...
What is a tropical deciduous rainforest?
By: James Johnson
Deciduous forests are forest that lose their leaves at specific times on the year, usually based upon light, temperature or rainfall. There are found primarily between the Tropics, Cancer and Capricorn, and the polar regions, Arctic and Antarctic Circles. Rainforests are stable, layered symbiotic ecosystems...
By: Mike Mueller - 512349
It could be an alarming situation if water pricing were to strictly follow the free market law of supply and demand. Water is the essential necessity of life. The law of supply and demand in the free markets dictates that while some will enjoy surpluses...
Advantages of Bioethanol fuel
By: Geoman
In short, there are none, except to agribusiness. Bioethanol is a failure, and always will be, just follow the math. Premise 1: The vast majority of our imported fuel is used to power transportation. Cars, trains, ships, etc. The U.S. domestic oil supply can...
By: Abby Way
Rainforests, tundras, and savannas: all words for very different places that most of us know, but many people still question what a biome is. These three environments are actually more alike than you think - all three are examples of biomes.Simply speaking, a biome...
Location and description of the tropical forest biome
By: Abby Way
Tropical rainforests - who doesn't know them? Birds chirping, greenery everywhere, and toucans swooping overhead: the pictures aren't entirely inaccurate, either. These are certainly features of the tropical forest biome. The tropical rainforest is a particularly welcoming environment.OVERVIEWA biome is simply a large area...
Flora and fauna of the tropical forest biome
By: Abby Way
Tropical rainforests are a welcoming environment for many species of animals and plants. Their constant humidity, year-round warm temperatures, and plentiful rainfall ensure good conditions for sustainable life.QUICK FACTS-Did you know that over 40% of the Earth's oxygen comes from the tropical rainforests that...
What is a sustainable environment?
By: Anthony Cappello
Before addressing what a sustainable environment would be and how to go about creating it, I would like to discuss how we got to where we are now and what can be done to create a better future for the planet. Every condition of the...
Coral reef biomes described
By: Daryl Bagley - 513486
Coral reefs are like the rain forests of the sea. Like rain forests, they have a wide variety of organisms. Plus, coral is in need of protection just like rain forests. But I think the biggest similarity is that they are both found in tropical...
How to build a solar box cooker
By: Andy Greene
Cook your food by the light of the sun. What could be more back-to-the-earth and off-the-grid than that? If you are into green living you don't need me to tell you all the un-green things about stoves and ovens, gas and electric alike. But you...

 

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