By: Mary Tyrer
The New Jersey Pine Barrens are located along the New Jersey coastline and up the eastern seaboard as far north as Maine. The pine barren thrives in areas were lakes and riverbeds are out washed out over time. Out washing takes place over long periods...
How to build a solar box cooker
By: Michael Riley - 487845
93 million miles from Earth sits an oven set at 9900 degrees Fahrenheit emitting rays that are strong enough to cook food anywhere on the planet.Solar energy is readily abundant and for many people it could be the perfect solution for providing a healthy...
How to control the Asian citrus psyllid naturally
By: Perry McCarney
The natural way to control a pest species is through the use of a biological control (biocontrol) agent; one of the 3 Ps: predator, parasite or pathogen. Biocontrol is the normal ecological method nature uses for controlling the populations of native species. Within a local...
By: Lawrence Sanchez
The importance of organically grown food is that it not only helps to sustain your body and mind but it helps to improve the environment. Organically grown food has been prov-en to have more nutritional value and makes the worlds food supply more sustainable for...
By: Morgan Carlson
Nothing is more awe inspiring or impressive as the fury of lightning and its captivating dance across the sky. Its sometimes deafening thunder is loved by some and feared by many people and animals, often a good indication for a coming storm or need for...
The importance of organically grown food
By: Suz Neave
Organic farming is a method of production which uses sound husbandry techniques and follows principles and logics of a living organism in which all elements (soil, plants, farm animals, farmer etc.) are closely linked with each other.I've taught organics in a local training...
By: Suz Neave
When we sit down to a Sunday Roast do we ever really think about where it came from? What was really involved in ensuring that I can feed myself and my family with nutritious food to stay healthy. And at what cost?Agriculturehas moved through...
By: Cameron Scott
So it hit -10 degrees, and you thought it was cold this winter? True, exposed flesh can freeze in fifteen minutes at that temperature, even before factoring in the wind chill factor, but just imagine living in a place where spilled hot coffee freezes before...
A review of the different types of snow
By: Author Name Withheld 320
At first glance there's just one type of snow - the white stuff that falls from the sky in winter, capping mountain peaks and a fundamental part of traditional Christmas scenes. But there is more to snow than meets the eye - most people have...
How the emerald ash borer beetle affects the ash tree
By: Denise Calaman
The Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis, is a destructive beetle that feeds only on ash trees. The beetle is a splendid metallic green in color although it is as destructive as it is beautiful, so much so that scientists believe that ash trees throughout North...

 

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