How is Drinking Water Treated?

Many of us have the privilege of opening a tap and water comes out. It is an everyday thing for us and we are used to this luxury. But, have you ever wondered how the water coming from your kitchen tap is treated so that we are able to drink … Read more

Water Shortages In the World

he importance of water cannot be made clear enough. We use it in production processes, in the cultivation of land and for human survival. Water Water is a valuable resource, one that we cannot renew or replace with anything else. Just about three quarters of the world is covered in … Read more

Food Preservation: How Preserving Food Effects Our Lives

There’s a basic fact about the food we eat: it’s perishable. Any time you’ve pulled some forgotten takeout from the back of your fridge, or observed the terrarium of mold that was once a fresh loaf of bread knows this. Our food is derived from organic life, plant or animal … Read more

Environmental Preservation, What it Means to All

The idea and principles of environmental preservation in the United States and in any part of the world is widely viewed as the act of setting aside precious and now-limited natural resources to avoid damage in any forms caused by man-made intervention. Such human demands on the environment include the … Read more

How Does Water Pollution Affect Humans?

Water pollution is the term given to the undesirable effect of the addition of foreign objects to any body of water. The term first entered widespread use during the 1980s but the phenomenon had been around for many years, and especially a result of industrialization in countries. Water pollution is … Read more

Ecotourism Benefits the Galapagos Islands?

Ecotourism sounds like it is good for the environment: after all it has the word “eco” in it. But like many things too much of a good thing can cause irreversible damage and this is true for the environment and those wishing to visit pristine areas. Ecotourism Benefits of Galapagos … Read more

Using Effective Soil Conservation Methods

Soil Conservation – Using Effective Soil Conservation Methods There are many causes of soil erosion and fortunately, there are many soil conservation methods available to help deal with the issue. Quite naturally over time some soil erosion is expected. Particularly due to the natural changes that occur within nature. Each … Read more

How Many People are in the World?

The ever expanding world population arises the greater question of how the planet’s limited resources will be used among so many people. We already know that resources are not distributed equally. The wealthy populations in the West use far more oil based resources than the combined people of developing nations, … Read more

The History of Bartering: Still Has A Place Today

Barter is a method of exchange by which goods or services are directly exchanged for other goods or services without using a medium of exchange, such as money. The history of bartering extends back to early human existence. Yet today, bartering still has its place in modern life, as a … Read more

Ithaca Hours and How They Work

What are ithaca hours? | How They Work? The Ithaca HOUR is a local currency used in Ithaca, New York and is the oldest and largest local currency system in the United States that is still in operation. The basic premise of the Ithaca HOURS is that one Ithaca HOUR … Read more