The Medicinal Value of Peppers

The Medicinal Value of Peppers

The Medicinal Value of Peppers Bell peppers and chili peppers are common staples that add flavor and color to our meals, and they are easy to grow in a home garden. The heat of peppers is measured in Scoville heat units. A green pepper scores a Zero on the scale, jalapeño peppers earn around 2,500 […]

American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl

American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl

American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl $TSN, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB The Great Depression of the 1930’s was tough for most Americans, and farmers were really hard hit. Plowing up the Southern Plains to grow crops turned out to be a massive miscalculation that led to enormous suffering. In that circumstance 3 consecutive droughts […]

Healthy Soil Means Healthy & Nutritious Produce

Healthy Soil Means Healthy & Nutritious Produce

Healthy Soil Means Healthy & Nutritious Produce If the soil is healthy, the plants grown in it will be healthy. The increased nutrient content may even make the food more medicinally useful. Ocean minerals provide the substrates required for soil organisms to grow and mature, allowing them to optimize the proper populations. Experts have come […]

Bushfires on the Rise in Australia, + 40% Since 2007

Bushfires on the Rise in Australia, + 40% Since 2007

Bushfires on the Rise in Australia, + 40% Since 2007 The number of bushfires in Australia is on the rise, +40% since Y 2007 local scientists have found. In a new research paper, published earlier this year in the journal Royal Society Open Science, scientists from CSIRO and University of Tasmania also say the increasing […]

Deforestation, Prime “Man Made” Contributor to Global Warming

Deforestation, Prime “Man Made” Contributor to Global Warming

Deforestation, Prime “Man Made” Contributor to Global Warming Deforestation may well be the Key “man-made” contributor to global warming. Cut down trees gradually rot, giving off CO2 (carbon dioxide) the most important of the man- made, heat-trapping ‘Greenhouse gases’. Burn them, they give off CO2 faster. A possible solution is to manage this deforestation prudently, […]

Wildfires & Carbon In Our Atmosphere

Wildfires & Carbon In Our Atmosphere

Wildfires & Carbon In Our Atmosphere The Big Q: Do wildfires have a significant impact on global warming? The Big A: Much depends on what the fire destroys, there is tremendous variation among the species of trees in terms of carbon storage. Overall, the most carbon dense trees are those with high-density wood and large […]