Some cultures have no word for garbage. They don’t think of any object as useless. How is it that we in the U.S. can have so much garbage? And where does it all go?
Month: February 2006
In cities, gardens not only encourage teamwork, but they also help cool air and reduce heat.
You don’t usually see it, and you don’t usually touch it, but we use oil constantly, when we travel in cars or buses, when we heat our homes, even when we turn on the lights.
Scientists say that 2005 was the hottest year on record. But it wasn’t just heat that caused alarm; our earth was plagued by a great number of extreme natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina.
Did you know that there are owls living in Central Park? In fact, there are several types, including Long-eared Owls, Great Horned Owls, and Screech-Owls.
Mountaintop Removal (MTR) is a new, dangerous and destructive method of extracting coal.
Coal mining is a dangerous job. Mine safety gained national attention when 12 miners were killed in an explosion on January 2 at the Sago Mine in West Virginia.
Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately.
This year marks the first year that all New York City public school students in grades three to eight are required to take state tests in English Language Arts (ELA) and math.
You would know how I felt if any of your relatives went to war. I saw my uncle on TV once over Christmas, wishing us a Merry Christmas. He was very sad, and so was I. He really misses us.