Why Greenland's glaciers are melting
By: Cody Keeble
Greenland's glaciers are melting for a simple reason. Global warming is occurring. Even with much controversy surrounding the subject it is very evident that the effects of the warming is taking place. Melting of ice caps was part of Al Gore and many other scientist's...
By: Morgan Carlson
Sustainable water management is the act of ensuring that the dwindling freshwater supplies around the world remain for the sake of future generations by not depleting them in the present. With a concern resting on all facets of water use between us and the environment...
By: Morgan Carlson
Since the cultivation of seeds early in human history, along with the domestication of animals, agriculture has formed the basis of support and stability that feeds society and allows it to progress. Once only located in climates where the soil could support it, it later...
By: Bert Meinders
Whenever wind power is mentioned these days, people tend to hear "wind-generated electricity". This is a part of the lazification of English, similar to the habit of saying "alloy" when they mean "aluminium". It is also an effect of the great electricity fetish of...
What are the causes of mass extinction
By: Gary Betts
Extinction is the death of every member of a species. Mass extinction is the death of several species in the same time period. There have been several mass extinctions since life first evolved, but scientists have a difficult time explaining the causes because the time...
Green household energy saving tips
By: Jennifer Lim
There is a close relation to saving energy and global warming. Whilst effort to find an affordable source of alternative energy is undergoing, we can all do our part to slow down the deprecating effect of climate change by making small changes to our...
Environmental consequences of prolonged drought
By: Leandra Sebastien
'Drought' refers to an extended period of months or years when a region experiences a deficiency in its water supply generally because of a consistently below average precipitation (rainfall) rate. Droughts are considered billion dollar weather events and are amongst the top three threats to...
By: Frances Stanford
Of the eight biomes in the world the open ocean is by far the largest. This environment is well suited to marine life of both animals and plants as it contains the elements that are essential for the growth of both plant and animal tissue...
Deforestion in Brazil Amazon
By: Mei Pomeroy
Imagine yourself in a green forest. Hear the brightly colored birds singing above you; see the trees stretching over your head for hundreds of feet, rain trickling down the trees, filling up leaves with water. Imagine monkeys swinging from branch to branch and green...
By: Solaire
Environmental devastation caused by industrial pollution has been around for many centuries. Industrial pollution was largely ignored the government, and perpetrators were never really dealt with in a legal perspective. However, since the start of the industrial revolution the issue of pollution by large...

 

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