Essay on Soil

How To Prevent Soil Erosion

Terrace farming is a farming method that makes use of a hill to create a multiplication farm. There are several steps known as Andes which are built into the side of a hill. The idea behind it is that any rain that falls and builds up on the Andes will overflow into another Andean below, […]

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In what ways are the effects of drought different in MEDCs and LEDCs

Today we live in a society where water is plentiful: we know that if we want water the garden or wash the dishes it is only a ‘turn of a tap’ away. However, when we suddenly find ourselves in a drought, only then do we realise just how much we use it and how it […]

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The Soil Erosion

While the nature takes from 100 to 400 years to build one centimetre of top soil, man can and often does destroy it almost overnight by haphazard land use and improvident husbandry. Irrational methods of cultivation, deforestation, destruction of natural vegetation due to over­grazing by pasturing animals etc. , accelerate denudation.Besides, failure of rains, floods, […]

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Effects of Open Burning

Over industrialization and globalization, the economic growth has been evolving since a few decades ago. Majority of human now are exposed to the advance technologies and luxury of life. However, these scenarios do not indicate that life nowadays is much better than the olden days. Every year without fail, open burning occurs everywhere. Especially in […]

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Sun, Soil and Standards: Simple Solutions Towards Sustainable Systems

Global warming, along with the cutting and burning of forests and other critical habitats, is causing the loss of living species at a level comparable to the extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. That event was believed to have been caused by a giant asteroid. This time it is not […]

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Fungus and Lichens

Lichens are a symbiotic representation of mutualism involving a fungus and a cyanobacterium or alga. Within this mutualism, that is, a symbiosis in which both organisms benefit, there exists a photobiont, the cyanobacterium or alga, which contains chlorophyll and photosynthesizes, producing carbohydrates for use by the fungi and itself. Also, there is a mycobiont, the […]

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Effects of Soil Errosion in the Philippines

Soil erosion is happening everywhere in this world. Especially near the water area and maybe it is happening below where we stand. One my grandparents told me, that one time when they were young a typhoon with its devastating rain hit manila. Because they were near river, because of the heavy rain without warning the […]

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