How the emerald ash borer beetle affects the ash tree
By: B. Stone
The emerald ash borer beetle (EAB) migrated to North America in 2002. Since then this exotic, metallic-green beetle has been decimating ash trees throughout the United States and Canada. This beetle species is native to Asia and eastern Russia as well as parts of Japan...
How corporate farming impacts the environment
By: Caroline Tigeress
Corporate farming, at times known as agribusiness, has had a profound effect on not only the way we eat as human beings, but on the very concept as to how we look at the food. When we use the word farm, we like to think...
How we can stop the melting of Greenland's glaciers
By: Vims
The melting of the Greenland Glaciers is not something which has happened all of a sudden, it is a problem which has been increasingly been ignored up to a point where ecologists and responsible government leaders are crying for help on this problem. The glaciers...
Why sustainable agriculture is important in today's world
By: Seth Callen
Sustainable agriculture is an integrated method of farming and ranching that has become a very important part of helping the environment in a socially and economically responsible manner. Today, more than ever, there is a fundamental movement toward spending less, eating healthier and reducing one's...
How the emerald ash borer beetle affects the ash tree
By: Krista Terebessy
Millions of ash trees in North America are dying due to the infestation of the invasive emerald ash borer beetle. As its name suggests, the beetle bores through the bark of the ash tree, leaving a tell-tale D shaped hole, and consumes the tree from...
The effects of climate change on the ash tree
By: H.M. Guffey
Baseball players, stock up on your wooden bats, especially those of the ash variety. In a few years, maple bats may be the only option you have. A bat factory in northwestern Pennsylvania has drawn up a three to five year emergency plan if the...
By: Morgan Carlson
If you've ever been to a ski resort you're probably already familiar with the snow-maker machines or snow guns. Even if never leaving the lodge it isn't atypical to see several jets of snow being fired at high velocity from the mouth of what looks...
Natural forest fires explained
By: Tim Bird
The science of ecology is a relatively new and constantly evolving discipline, which has dramatically changed our perception of the natural world. Unlike traditional science, which puts a magnifying glass onto small and specific areas, ecology examines the intricate connections that exist between the environment...
How brown clouds threaten the global environment
By: Kevin R Newell
The Brown Cloud Threat!Brown clouds or man made clouds are an ever increasing threat to the planet. They are huge dense clouds of man-made waste, thick in soot, chemicals and toxic waste created by our industrial burning of materials such a fossil fuels. The...
How corporate farming impacts the environment
By: Anne StClair
Corporate agriculture has numerous impacts on the environment, and while it is capable of producing food (of sorts) cheaply, it is literally costing the earth.MonoculturesAlmost all forms of corporate agriculture are monocultures that replace the thousands of species of a natural environment with just...

 

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