Why is groundwater important?
By: Lisa Pearce
Deep below the earths' surface the waters flow in the dark. No one ever witnesses the mysterious swirling, nor does anyone ever hear the mighty waters as it flows silently by. The underground water surges with energy and its own life-giving force, yet no living...
By: Perry McCarney
Sustainable agriculture is a concept that has been evolving and growing for the last 20 plus years, although usually less in the public eye than organic farming. As our knowledge and understanding of nature's ecology has developed we have become more aware of the environmental...
By: Pamela Kay
Almost every century weather elements come together in just the right combination to cause a major fire that ravages Yellowstone National Park. These fires are a necessary part of the forest's Eco-system. However, the ecological aspects of these Yellowstone forest fires do appear, at first...
Why sustainable agriculture is important in today's world
By: Perry McCarney
Sustainable agriculture is a broadbased concept rather than a specific methodology. It encompasses agricultural management practices and philosophies, the sociodynamics of rural communities, our greater understanding of ecology, increased public environmental and food quality concerns, advances in agricultural methods and technology, and the growing recognition...
The importance of organically grown food
By: Anonymous124
Although there is still a lot of confusion about organically grown produce as compared to conventionally grown, organic produce is now commonly found in mainstream supermarkets and I find it necessary to state my own opinions as to why organically grown produce is better for...
By: Fauzziah Fo
What's most inspiring about "Earth in the Balance" is who wrote it. It's a big deal, after all, that a sitting senator was willing to write, "We must make the rescue of the environment the central organizing principle for civilization." And that's not all...
By: Pamela Kay
Agrilus planipennis, better known as the highly destructive, emerald ash beetle of Asian origin, was first discovered in the United States in June of 2002 in southeastern Michigan, but scientists believe this destructive insect arrived in North America long before this; as early as the...
By: Michael Totten
The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is an invasive insect species that is threatening to wipe out all the ash trees of North America in the same way as the elm trees once fell victim to Dutch elm disease. Susceptible species are the white ash...
By: Michael Totten
The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is an invasive insect species which was brought to North America in 2002. Since it has no natural predators capable of controlling it in North America, it is now threatening to wipe out all its ash trees in the...
Sustainable agriculture explained
By: Imogen French
What do we mean by sustainable agriculture? In its simplest form a sustainable system is one where output is equal to input, the system is in balance, and can continue in this manner indefinitely. In agriculture this means that you need to put back into...

 

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