By: Janet Grischy
The majority of scientists agree that global warming is real. It is bad for the earth, at least for the existing species on earth, because changes are happening too quickly for adaptation. Increased carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are the cause...
Ideas for environmental control of schistosomiasis
By: Alison Bowler
Schistosomiasis is an infection of humans caused by a parasitic trematode worm. There are three main species causing the infection. Schistosoma haematobium is endemic to Africa and the Middle East. Schistosoma mansonii occurs in the Caribbean, South America, Africa and the Middle East. Schistosoma japonicum...
By: Janet Grischy
Just off the coast of California is the most extensive kelp forest in the world. It is a stunningly productive habitat, busy with life from the ocean bed up to the sunlit surface. Much of the vast Pacific Ocean is a desert, in the sense...
Energy-saving tips
By: Daniel J. Gansle
With all the talk of going green these days, saving energy actually goes beyond the home. From a broader perspective, saving energy means using less gasoline; flying less often; and using compact fluorescent lighting (CFL) in your office.We want to save energy for many...
By: Kevin Wijaya
Since the 1900, the temperature of the earth has risen by about 0.7C. (Nggieng, Global warming Apa dan Mengapa) This rising is significant as it affects the polar ice cap and can cause the sea level to rise. The direct victim from this problem...
Proposals to stop global warming
By: A. South
Global warming isn't just something liberal environmentalists worry about anymore. It's a trend of epic proportions that will impact literally every corner of the earth.Finally, green is the new black. It's trendy, and for good reason: the state of the environment has reached a...
Solution for the energy crisis: Solar power
By: Rick Badman
Most of the energy we use is because of the sun in one way or another. Geothermal and nuclear power are exceptions. But if we want to have energy independence, solar energy is a vital component.Solar energy is more than solar panels on a...
By: Alex Cull
In Europe, until about the end of the 13th century AD, the climate appears to have been consistently mild and warm. Harvests were good, and in Britain and Scandinavia, farmers were able to cultivate land at altitudes where they cannot today. However, by the early...
By: K Lochery
Life - one big circle. You are born, you go to school, you get a job, you get married, you start a family, you retire from work, you die.How boring! Have you ever wanted to screw the circle of life and do things a...
Why are wildfires so prevelant in California?
By: Janet Grischy
After a fire in the California chaparral, the cycle of life continues. Some plants, like chamise, sprout quickly from their low crowns. Others, like the twisted Bishop pine, spread their seeds on land now free from competition. From a human point of view, the land...

 

1 165 166 167 168 169 533