How coral reefs use symbiosis
By: David Colello
The ecosystems that inhabit coral reef regions are filled with countless symbiotic relationships that have developed over millions of years. From the tiniest of dinoflagellates to the morays and sharks that cruise the reef, each plays its part in the maintenance of the reef...
The alternative energy source with the most potential
By: Angela Minor
Wind Power in the US - Green Energy In our critical search for alternative energy sources, wind power has grown by leaps and bounds since the 1980's. The largest wind farm, multiple wind machines in one location, is currently the Horse Hollow Wind Energy...
The alternative energy source with the most potential
By: Rick Badman
The one alternative energy source that I believe has the most potential is geothermal energy. There are many reason for this. AVAILABILITY There are some geothermal sources that we are familiar with. Geysers and hot springs come to mind first. Scientists predict that in...
How irrigation wastes water
By: Denise Murphy
How irrigation wastes water If you have ever had to walk out to a broken irrigation system to do repairs you know the first thing you are going to find is a wet boggy mess near and directly under the irrigation pipes. Irrigation systems...
Groundwater contamination: An assessment
By: Rea Papakonstantopoulos
Groundwater is an extremely precious resource. People all over the world depend it to satisfy a variety of needs. In the United States in 2000, total groundwater withdrawals, both fresh and saline, totaled approximately 408 billion gallons per day. The majority of water pumped from...
Green household energy saving tips
By: Laurie Childree
Saving energy is vital to aiding efforts to save the environment and it can save you money. Going green isn't as hard as it sounds, in fact you can go green and save energy with little effort. Changing habits is the easiest way to...
Alternative fuels
By: Joseph Malek
Like it or not, some people will own and drive a fossil fueled vehicle and/or vehicles for as long as they live. Such modes of transportation might not be regularly used by people for the purpose of simply getting around but there will be...
Physical and behavioral adaptations of animals to their biomes
By: James Johnson
Change, it is one of the universal constants in life. No matter if one believes in evolution or that everything as created by a Supreme Being, you still have to admit that change occurs. The planet changes, at one time there were no polar ice...
The significance of Greenland's melting glaciers
By: James Johnson
While the causes of Global Warming are debated, the fact is that it is occurring. Glaciers in mountains around the world are disappearing and the polar ice caps are shrinking. This is causing changes and problems around the world. This can be best demonstrated by...
Symbiosis between coral reefs and algae
By: James Johnson
Shallow water corals are small polyps that grow in crystal clear waters in the tropic at depths of less than 50 meters. They float around as microscopic plankton, find a hard surface and attach, then start to produce calcium carbonate exoskeletons that form gigantic, beautiful...

 

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