Sustained Yield Thinning Forests Appreciating Nature
By: Fred Tolleson
Forest thinning should be mandated for keeping our forest healthy. I grew up in a home located on the edge of our forest. We logged to pay for our 640 acres of farm and forest land. My father was a logger and many members of...
By: Robert Mcmartin
Welcome people to the world of drought, wildfires and water conservation, here Downunder these are old friends that we know well.Australia is a very dry country, we have very little free standing water and no major lakes.Most of the country is arid or...
Forest Thinning is Essential for Keeping Forests Healthy and People Safe
By: V R Rutledge
The paradox here is that we are dealing with a two part question. Keeping people safe and keeping forests healthy are not the same thing. Arson is the main cause of forest fires in some of the country, but lightening holds sway in the West...
A brief guide to the Earth's continents
By: Janet Grischy
The continents move. They break apart slowly, through geologic time, and then crash together again, to re-form the legendary super-continents. Right now we are in the dispersed part of the cycle.The last supercontinent was Pangaea, a single mass that curved around the ancient Tethys...
Preparing for a hurricane
By: Robert Cooper
To prepare for a hurricane you will need supplies and some basic tools. First of all you must realize that if a hurricane merely passes your area there will still be gusts of wind that can blow trees down on power lines or blow power...
The anatomy of a hurricane
By: Francis Jock
Hurricanes are the most feared weather phenomena known to exist around the world. Occurring during the hot summer months, these tropical storms are referred to by different names: hurricanes, typhoons, and Willy-Willy's. Scientists and researchers have studied them for decades, and feeble attempts to modify...
Tornado Alley explained
By: Marshall Parks
The United States experiences more tornadoes than any place else in the world. They are most prevalent in a line from West Central Texas northward to South Dakota, perhaps 500 miles wide. This is where the ingredients in the mixing bowl come together most often...
When will people worldwide have enough clean, safe water to drink?
By: Jeffrey Ong
"It is not whether we have enough clean, safe water to drink. It is can we afford to pay for clean portable water?"With the whole world facing so many environmental issues and also economical ups and downs, there is no chance for the people...
Where have all the coyotes gone?
By: Christine Golden
Driving east on County Road 29, I was shocked to see the sun up above the horizon that early in the morning. It had been raining so densely for so many weeks that I did not realize the season had turned; that we were all...
Alternative fuels
By: Shardul Golwalkar
All your alternatives have many problems with them and here are just a few of the problems with the media-hyped alternative proposals:Solar - Storage? There is no way to store sunlight yet, also what about the teenagers who ride at night? Are you saying they...

 

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