By: Rex Trulove
It would be safe to say that most of us know that we should conserve water. A growing number of people are trying to find ways to do this, not only for environmental reasons, but also to save on the monthly water bill. Even in...
Influence of Cruise Ships on Antarctic Penguins
By: Renee Evans
Antarctica provides a delicate ecosystem for some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders and enchanting creatures. Certain species of penguins inhabit and depend on this icy continent for their survival. Currently in a fragile state, both penguins and Antarctica will suffer from the...
An introduction to Madeira's flora
By: Janet Sandford
For many visitors it is Madeira's amazing range of flora that is one of the island's major attractions, just as it has been for centuries. Few of today's visitors realise that much of this sweetly scented luxuriance only arrived to Madeira in the 18th century...
By: Janet Sandford
With such a variety of landscape and the regional differences in climate, Cyprus is a paradise for amateur botanists. There are still areas not fully explored, and nature-lovers will make some surprising discoveries. Species unique to the island are plentiful with 110 recorded so far...
By: Irrira Rikki
Drip, drip, drip... we hear, we know, and one day, we'll fix that tap. But are we aware between now and then, how much water is going down the drain? A basic drop can lose 26 + gallons [+ - 100 liters] a day. This...
What is a climate aquatic biome?
By: David Colello
The aquatic climate biome is far and away the largest biome, covering roughly seventy-five percent of all available area on the planet. Because it is so enormous of an area, it can hardly be spoken of as a single biome. There are a number of...
By: Janet Grischy
To a geologist, erosion is the process that takes apart landforms. It wears or grinds them down, scouring away soil and rock with particles suspended in wind or water. It cracks off chunks of stone with the expansion of ice, and breaks down unprotected surfaces...
By: Elizabeth M Young
When it comes to water usage, it is all about the location and the timing. When it comes to water need, it is all about location and the timing, too! The top consumers of water are people in housing developments, fish in waterways, farmers and...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Harnessing the wind has been one of the smartest and effective uses of pure nature to power man's endeavors. Whether the wind is harnessed and attached to equipment that grinds grains for the masses or whether the wind is harnessed, compressed, heated, infused with volatile...
Tips for saving energy
By: Barry Girolamo
Saving on energy costs has become a necessity as utility prices have sky-rocketed. We used to poke good natured fun at our parents when we were growing up as they complained about how we would leave lights on in a room which wasn't occupied, or...

 

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