What is biological control?
By: Jesse Cooper
The idea behind biological control is to recruit soldier organisms to wage war against other undesirable organisms. Many organisms may be employed to fight the battle; among them are these easily accessible and popular organisms: Bacillus thuringensis, Bacillus popillae, pheromones, and hormones. Bacillus thuringensis (BT)...
By: B. J. Deming
Finding gold in New England would be a great way to spend your summer vacation this year. True, your chances of striking it rich are practically nil, but it's an opportunity for sightseeing in the countryside and getting as much outdoor exercise as you might...
By: Omar Salvador
Let's conserve fossil fuels and save our environment. For centuries, homes around the world are brightened and made warm by fire. Some people burn wood for this purpose while others burn coal. Of course, wood is replaceable through the growing of new trees. But coal...
Understanding the dangers overfishing in the oceans poses on the entire marine food chain
By: Raquel Ildefonzo
For generations, fishing in the oceans has provided us an endless supply of food. But with major technological advances in the fishing industry, the problem of overfishing has become a continuing concern. Besides the apparent acidification of the oceans (brought about by climate change, certain...
By: AngelaWhite
You are laying on the beach, enjoying the sun and sand, when suddenly, you look up to see the water rushing away from you. Parts of the sand that had been underwater a second ago are now bare, full of fish and crabs and debris...
By: AngelaWhite
Causes of rogue waves are a mystery that researchers are struggling to answer now that their existence has been proven. Until recently, rogue waves were thought to be sea legends. Here are the most popular theories about the causes of rogue waves. Earthquakes. Ocean plates...
By: Wendy Brock
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Biosphere 2 is a research facility that serves life-long learning about Earth. Open to the public for tours and conferences, Biosphere 2 is a remarkable structure that houses all Earth’s biomes in one place. Biosphere 2 has many features and...
Why are we in a global water crisis?
By: Juan Pineiro
The years in which, us, humans have badly managed our resources have affected millions of people worldwide. This bad management has affected us economically, environmentally, and physically to the point where all kinds of species disappear and humans die every day as a consequence of...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Is it time to stop asking "What's your sign?" Probably. It seems that all of the science that has gone into devising astrological charts is no good. The Earth wobbles and the wobbling caused the planet to shift itself around enough to shake up...
By: D. Vogt
El Nino, formally known as the El Nino Southern Oscillation, is a major five-year climate pattern over the Pacific Ocean, which affects land regions all around that ocean, including at considerable distances from the coast. It is characterized by unseasonally warm weather, whereas the opposite...

 

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