Posts Tagged ‘ deforestation ’

Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Mar 26th, 2013 | By
Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Oil plays a key role in supporting modern-day life. As examples, it is used in plastics, as a fuel, for heating, and as a fertilizer;
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Fast Fact; Fast Solution

Feb 5th, 2013 | By
Fast Fact; Fast Solution

“Each of us consumes an average of seven trees per year in paper, wood, and other products made from trees. Over a lifetime, this amounts to approximately 525 trees- sufficient to cover about 1 acre of land.” What YOU can do to stop this from happening: -Use social networking (email) instead of sending letters or
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The Secret Ingredient by Abbie Barnes

Nov 29th, 2012 | By
The Secret Ingredient by Abbie Barnes

Have you ever eaten Starburst or Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream, or used Herbal Essences or Dove? Along with innumerable other products they all contain one environmentally lethal product; Palm Oil. Orangutans, elephants, tigers and countless other animals suffer endlessly in the name of Palm Oil. Their rainforest homes in Borneo, Sumatra and Indonesia are
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Sacred Groves

Jan 20th, 2011 | By
Sacred Groves

Hello, folks, and sorry for the lull in posts. I’m going to take off my biologist hat for a while, and put on my conservation hat for a while. I’ve told you a lot about my research on Pelargonium, but that’s actually only one of two theses I’m working on – the other is on
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