Posted in Uncategorized by admin on March 28th, 2013
At one time in the history of this country, it probably seemed as if the trees would never run out, and the demand for lumber was strong for decades as the new nation was being built. However, many formerly wooded areas bear the scars of large-scale logging operations, and ecologists have discovered that trees don’t grown as quickly as formerly believed.
Many parts of the Tongass National Forest in the southeastern part of the state of Alaska were so heavily logged during the last century that entire Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Uncategorized by admin on September 27th, 2012
You think about your environmental impact all the time in ways you might not even realize. You look into Reliant Energy from Texas Electricity Providers and you decide to recycle instead of toss your soda cans. But are your children learning everything they can about improving our planet? Reforestation is a great subject to broach with your kids and here are a few easy ways to do it. Plant a Tree: If you’ve got a yard or even a park nearby spend a Saturday planting a tree. Have your child help you care for it over the coming weeks and months and talk to them about how trees positively impact the environment. Do some Research: Get online with your child and do some research on heavily deforested areas like the rain forests. Look at maps and find some local reforestation efforts you can become a part of. Go to School: Talk to your child’s teacher about doing a short presentation to the other kids about how they can help in conservation efforts. It’s a good way for your child and their peers to learn in an interactive manner.
Posted in Uncategorized by admin on February 26th, 2012
Finding ways to live green and protect the environment provides a healthy world for future generations to live. Most people are afraid to go green because they assume it could be costly or they may have to make drastic changes to their lifestyle. However, these changes are simple to incorporate into you daily lives that will have a major impact on the environment.
Conserving energy not only helps the environment, but it also helps you save money. Replace regular incandescent bulbs with energy efficient light bulbs. This will use 75 percent less energy and the bulbs will last longer. Wash clothes Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Uncategorized by admin on February 25th, 2012
Reforestation is basically the re-planting of trees in forest and wood land area where a lot of trees have been removed from. Sometimes the trees are removed because of fires or natural disasters such as storms or tornado. Other times trees are removed by companies who cut them for the timber that is used for construction jobs.
The reason reforestation needs to be done, is because trees are an essential part of the ecological system of the world. As trees grow they absorb pollution in the air and replace the oxygen which has been polluted.
When large areas of Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Uncategorized by admin on February 24th, 2012
Every day the forests of the world is destroyed for one reason or another; if not to build new places to live then for the lumber. Trees are where many of our worldwide animal populations live, this is not just a local problem it is everywhere. The trees provide food, protection from the weather, places for the animals to live and protection from other animals.
Every time reforestation occurs, everything and everybody on earth benefits. The planting of trees whether they are the same ones that Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Uncategorized by admin on February 21st, 2012
Forests are a great way to help anyone breathe fresh air. Trees work in several ways to remove pollutants. They also exchange carbon dioxide for oxygen. Oxygen is required for humans and forms the core of respiration. Reforestation makes a dramatic impact on several environmental issues. Planting trees ensures that air is clean and fresh. Reforestation also lowers the amount of global warming that occurs. Forests are a valuable source of shade. The limbs and leaves use the energy from the sun to grow. This reduces the amount of energy that is trapped in the atmosphere and lowers the overall Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Uncategorized by admin on February 19th, 2012
Sharing In Reforestation – Saving The Environment
Forests play an exceedingly important role in the balance of nature. Without tree roots, soil erodes. When heavy rain events occur in large deforested areas, flooding and mudslides result. Without a sub-system of tree roots and seasonal moldered foliage, soil loses nutrients and dust storms prevail. Forests supply oxygen to the earth and act as a filter for wind-borne pollutants.
Helping With The Rebirth Of The Forests
Deforestation may be caused by chemical Read the rest of this entry »