Month: August 2014

biodiversity and endangered species

Deforestation Not Sustainable Or Responsible Deforestation is directly responsible for about 20 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to the carbon released when forests are burned, deforestation impairs the planet’s capacity to absorb harmful CO2 from our air, which compounds the greenhouse effect, global warming and climate change. Because of deforestation, ecosystems in some regions […]

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prion disease and TSE

Prions Recycled As the California drought meets the summer heat, Governor Jerry Brown and other elected leaders want more recycled water production. His administration has made $800 million available in loan financing for water agencies to treat wastewater. On the surface, this seems to be a resourceful idea for California and other parched regions. If […]

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