By: Terrence Aym
As ash and airborne particulates continue to belch out from the volcano under Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull glacier, some health experts are turning a worried eye towards the future. The plume from the volcano has spread across the North Sea and dropped untold megatons of microscopic ash...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Molds are a type of fungi that are a constant and natural part of the environment. The tiny spores that are the method of reproduction travel easily through the air until they land in a moist and relatively draft free environment that will sustain growth...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Brackish water is water that is part saline and part freshwater. It is situated where rivers or lakes water flows into seawater and can also be found in estuaries, mangrove swamps, deltas and some inland seas such as the Caspian Sea. There is a technical...
Depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The Ogallala aquifer was named for Ogallala, Nebraska in 1898, but it actually lies under 225,000 square miles of the Great Plains of the U.S., 800 miles long from North to South and 400 miles wide, including eight states: southern South Dakota, most...
Examining why global warming may be a myth
By: Marvin Somers
A recent report on the warming suggested that the generally held view that the 20th century rise in temperature was unprecedented may be false. Instead of the ‘hockey-stick’ graph produced by many scientists, which shows small oscillations in global temperatures since over the last...
How to make alternative electricity
By: T.S. Garp
Renewable Energy Being more energy efficient is the way of the future. Great thinkers of our time are constantly in search of ways to make new and cleaner innovative methods to producing energy sources like electricity cheaply. Personal Home Power Plant The Box. Bloom Energy...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Humans sit at the top of the food chain. Humans are overpopulated, voracious, wasteful, effective and globally transient in decimating species, habitats and links in the food chain at a rate that will eventually result in the death of hundreds of millions of humans. Human...
Solution for the energy crisis: Solar power
By: T.S. Garp
Free Energy The battle to give “we the people” the right to live with free energy has been going on for a long time. Earth Day began in 1970 with the desire to be more in tune with nature and live in a cleaner...
By: Peter Stern
Loose oil spills contaminate everything. When oil first is spilled into the sea it spreads on the surface because oil and water do not mix. Over time, the oil moves along with the current and other natural factors, e.g., winds, storms, tides, etc. Petroleum...
Simple ways to conserve water
By: Anthony Megna
There really are some simple ways to conserve water. Water conservation is a hot topic today, with the revolution in green technology all over the Internet and the airwaves. So how can we all do our part to conserve this precious resource? Living in the...

 

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