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Mountain Bike Riding Tips – Does Mountain Biking Cause Harm to Nature?

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Mountain Bike riding tips – Does mountain biking cause harm to nature, but there is little doubt that the popularity of mountain biking has increased in recent years. This is not without controversy – not long ago, there was discussion about allowing mountain biking in national parks where it had not been allowed before. Here …

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Building a New Home from Poured Earth

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Building a New Home From Poured Earth may sound a bit extreme even to an Eco-friendly individual, but there seems to be a growing interest in earth-based buildings these days. There are several possibilities for the attraction – earth-based structures are Eco-friendly, the building material is plentiful, and as the toxic nature of conventional building …

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Man Made Disasters List Part 2 The Dust Bowl Man Made Disaster

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Man Made Disasters Part 2 The Dust Bowl The Dust Bowl, also referred to as the Dirty Thirties, was primarily created by man with a little help from mother nature, from 1930 to 1936 and until 1940 in some areas. After several periods of unusual rainfalls, which encouraged settlement and cultivation in the Great Plains, …

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Native Plants Why We Should Garden With Them

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Native plants, why we should garden with them, and when we think of the typical garden, it often conjures up images of perfectly groomed and trimmed plants and flowers amid a clean bed of mulch. Many gardeners choose their plants based on what “look” they want to achieve, or other desired benefits. However, that approach …

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Growing Trees for Shade

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Growing Trees for Shade, so if you are currently trying to plant trees in order to shade your garden, you will probably want something that grows very fast and provides plenty of shade. With the many types of trees available, you will have no problem finding a variety that will grow extremely fast and provide …

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Dirty Gold The Negative Environmental Impact of Gold Mines

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Dirty Gold The Negative Environmental Impact of Gold Mines, and the term dirty gold is derived from gold that is mined with a negative environmental impact and deemed unsustainable. Unfortunately, gold is one of the dirtiest metals to mine, requiring large amounts of toxic chemicals and generating tons of waste. Here are some of the …

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Planting and Caring for a New Tree

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Planting and caring for a new tree, so when you have decided on which kind of fruit tree you would like, and where you would like it, you can finally start to plant it. If you buy your tree from a nursery, be especially careful when you are taking it from the nursery to your …

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Need Shade Trees How To For Growing a Shade Tree

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Do you need shade trees for the upcoming warm summer months? If you plan on growing some trees primarily for shade and you are currently trying to plant trees in order to protect your home or garden from the sun, then you want something that grows extremely fast and provides plenty of shading for your …

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Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

Product DescriptionThis book provides a professional text for undergraduate and graduate agricultural and biological engineering students interested in soil and water conservation in rural and urban areas. Subject matter includes all the engineering phases of soil and urban areas. Subject matter includes all the engineering phases of soil and water conservation for a one or …

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How to Grow Your own Food For Increased Security, Health, Financial and Happiness Benefits

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Learning how to grow your own food is becoming more essential for financial and climate reasons. First of all, consider the price of food that keeps on increasing it seems with each passing day. Next we have the climate change condition, which dumps heavy rainfalls producing floods, and other upcoming disasters like droughts and other …

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