By: Victoria Tiegert
Towards the end of winter, most people begin to anxiously await spring's arrival. We are tired of the damp, cold weather and ready to feel some sunshine on our faces and see the earth's rebirthing process starting again. The following are the top ten signs...
Wind turbines for home, farms, and communities
By: Richard Roberts
Producing your own energy with wind turbines is rewarding in multiple ways. First it saves the owner money by reducing and sometimes even completely eliminating the electric bill. Second it helps to reduce pollution that is produced by coal powered electric plants because wind turbines...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Riparian restoration involves returning an area to a quality of habitat that will sustain life, enhance life, or cause a return of living things. A riparian or habitat zone is associated with water and the adjoining soil that has a high moisture content. We think...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The term "hazardous waste" brings up images of anything that is hazardous, including biologicals, solids, liquids and gases. But the official definition of hazardous waste can vary. The EPA, for example, begins with the requirement that the waste is solid. The US Environmental Protection Agency...
The significance of bad weather when flying
By: Grace Angel
Weather conditions play very important role in flying and the safety of an aircraft. This is because if the weather is not sufficient for flight, the pilot is not capable of controlling the plane and therefore the lives of the passengers and crew are in...
How pollution affects the food chain
By: Heather Hamel
Since 2006, over 30 percent of America’s bees have vanished. Scientists have not been able to figure out why, but pollution is one of many likely causes. Even surface water sitting around in various parks and farms is loaded with pesticides. In 2008, it...
How pollution affects the food chain
By: Sandra Gillhouse
The food chain actually rings itself back to its first link upon reaching the decomp stage. All things naturally consume from the simplest form, i.e. plants to insect to rodent to animal and so on, but upon death a new opus takes place and...
By: Thom W. Conroy
Although the task to clean your house after a nearby willdfire can be a great deal of work, those who live in fire prone areas consider themselves in most instances fortunate to have a home to return to following the disaster. To soot and ash...
Composition and sources of sand in the Wahiba Sand Sea
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
Composition and Sources of Sand in the Wahiba Sand Sea, Sultanate of Oman The Wahiba Sand Sea can be divided into two physiographic units, the northern and southern regions. The Northern Wahibai region is principally a huge megaridge arrangement, while the Southern Wahiba chiefly consists...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Water is our most needed resource. There is a vast amount of water that covers most of the Earth's surface. There is often either too much water or too little water. But what water there is, whether fresh or saline, is subject to many forms...

 

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