Will Great Rivers Die
By: Aparna Guru
The complete disappearance of any river is not an easy thing to predict, because there may be a lot of factors pertaining to the extinction of a river. Setting aside the ill affects on the rivers caused by the growing human population and industrialization, there...
By: Elizabeth Wordsmith
On September 21, 2007, the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer met for the nineteenth time at a United Nations sponsored summit. Two hundred countries met to revise a treaty first signed in 1987 to phase out and eliminate substances containing bromine...
Will Great Rivers Die
By: Steve Lussing
We are all aware that standing water is dead water if no recycling process occurs to aerate and purify it. The important thing which makes rivers different from stagnant pools of standing water is that they represent a flow of water, meaning that the opportunity...
By: Daniel J. Gansle
The 1966 film, Texas Across the River, always gives me a good laugh. In the movie, Sam Hollis ("King of Smooth" Dean Martin) and others decry the "black poison" that bubbles up out of the mucky Texas soil and poisons their horses and cattle. But...
By: Tessa Dick
Please bring back the beesThe bees are disappearing. All over the world, both wild bees and the hives of bee keepers are dying. Sometimes the hive is found empty, and sometimes it is found filled with dead bees. Nobody knows the cause for this die-off...
Will Great Rivers Die
By: C McNamara
All things will die, eventually. And they will come to 'life' again, eventually. We live on a dynamic planet that is constantly changing and evolving throughout time. Unfortunately, the natural rate of change has been exacerbated through intensive human interaction with the planet. Water intensive...
By: George Merritt
Genetic engineering is the best answer, in my own personal opinion. After about thirty eight or so years of genetic engineering on our food sources, mainly in the way of crops such as corn and soy beans, among others, which effect our food source, what...
By: Rose Carlson
The Honeybees Are At My HouseWhere have all the honeybees gone? They're living on my porch on the Big Island of Hawaii. Bee City, Hawaii is 3 feet tall, 2 feet wide, and 7 inches thick. It reaches from the floor of my porch to...
By: DR RORO
"No more than one-half of the world`s major rivers are being seriously depleted and polluted,degrading and poisoning the surrounding ecosystems, thus threatening the health and livelihood of people who depend upon them for irrigation, drinking and industrial water" World Commission on Water for 21st...
By: David Gittlin
"It's not going to happen" will be the short and tragic answer to the question if governing bodies throughout the world continue to side-step the troubling reality of our planet's shrinking fresh water supply. The challenges of global warming, pollution from industrial waste and sewage...

 

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