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17th March 2011

How Photovoltaic Solar Cells Cut Out The Middlemen

Most people don't realize it, but in reality, everything on the planet is actually solar-powered – from "infernal" combustion engines to your own body. The problem is, for most of history that energy has had to go through virtual "middlemen," with co...

01st February 2011

How to Teach Sustainability to Children

A lot of us, whether at home or at work, are now familiar with sustainability and what practices it entails. But have we ever stopped to think if sustainability itself also needs to be sustained? Yes, it does. Like values, sustainability has to be instil...

26th January 2011

The Minuscule organic factory by the name Algae: How do they make it possible?

The catchiest talk around the world is global warming, and renewable energy. Not because its catchy but because its worthwhile did this article initiate. Well, all of us know about algae, the slimy creature that tremendously grows above water sources...

13th October 2010

Exterminating Cabbage Eating Caterpillars

Caterpillars eat the leaves of cabbage plants. And when a large portion of the leaves are eaten or gone, the plant will have a hard time growing. Photosynthesis, which is the process by which plants produce energy for growth will lessen. Aside from cab...

13th October 2010

Protecting Cabbage Plants from Pests

Aside people there are other species that enjoy eating cabbages. Animals are included in that list, as well as the pests that make every day cabbage life hard. These so called pests, feed on the fresh and crisp leaves. This article will identify the commo...

23rd September 2010

5 uses of solar energy

5 uses of solar energy Our earth gets most of its energy from the sun. We call this energy solar energy. Sol means sun. Solar energy travels from the sun to the earth in rays. Some are light rays that we can see. Some are rays we can't see, like x-rays...

31st July 2009

How Do Plants Get Nutrients in the Soil in a Conventional Farming System?

Plants need an adequate supply of nutrients — particularly nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium — to grow well. Ideally, these nutrients should be available in the proper quantity and at the time the plant can use them. This ideal timing, if complied w...

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