By: Annalyn Andriyenko
The refractometer, what is for and why do we have it? What does it look like and what is the history behind it? Here is a quick run down on why we have refractometers, how it was born and what it looks like anyway. The...
Knowing the signs of heat exhaustion
By: Jimmy Flatbush
Soaring temperatures and oppressive humidity levels are slowly gripping much of the United States. The combination of extreme temperatures and relative humidity pushes heat indexes into triple digits, thus prompting local weather offices to issue heat advisories and warnings. Heat indexes that exceed 90 degrees...
By: Selenna
Hurricanes are the most severe category of tropical cyclone. A typical hurricane grows to a massive 300 miles wide causing destructive winds, heavy rains, storm surges, and tornadoes that cover a large area. The worst hurricanes in history have taken many lives and caused billions...
How biochar may help save our planet
By: Erich J. Knight
To me, in the long run, the final arbiter / accountancy / measure of sustainability will be soil carbon content. Once this royal road is constructed, traffic cops (Carbon Board) in place, the truth of land management and Biochar systems will be self-evident. A dream...
Winter solstice in the northern hemisphere
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
Winter solstice is a beautiful looking phenomena that shows how stunning are earth really is. How is it formed and why do we have it? Besides being a natural beauty and interesting complex of our earth. Winter solstice in the northern hemisphere happens when the...
The native Hawaiian chant of creation/evolution and the food chain
By: Colette Georgii
The Hawaiian Creation Chant also called the Kumulipo describes the birth of the world or of Earth and how the intricate ecosystem web of life continues up through the food chain. The Hawaiian Creation Chant was translated in 1897 by the last Queen of Hawaii...
New ideas and methods to replace carbon footprint units
By: Ray Burke
The Green Scale What is a carbon footprint? What does it relate to? Who can say how much 30 tonnes of CO2 feels like or looks like much less describe your own carbon footprint in simple terms, except to be vaguely high or low. Most...
By: Lynette Alice
The manner in which a tropical storm forecast is created is a simple step by step procedure combining several diagnostic elements. Knowing the there is a simple process to follow is the easy part, actually interpreting the data that is at the disposal of the...
Current issues in invasive species management
By: Melissa Swan
Kokua Hawaii: environmental issues of invasive species Hawaii is one of the most diverse places on our Earth. In Hawaii temperatures and conditions allow for year round growing season. There has been an uprising in forward thought to become more self-sufficient and independent. Schools are...
By: Rex Trulove
For nearly 30 years now, we've heard about the terrors of our impending and immediate global warming. It would be a valid concern if it weren’t a hoax. Unfortunately, it is indeed a hoax, and people are gradually beginning to realize it. To begin...

 

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