What is a sustainable environment?
By: William Wright
A sustainable enviornment is a complicated issue which needs a macro and micro definition, as well as a look into ancient societies, pre human existence, and how humans have changed the natural order of the earth. Human beings are part of the natural chain of...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Invasive species are also called alien species. These are life forms that are not indigenous or naturally present in a biome or habitat. They can be introduced by natural causes, such as floods, winds or forced migration during natural disasters. Humans introduce invasive species by...
Hazardous material and waste: An overview
By: CD Gozzi
Hazardous materials are those substances - chemical, biological or physical - that have the ability to cause harm to people, animals and or the environment. A hazardous material can be a serviceable material which is often found in the home, place of business and industrial...
By: Elizabeth M Young
There is appalling evidence and experience with contaminated aquifers, especially in the United States, where greed for the income for natural gas has combined with deregulation to create a monster called "Fracking". Fracking is a process where the shale that contains the gas is bombarded...
Solution for the energy crisis: Solar power
By: Gene Hollowell
For centuries, “sky energy” has fascinated mankind. The sun, stars, moon and wind all have their own energy and all are in the sky, or seem to be as in the case of wind. Some civilizations have or still do worship the sun, stars...
An introduction to the ecology of estuaries
By: Judith Willson
Estuaries have unique ecosystems combining aspects of the sea and of rivers. Life has adapted to environments that change with the tides and with changing amounts of rain in the rivers. They are valuable for their own sake, their role in protecting the coast, and...
The alternative energy source with the most potential
By: Tynan Tamesis
Considering power and energy we have accomplished a lot so lets have a look at that, Looking towards the years ahead its not hard to see that man can blow your mind at the different tactics on achieving alternative energy. Down to trial and error...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Icebergs, in the basic definition, are massive chunks of ice that have broken off from glaciers to float freely in the oceans. They can also break away from ice shelves. Icebergs can freeze together into ice packs. They can become ice islands in shallower water...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Research has gone for over a century to measure phytoplankton levels as widely as possible. The conclusion, is that global phytoplankton levels are not only declining, they have been declining for over a century. Since 1899, a very simple tool, the Secchi Disk, has been...
Solution for the energy crisis: Solar power
By: Imran Mohyudin
Solar Energ: Our Hope. We all on earth are facing an energy crisis. Actually we need energy in every walk of life. We need energy to grow food, to desalinize and purify water, to dispose off wastes, to solve medical problems, for medicine, to clean...

 

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