Environmental : Health & Medical
The Alarmists are constantly telling us that unless drastic action is taken to reverse what they perceive to be man's profligacy, then we're heading for the most serious conditions ever experienced on earth. But the proof they offer is weak and unsubstantiated.
OLED is a new technology for thin, efficient and bright displays. OLED can also be used to create efficient and thin light sources. OLED lighting will be the cleanest of all technologies, and many companies are racing to become the first provider of these new green lights.
Pure water is the essential component of life and it is the one thing people are not paying much attention to. People are more worried about other things like economics or global warming, but all the while our pure water supplies are dwindling away each year. With out public awareness the whole plan
In this age of digital technology, printing presses still play a major role in the production of a range of materials such as booklets, posters, postcards, brochures, business cards, calendars, stationeries etc. While this wide-spread process of printing gives us such informative and eye pleasing pr
The world we live in today is one that is generally recognized for being heavily polluted and being damaged beyond repair by the human race. Hopefully things are changing with this though as we do all have the option to be more eco friendly and do our tiny little bit to save the planet, added up tog
Many methods of extracting oil from natural resources have a huge impact on the environment; we talk about the fragile sand castles of modern times. Tar sands have only recently been counted as part of the world's oil reserves, and why? Because methods have only recently been discovered that al
Global warming has long been a feared consequence of our industrial revolution, yet why has it taken so many years for governments to actually take it seriously? Here, we shall look at the different areas the world as a whole needs to combat in an attempt to reduce the effects that global warming fa
Solar cookers are what you can call a green product, 100% because they use the energy provided by the sun in order to cook food in a healthy way, with zero consumption of traditional energy. Depending on where they are used, solar cookers are a necessity, a choice or a fun item, and I will tell you
As Americans become more eco-conscious and switch to reusable shopping and grocery bags, it can be overwhelming trying to select from among the dozens of options. How do you find the right bag to fit your lifestyle? Here are some questions to consider.
Clean water is a major issue especially in small towns, where due to heavy industrialization or other developmental activity the water sources have become highly contaminated. The contamination of water is with a variety of pollutants, organic and chemical - acid drainage, agricultural runoff, sewag
Many people do not consider all the problems with the aftermath of a group of huge Wildfires like those, which struck California in October of 2007. After the fires were put out, there were 100,000 of thousands of tons of ash to be removed, much of it toxic. This is enough to top off a huge landfill
Wild populations of Asiatic elephants are down around 30,000. Yet African elephants which number in the hundreds of thousands get more attention and conservation money.
How do microorganisms in the intestinal tract potentially influence biological functions beyond the gut, and how do they play a role in the development of other diseases?
I've always found it interesting that we have a planet which is covered by water, at least two thirds of it that is, and yet, we find ourselves at a shortage of drinking water and fresh water supplies. The real challenge is the distribution of freshwater, the rest is salty and we can't dri
Stabilization ponds are an important part of the wastewater treatment cycle. In this article I examine the characteristics of the anaerobic and maturation ponds.