10 Energy Prices Shock Hawaii Farmers Into Alternatives

September 9, 2013

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Cocke, Sophie. “Energy Prices Shock Hawaii Farmers into Alternatives.” Honolulu Civil Beat. 15 Aug 2013. Web. 9 Sep 2013. This article discusses how Hawaiian farmers are warming to the idea of using alternative energy sources.  Remember to compose your post in Word and save it there before posting! There are several elements of the Toulmin Method of […]

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9 Life inside a Chinese mining company

September 9, 2013

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Ming, Hua. “Life Inside a Chinese Mining Company.” TheGuardian.com. 6 Sep 2013. Web. 9 Sep 2013. This article discusses one part of China’s very big pollution problem from a worker’s point of view.  Remember to compose your post in Word and save it there before posting! There are several elements of the Toulmin Method of argument at […]

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8 Rat and mouse poisons devastating Irish barn owl

September 9, 2013

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Burke-Kennedy, Eoin. “Rat and Mouse Poisons Devastating Irish Barn Owl.” The Irish Times. 5 Sep 2013. Web. 9 Sep 2013. This article discusses how a species of barn owl is being wiped out by pesticides.  Remember to compose your post in Word and save it there before posting! There are several elements of the Toulmin Method of […]

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7 Will fences save Africa’s lion king?

September 9, 2013

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Roach, John. “Will Fences Save Africa’s Lion King?” NBC.com. 30 Jul 2013. Web. 9 Sep 2013. This article discusses the fight for land – much of it the natural habitat of the animals – between people and lions in Africa.  Remember to compose your post in Word and save it there before posting! There are several elements of the […]

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6 Saving most of Earth’s plants may take just a bit of land

September 9, 2013

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Roach, John. “Saving Most of Earth’s Plants May Take Just a Bit of Land.” NBC.com. 5 Sep 2013. Web. 9 Sep 2013. This article discusses how saving key bio diverse areas of the world may in turn save a variety of plants.  Remember to compose your post in Word and save it there before posting! There are […]

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5 In South Florida, a Polluted Bubble Ready to Burst

September 9, 2013

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Alvarez, Lizette. “In South Florida, a Polluted Bubble Ready to Burst.” New York Times. 8 Sep 2013. Web. 9 Sep 2013. This article debates two sides of an issue surrounding polluted water and high rains in Clewiston, FL.  Remember to compose your post in Word and save it there before posting! There are several elements of the […]

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4 Climate Change May Impact Vital Ocean Chemical Cycles

September 9, 2013

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Mintz, Zoe. “Climate Change May Impact Vital Ocean Chemical Cycles.” International Business Times. 9 Sep. 2013. Web. 9 Sep. 2013. This article discusses the reasons why warming ocean temperatures may have a large impact.  Remember to compose your post in Word and save it there before posting! There are several elements of the Toulmin Method of argument […]

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3 Not Enough Higher Ed Going Green

July 7, 2013

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Yates, Neil. “More Colleges, Universities Going Green, But More Should Participate, Expert Says.” DiverseEducation.com. 27 December 2012.Web. 7 July 2013. This article discusses the efforts – and lack of efforts – made in colleges and universities in terms of “greening” their campuses (it might be interesting to see how “green” USCB is while working with this article!) […]

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2 Forest Fires – Prevention and Supression

July 7, 2013

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Boyle, Alan. “Will Forests Flourish After Fires? In a Warming World, Not Always.” USAToday.com. 5 July 2013. Web. This article discusses how the U.S. deals with wild forest fires (be sure to click links in the article on topics you’d like to know more about) and its environmental impact.  Remember to compose your post in Word and […]

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1 Fracking in the UK

July 7, 2013

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McKie, Robin. “Will Fracking in Lancashire’s Green Hills Solve Britain’s Energy Crisis?” The Guardian. 6 July 2013. Web. This article discusses fracking (be sure to read “About Fracking” at the end of the article) and its environmental impact in rural England.  Remember to compose your post in Word and save it there before posting! There are […]

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