Category Archives: Environment

Iraq’ Venice where People Live in Floating Houses

Iraq is colorful. In Tigris-Euprates marshland people live in floating houses. Some tribes live here. They do fishing here. These hoses are build easily , in 2-3 days. The population consisted of several tribes that had developed a beautiful, eco-friendly … Continue reading

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Satellite Reveals Indonesia’s Fast Dwindling Forests

Satellite images have found that Indonesia’s ancient forests, a treasure of biodiversity and also a buffer against climate change, have shrunk much faster than thought, scientists said. Between 2000 and 2012, Indonesia lost around 6.02 million hectares of primary forest, … Continue reading

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How Earth Avoided Global Warming Last Time

Geochemists have opined that  a huge rise in atmospheric CO2 was only avoided by the formation of a vast mountain range in the middle of the ancient supercontinent, Pangea. 300 million years ago, plate tectonics  aggregated land masses into a … Continue reading

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Carbon sequestration:A Process of Capture and Storage of Carbon Dioxide

Carbon sequestration is the process of capture and long-term storage of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and may refer specifically to: The process of removing carbon from the atmosphere and depositing it in a reservoir.When carried out deliberately, this may also … Continue reading

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Temperature Inversion and its Affects

Condition in which the temperature of the atmosphere increases with altitude in contrast to the normal decrease with altitude. When temperature inversion occurs, cold air underlies warmer air at higher altitudes. Temperature inversion may occur during the passage of a … Continue reading

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Ley Farming or Alternate Husbandry:An Ecofriendly System

Ley farming is an agricultural system where the field is alternately seeded for grain and left fallow. Another name for the method is “alternate husbandry”. In ley farming, the field is alternately used for grain or other cash crops for … Continue reading

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