Environmental : Health & Medical
The repercussions of marine spills are economic and can cause considerable harm to humankind and wildlife. Though there is consensus about the need to prevent offshore oil spills, they continue. What are the most effective oil remediation solutions available?
Plastic recycling is another form of recycling in which materials that are wasted in the shape of plastic can be used and thus they are found to provide many benefits to the society. Recycling also helps people to keep the environment safe and healthy and even friendly too. The wasted plastic can be
There is tremendous amount of heat energy, called geothermal energy, lying dormant under the surface of the earth. This can be a viable source of alternate energy, which can be turned into electricity to light or heat our homes. Unfortunately, geothermal energy remains untapped as it faces some seri
"Some researchers believe that by pumping water down to that trapped heat and then using the hot water to turn turbines as it returns to the surface under very high pressure. We could generate power for decades even centuries" Australian GeographicBeneath the surface of the earth lies a hu
Last year, the EPA released a list of over 40 "high hazard potential" sites around the country that contain coal combustion residuals, which are commonly referred to as coal ash. This substance is a product of burning coal and is often stored in containment ponds or dams near electrical ut
Without much public input the Congressional Budget Office has been preparing a new Green Tax that would be ready for the new president to sign into law.Frankly, there is no need for emergency-type regulations or price manipulation to get compliance from an environmental public already taking action
Biodiesel is something that can be made from any triglyceride. The product that is used the most for this in the United States would be soybean oil. Of course this is not the only oil used other oils include vegetable oil, corn oil, cottonseed oil, canola oil sunflower and a few others.
There are few lines of work as dangerous and intense as the commercial seafood harvest of shellfish every year in Alaska. However, few exploits turn up such treasures as the Alaska King Crab or mammoth sea scallops harvested in the icy, pure waters off the coast of the 49th state. The cooperation be
Sewage water must be treated and used for industrial purpose. It also reduces the risk of endangering living creatures. If not for the treatment of effluents, the chemical present in them will lead to the growth of harmful algae and pose a risk to living species.
As more and more people are looking for ways to do their part to save and protect the environment and reduce their carbon footprint, but finding a cost-efficient way to do so is not always easy. Leading suppliers of pre-engineered steel buildings now offer an energy-efficient "cool paint"
For years a war has raged about how to save the environment and the things people, companies, and governments could be doing to accomplish that task. I decided it would be good to add my two cents worth. Don't worry I will keep this simple so that anyone can participate and it will not cost the
Imagine a dot and lines radiating from center. Each line, then, is connected to the other by a central hub. And each line represents an element of our human condition. This is the synergy of the next generation. But, first, let me define "Next Generation." It is the now generation and that
Global enlightenment, catastrophe on earth, or even the end of the world. Worldwide disaster including giant tsunamis, hurricanes on every continent, and turmoil upon the earth.
I am a gardener Sometimes it helps to remind myself how to get back to the basics in a way that is less dependent on modern technology and chemicals and friendlier and safer for humans and other living creatures. Take some time to remind yourself about the simple and easy ways to keep gardening eart
If you live anywhere except under a rock, you most likely know Lake Lanier in Georgia has been facing its worst drought since it was built in the early fifties. In 2007, the lake hit the record low of 1050.79, which was a little over twenty feet below full pool. Last year the media nationwide was al
A great way to prevent a community from being trashed is to provide the appropriate trash receptacles in and around buildings, parks, apartment homes and pedestrian streets. This will prevent unwanted litter and debris from being scattered around. The closer together the receptacles are to each othe