New marine life discovered off Tasmania
By: M E Skeel
The Southern Oceans are largely unexplored, especially at depth. The Australian CSIRO Marine and Atomspheric Research Unit conducted a survey in 2006-2007 that added greatly to our knowledge of the life that exists 3000 meters below the surface of the ocean. Their research vessel sampled...
Environmental crime explained
By: Barbara Gibbs
Something we are all guilty of, whether intentionally or unintentionally...crimes against the Environment.It could be said that Environmental crime began at the time of modern man and the felling of forests, creation of machinery and industrialisation. It seems everything we humans (most humans)...
What makes an ecosystem
By: Tanya Smith
An ecosystem is the place where the organisms of an environment have interactions between their biotic and abiotic components. These organisms respond to the environment and their functional attributes are:a) Energy flowb) Trophic levelsc) Biogeochemical cycling of key elementsd) Environmental gradients of organism diversity in...
Criminal environmental enforcement in the US
By: Robert Gary
Enforcement of environmental laws through criminal prosecution will be one of the touchstones to tell us what the word "change" means as it applies to the Obama presidency. If the level of prosecutions and incarcerations or major fines goes way up, then it will appear...
How to identify the varieties of low clouds
By: Frances Stanford
There are nine different varieties of clouds that you can identify by their appearance. These varieties are:1. Opaqus: This is a sheet, a layer or a patch of clouds; the major portion of which is dense enough to obscure the sun or the moon.2...
How to identify the varieties of low clouds
By: Lynette Alice
Everyone has looked up to the sky gazing at the clouds looking for familiar shapes, signs of the weather to come, or plain old curiosity. Most of the time though people have little real idea of what the clouds mean or are even correctly called...
By: Frances Laing
I've been involved in environment movements all my life. But it was only when I had my first child that I really took the importance of organically grown food to heart. I came late to motherhood - life begins at forty.In my twenties I...
Styles and types of solar box cookers
By: Douglas Sowers
Types of Solar Ovens Solar ovens are simple devices with four basic parts. They have a stand, a cooking pot, a greenhouse device, and a reflector panel. Well, they should be simple, but some have made it much fancier than it needs. We will start...
By: Darrin A Yarbrough
Dead zones in our oceans are found in areas all over the globe. The majority of these zones are found off the coast of Europe and Eastern North America. Ocean dead zones are causes by pollutants containing high amounts of nitrogen being dumped into major...
What is the origin of water, and how it was created?
By: Keith Hamburger
While there are many potential answers to how the universe itself was created, the answer to how water was created goes to that very question. The two elements that make up water are hydrogen and oxygen. Hydrogen is the most common element in the universe...

 

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