By: Jimmy Nightingale
Water is the stuff of life.Water makes up between 55 and 80 percent of our bodies and is an essential ingredient of life as we know it. Yet it is one that we in the developed world take largely for granted. We turn on...
How do individual conservation efforts affect worldwide availability of drinking water?
By: Krista Tannahill
The daily action or inaction of each individual across the globe has a continual and exponential effect on the earth's ability to remain sustainable. The excess consumption of valuable natural resources occurring in developed countries has a direct impact on the growth and sustainability of...
Ways to protect your car during hurricane season
By: Laura Hinds
Your car can be one of your most expensive and prized possessions. As hurricane season approaches, it is time to start to map out your plan to keep your car safe from damage. Perhaps the most obvious thing you will think of is to move...
How do individual conservation efforts affect worldwide availability of drinking water?
By: Kennedy Ifeh
We are caught in a situation of global depletion of safe water by the circumstance of our collective actions. Our rivers, lakes and oceans have been contaminated by municipal, agricultural and industrial activities. Our own immediate water sources have also been affected deriving from neglect...
Diverting Hurricanes away from Major Cities
By: Earl Mcgill
Although atmospheric scientists have never been able to pin down the exact spot where a hurricane will make landfall more than a day or two in advance, it is not inconceivable that someday in the distant future they will possess the wherewithal to divert the...
A look at 2009 hurricane season forecasts
By: Denise Calaman
Every year scientists such as meteorologists estimate the probability of an intense hurricane making landfall along the coast of the United States. They study previous weather patterns as far back as 100 years in the past and current climate trends in order to try and...
Atmospheric effects of wildfires
By: Jessica Fierro
A wildfire is an uncontrolled fire that occur in mostly wild land areas. Wildfires can also destroy homes and agriculture. They are labeled wildfires due to the size, speed, and stability to change directions instantaneously from one directio to the next. Wildfires can cross river...
How plants interact in rainforests
By: James Johnson
Just like people and animals, plants throughout the world all interact with each other in various ways. Some produce specific nutrients needed by others, some provide support, some provide protection. Many compete with each other and some even prey upon other plants. While many of...
Symbiosis in the rainforest
By: James Johnson
Symbiosis is living together in a mutually beneficial and interdependent fashion. It is a complex interaction between plants, and between plants and animals. A total symbiotic cannot survive and propagate naturally without it's partner, and that partner does not mean a male/female relationship, but is...
By: Michael T. Heath
Drops in the BucketThere is a farmer I know who never stops to fill up a watering can to replenish his flower or vegetable gardens. He leaves one or two under the tap, and they get filled by the small leak he permits in the...

 

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