By: Rex Trulove
For well over a century, man has been doing everything possible to squelch and put out fires, particularly in national parks. An example is Yellowstone. For a very long time, fires were routinely put out there. Though the intentions were good, this was leading up...
How corporate farming impacts the environment
By: Christopher Morkel
These days the environment is under a very bright spotlight, from global warming to nonrenewable fuel sources such as coal. Hundreds upon thousands of articles, as well as a movie thanks to Al Gore, have been created warning us about the impending destruction of the...
By: Roxy Muhidi
Reform of the global agriculture system has become an important issue for debate and negotiations at various global conferences out of concern by world leaders on the current food security crisis in particular the overuse or misuse of chemical fertilizers and pesticides which have caused...
How forest fires help ecosystems and forests
By: Megan Worley
Despite the horrific nature of forest fires they, like many other natural disasters, serve a purpose, one that is vital to the health of forest ecosystems. Although humans see these raging infernos as something to be feared, and rightly so, they bring with them a...
By: Pamela Kay
Harnessing the sun's energy in a solar box cooker may be the solution for the poorer population of the world, especially where deforestation for fuel is wreaking havoc on their environment and economy. This method of cooking is also useful in the event of power...
Major causes of water pollution
By: Robert Moss
When we think of water pollution our minds tend to conjure dystopian images of large scale industrial development, and the associated discharge of treated or untreated effluent into our watercourses. In reality much pollution to the water resources of the World occurs in a much...
By: Mary Tyrer
Sustainable agriculture relates to three methods: the cycle of natural biology, taking advantage of everyday resources found on farms and ranches, and controlling the manner the farmland is utilized to improve the quality of life for local communities, and eventually worldwide. Although presently sustainable agriculture...
What is a superfund site?
By: Rita Mcconnell
While many continue to debate society's responsibility for the accelerated pace of climate change the world is currently experiencing, one thing is for sure. Human beings are definitely responsible for the contamination at Superfund Sites across the United States.Superfund Sites are uncontrolled hazardous waste...
By: Pamela Kay
Solar energy is free and readily available to all and using it, to cook in a solar box cooker, saves the energy of electricity, natural gas, coal, batteries and charcoal as it protects natural resources such as our forests. While solar box cooking may not...
The ecological importance of the New Jersey pine barrens
By: B. Stone
The New Jersey Pine Barrens are named a "Last Great Place" by the Nature Conservatory. They are 1.1 million contiguous acres of dense and scattered forests, bogs, marshes, and grasslands. The Pine Barrens are characterized by highly acidic, sandy soil, that is almost completely...

 

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