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  • Tilling the land leads to soil erosion
    How soil quality affects human health and nutrition
    We often hear about the healthy vitamins and nutrients that we get from eating certain vegetables, fruits, nuts, and grains and how essential they are to good health, but where do all of those healthy nutrients actually come from? It is a very...
  • King Tides can result in unusually high tides
    San Diegans should prepare to document King Tides this winter
    San Diegans should be prepared to observe and possibly help document King Tides this winter. The term, “King Tide” is non-scientific and means larger than normal tides that usually occur when the sun and moon’s gravitational pull...
  • Diane Minick
    Slow the water down
    The University of Georgia’s scientific study along with the US Fish and Wildlife’s supportstudy shows that the Etowah Watershed has more species of fish than any other in the Country. It finds 76 species in comparison to the Columbia...
  • Fonferek Falls
    Fonferek Falls; Niagara Falls' distant relative in Wisconsin
    Niagara Falls is a world renown landform that attracts visitors of all ages and countries. The intense hydro power and geologic aesthetics of the falls are only a few of the attributes that lure in the millions of visitors each year. But in a...
  • Drainage ditch
    Fight erosion in your landscape with good drainage
    Even dry climates can experience heavy downpours. One of the major dangers of rain in the landscape is erosion. It is vital that any property is carefully designed and built with provisions included to channel excess water away from vulnerable...
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    Nantucket house begins to slide into sea
    Gene Ratner's house at the end of Madaket on the west end of Nantucket has long been considered "most likely to fall into the ocean." While it escaped any serious damage during the boiling surf that accompanied Hurricane Earl the...
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    Will our beaches soon be gone?
    Will this be gone in the next few years?Jo LevyRelated articlesWhat you must know about sunscreen. Boston cancer resources Water saving challenge in towns around Boston E. coli in Cape Cod water. Boil water order in effect. What to do if it...