Medicinal uses of Pithecellobium dulce and its health benefits

ABSTRACT Phytochemical screening of plants has revealed the presence of diverse chemicals together consisting alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids, steroids, glycosides, saponins. Several plants extracts and phytochemicals show antioxidant free radical scavenging properties. Secondary metabolites of plants function as unconscious process against predation by several microorganisms, insects and herbivores. Plant merchandise is a part of phytomedicines since … Read more

The Effect of Eucalyptus Oil on Pests and Weeds

Outline of research: Over a time period of three months an experiment will be carried out to investigate the effects of Eucalyptus oil on weeds and possibly pests. An area with plants affected by pests and weeds will be found by looking for damage to plants affecting their growth. Then drops of Eucalyptus oils will … Read more

The Serious Problem of Air Pollution in Saudi Arabia and the Solutions to the Environmental Issue

Air pollution could be defined as any substance that may harm the environment, and the living beings. Air pollution can be classified as visible and invisible. We can divide air pollution into two types, primary air pollutants and secondary pollutants (Miller). The damage causes by air pollution varies from place to place, as determined by … Read more

The Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is one of the most iconic places to visit in United States. The park became protected after Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant; “which after being passed set aside the land from being developed and guaranteed its preservation” (Wikipedia ‘Yosemite National Park’ 2015. Web. 22 May 2015). Yosemite was formed over 10 … Read more

Globar warming

What is global warming? Global warming refers to extreme changes in the Earth’s climate. The term illustrates dramatic increases in atmospheric and water temperatures experienced as a result of growing amounts of greenhouse gas emissions. Humans are responsible for producing these gases via cars, electricity, and factories. The main products of these activities that are … Read more

Mangroves: Importance and Threats

Mangrove vegetation includes trees, shrubs, palms and ground greeneries that develop within the intertidal areas of waterfront and estuarine edges (Benfield, 2002). There are about 20 families of plants that have individuals in mangrove area and they share several specialized features that enable them to adapt with the stressors related with regular inundation by the … Read more

Rhetorical Analysis Of James Hansen’S “Why I Must Speak Out About Climate Change” 

The former opening line of NASA’s mission statement, “To understand and protect the home planet,” served as a sensible basis for Dr. James Hansen to dedicate his life to the study of climate change and to present his findings to most of the modern world. Yet despite being a credible source and producing factual information, … Read more

Light pollution and sky glow

Set up a piece of white paper so that it is equally illuminated by indirect natural light. Choose a place where the light is bright. The most important thing is that the paper is illuminated evenly. Choose a time and place during which it is unlikely there will be any changes in how much light … Read more

Essay on Fossil Fuels

The variety of fuels used to generate electricity all have some impact on the environment, some negative (Power Scorecaard.) Scientist have addressed many problems that generating electricity may cause. Nuclear power plants are generating large quantities of radioactive waste. Fossil fuel power plants release air pollution and require cooling water and can ruin large lands … Read more

What can cause a tsunami?

In the Atlantic ocean there could be a tsunami, it’s a rare moment, but possible. The most reason why a tsunami is caused are by earthquakes. A tsunami can be caused by a underwater landslides or a volcanic eruptions. It could be caused by a meteorite crashing into the ocean. Tsunamis It could be a … Read more

Reaction to Leonardo DiCaprio’s Before the Flood

Summary Before the Flood is a National Geographic film starring Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who travels through various countries to meet with scientists and leaders in order to discuss the damage done by and future dangers of climate change. The movie begins when DiCaprio was appointed to be the Messenger of Peace at a United … Read more

The Serious Problem of Air Pollution in Saudi Arabia and the Solutions to the Environmental Issue

Air pollution could be defined as any substance that may harm the environment, and the living beings. Air pollution can be classified as visible and invisible. We can divide air pollution into two types, primary air pollutants and secondary pollutants (Miller). The damage causes by air pollution varies from place to place, as determined by … Read more

The Impact of Globalization on Water Resources

Understanding Globalization (GSSC 1083) Research Paper Professor’s name: Jamie Zarowitz Date: 17th January How has globalization impacted water scarcity? Can you imagine living in a world where the most abundant and needed resource water was not available to you? This is the reality many people around the world are facing right now. Globalization has brought … Read more

Designing of a CO2 emission calculator

The first part of this chapter will focus on rationalizing the selection of various technologies for the development of this project. In this, the usage of CodeIgniter framework and the NetBeans IDE for the development of the web application and the designing of a CO2 emission calculator as opposed to the usage of a CO2 … Read more

Violence Against Animals In SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Shut Down Aquariums Immediately For a long time the public has been outraged over SeaWorld entertainment parks and those affiliated with them. Recently, SeaWorld announced that they will no longer breed Killer Whales, but there’s a twist. SeaWorld made the public believe they agreed to stop breeding to treat animals fairly, but they only agreed … Read more

Causes of Global Warming

Global warming is not just an environmental issue but a global issue that havening around us. There are a few factors that cause the surface temperature of the earth to become higher. The factors of global warming can categorized into two, which are natural and human influence (Causes, Effects and Solutions, 2017). Natural influence can … Read more

What is PEST analysis?

PEST analysis describes a framework of macro-environmental factors used in the environmental scanning component of strategic management. It is a strategic tool for understanding market growth or decline, business position, potential and direction for operations. PEST is an acronym for “political, economic, social, technological. In other words PEST basically stands for Political, Economic, Social and … Read more

Types of Seed Dispersal and Its Importance

In order for new plants to grow, seeds need to be distributed to different areas away from the parent plants. A disadvantage of plants compared to animals is that plants cannot physically get up and move themselves to different places. Seed dispersal is a very important part of nature and how plants coexist with other … Read more

Different types of biomes

Ponds and lakes These regions range in size from just a few square meters to thousands of square kilometres. Scattered throughout the earth, several are remnants from the Pleistocene glaciation. Many ponds are seasonal, lasting just a couple of months (such as sessile pools) while lakes may exist for hundreds of years or more. Ponds … Read more

Lifestyle and livelihood

In the last few decades, several man-made unsustainable activities and interventions have accelerated the problems related to shelter, environment, food, health, society, culture and working pattern. These problem-areas are also associated, linked and guided mainly with lifestyles and livelihoods. Appropriate lifestyles and livelihoods can help us to move towards a more healthy, livable and sustainable … Read more

Ozone Layer and Causes, Effects and Solutions to Ozone Depletion

Ozone layer depletion is the destruction of ozone gas of upper atmospheric layer (stratosphere), caused by substances formed from breakdown of ozone-depleting substances (ODS). The ozone layer plays an ultimately significant role in absorbing ultraviolet radiation that are hazardous to living creatures on the Earth. It was until 1974, chlorine was found to be the … Read more

Causes and Effects of Acid Rains Nowadays

This paper focuses on one of the main pollution related problems that affect the modern day world. The problem under study is acid rain. This form of rainfall is yet another of mankind’s caused problems since it results from production of nitrogen oxides, carbon dioxide and sulfur oxide gases in large amount due to activities … Read more

Negative Impact Of Coal Mining On The Environment

Coal extraction is more harmful than the burning process because it has a larger effect on the pollution it causes, contributes to climate change and lastly the landscape and surround .The extraction of coal can generate different types of pollutions that can affect both humans, animals and plant life. The different types of pollutions include … Read more

Baobab Tree – The Tree of Life

Baobab bonsai are one of the world’s most fascinating bonsai. Baobab trees grow in Africa, and are one of the world’s most unusual looking trees. There are many legends revolving around the Baobab tree, among one of the most common being that the tree was cast down from heaven and grew upside down, as the … Read more

The problem with plastic

There is no doubt that plastic is incredibly useful. However, as author Jessica Knoblauch says “the chemical building blocks that make plastic so useful are the same components that might harm the people and the environment”. Plastic is made of chemical products derived from petroleum. However, most plastics contain other organic and inorganic compounds with … Read more

Environmental problems affecting Cuba

“ There are many effects that the environment has on Cuba. Some problems include deforestation, pollution, climate change causing sea levels to rise and floods. Deforestation in Cuba was really bad in the early 2000s. Now they are trying to reforest areas because of how bad it was in the 2000s. They cut down trees … Read more