Why homeowners should buy small windmills
By: Sam E. Jones
There is this thing that has happened to the American people over the last hundred years. Where once we were a proud bunch, we now wander about helpless whenever anything goes wrong. We sit in comfort in our homes and expect things; like water to...
By: D. Vogt
Today, as in Iraq and to a lesser extent Afghanistan, wars typically invite accusations that the war-fighting nations are interested in oil and gas deposits. Whether this is true, at least in those conflicts, is debatable. In the coming century or so, however, it is...
The hybrid fallacy
By: D. Vogt
Hybrid vehicles - those which operate through a combination of a traditional internal combustion engine and an electric motor - promised much in terms of fuel savings and reduced environmental damage to a contemporary society which remains mostly dependent on small ground vehicles for its...
What is an aquifer?
By: D. Vogt
An aquifer is a layer of water contained within underground rock, sand, gravel, or clay. Although the term does not necessarily imply any particular size, very large freshwater aquifers are especially important because they can be accessed via wells and provide important sources of drinking...
By: Colette Georgii
The first thing that should be done to clean up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is to stop up the leak. The leak is still spewing out up 60,000 barrels or more of oil per day. How is it possible to...
What can be done to clean up the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico?
By: Jabran Butt
Combine well-experienced environmentalists, petroleum engineers, drafters, software developers, mechanical and electrical engineers by making a team. Create a project and name it ' Cleaning Gulf of Mexico.' This group can definitely come up with a solution which can lead to inventing a device to...
Tips for saving water at home
By: Bobby Coles
Saving water at home is simple to do, and can save you lots of money if you find yourself spending too much on your water bills. There are many simple little things that you can do around your house to conserve water, and they are...
Environmental consequences of the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
By: Cary Key
This oil spill in the Gulf has had me scratching my head for weeks on end as to what can I do to help. I cannot volunteer to go there as I am handicapped. It also takes 10 weeks just to get certified to handle...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Ahh, the little decomposers are the tiny or microscopic beings that we generally love to hate or love to eat! From beetles, termites and wasps to fungi and molds, decomposers are the world's recycling and cleanup crew. They break down everything from fallen trees to...
By: Leigh Goessl
An Associated Press (AP) investigation has uncovered a disturbing situation. Not only is the BP oil well from the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion spewing tons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico daily, but older abandoned wells may be leaking into the gulf as...

 

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