By: Elizabeth M Young
Riparian restoration involves returning an area to a quality of habitat that will sustain life, enhance life, or cause a return of living things. A riparian or habitat zone is associated with water and the adjoining soil that has a high moisture content. We think...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The term "hazardous waste" brings up images of anything that is hazardous, including biologicals, solids, liquids and gases. But the official definition of hazardous waste can vary. The EPA, for example, begins with the requirement that the waste is solid. The US Environmental Protection Agency...
How pollution affects the food chain
By: Heather Hamel
Since 2006, over 30 percent of America’s bees have vanished. Scientists have not been able to figure out why, but pollution is one of many likely causes. Even surface water sitting around in various parks and farms is loaded with pesticides. In 2008, it...
How pollution affects the food chain
By: Sandra Gillhouse
The food chain actually rings itself back to its first link upon reaching the decomp stage. All things naturally consume from the simplest form, i.e. plants to insect to rodent to animal and so on, but upon death a new opus takes place and...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Water is our most needed resource. There is a vast amount of water that covers most of the Earth's surface. There is often either too much water or too little water. But what water there is, whether fresh or saline, is subject to many forms...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The Endocrine system basically manages many of our bodies life sustaining functions through the production, distribution and mangement of hormones. Hormones are chemical messengers that travel from the producing organs to other parts of the body via the bloodstream and in very specific amounts. These...
How water is misused
By: Katerina Nikolas
Water is the common necessity of man, but we live in a world of uneven distribution. In many countries people take water for granted, knowing it will flow from the taps, whilst being vaguely aware that in some far flung place there is the odd...
What is a Malthusian catastrophe?
By: Shelly Barclay
Malthusian Catastrophe is a theoretical event that is named for the well-known economist, Thomas Malthus. The event is named for him because he was the first person to theorize that such an event could occur. Since that time, many people have agreed with him. Thomas...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Riparian restoration has been a major issue in the Western United States and in other places of the world where habitats of waterways, creeks, streams, marshes or rivers have been compromised as the result of natural or man made pollution and damage. The riparian zone...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The Centers For Disease Control are focusing on three electric and magnetic fields that are highly suspected or known to have human health risks. They are Radio Frequencies (RF); Extremely low Frequencies (ELF); and Static Magnetic Fields. There is also Microwave Radiation. The health effects...

 

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