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Find Out Truths about Farming Rapidly

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 Brijesh Singha (March 19, 2015)  You might have stumbled upon different and also odd realities, since truths can be anything that has a real record and while performing some research study about agriculture i have stumbled upon such intriguing quick truths concerning agriculture. So, allow's look at intriguing agriculture truths. â?¢ Farming came into existence around 10,000 B. C. in its first Agricultural .. (Nature)

Ancestral Healing & Witchcraft in Nigeria

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 Dr Shabah Healer (May 02, 2012)  Well Folks this time around i am taking you to one of the countries known most in Africa and everywhere in the world when you are by the airport it says “This is Lagos" not welcome to Lagos because right there is no welcome it is the city of the clever as they term it them selves. Well Nigeria many people practicing and believing in witchcraft and Voodoo in africa and they refer .. (Nature)

The Tanzanian Witchcraft and Ancestral Healing

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 Dr Shabah Healer (April 22, 2012)  Tanzania is a country located in the eatern part of africa and one of the largest countries in Africa and they largely speak Swahili. The Tanzanian community is known for witchcraft and in fact they largely show their witchcraft healing because when passing through the streets of Dar-salaam you would witness different people dreased in cultural dresses and they will ask you if you need .. (Nature)

Africa and Her Ancestorial Healing [CAR]

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 Dr Shabah Healer (April 22, 2012)  First and Foremost CAR stands for Central African Republic. The central African Republic is a former French colony and as the name is, it is right in the centeral region of Africa, it is the world's seventh poorest country in the world and its economy largely depends on foreign aid. This country has the most difficult and the most understable laws about witchcraft in the whole of .. (Nature)

Africa and Her Ancestorial Healing

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 Dr Shabah Healer (April 20, 2012)  Mother Africa and her Ancestral Healing Take Note My journey begun from the southern part of africa in a country well known by every one every where in the world by its freedom fighter Mr. (TATA) Nelson mandela and the country is South Africa. My research evolved on how people consider healing from the ancestral part to healing of doctors or western medication medication and here are my . (Nature)

Becoming an Effective Life Coach

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 Steve Waller (February 24, 2012)  Becoming a life coach isn’t as simple as people think it is. There are certain qualifications that a person needs in order to pursue this line of work. People who are in the business of helping other people with their everyday lives posses certain qualities that help them do their jobs effectively. There are no licensing requirements for this career path, but not everyone is .. (Nature)

Wind Turbine Utilization Is On The Rise In Costa Rica

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 Cliff Houser (December 22, 2011)  Clean wind turbine electric power surges within Costa Rica and Central America. Even though many areas within the Central American countries including Costa Rica have minimal local energy resources and a terrain that makes it difficult to run power lines, they are less dependent on traditional imports. As a replacement, they are really embracing sustainable energy solutions for example .. (Nature)

Drying and storage of snake venom

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 Lin Duzai (February 03, 2010)  Snake venom is a gelatinous liquid, water cannot evaporate out. In order to obtain higher-quality snake venom, we need to dry snake venom as quickly as possible, and without losing its activity in the drying process. There are three kinds of drying methods, namely, vacuum drying at room temperature, freeze vacuum and low-temperature vacuum freeze-drying. The quality of the drying .. (Nature)

Lemon Tree

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 Peter Gitundu (December 24, 2008)  A tree is a woody plant with protruding branches that are supported by the main trunk. In line with adding beauty, providing shelter to wildlife, attracting rain, they play vital roles in the environment. They absorb carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and produce oxygen which we in turn breathe in. These plants also prevent soil erosion ensuring that the important nutrients essential for .. (Nature)

Maple Tree

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 Peter Gitundu (December 24, 2008)  Nothing in our natural environment brings more beauty and performs many varied tasks at the same time like the trees. These are the woody plants, which have a trunk that supports the branches, and a vast network of roots that support the trunk. They serve a lot of purposes like beautifying our homes, landscaping the environment, providing homes for wildlife, preventing soil erosion as .. (Nature)

Weeping Willow Tree

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 Peter Gitundu (December 24, 2008)  Isn't it funny how some trees acquire their names? We probably have heard of names like Mimosa, palm, Cedar, cypress oakwood and mahogany, all referring to these woody plants, but some names like the weeping willow may be a new one. Used for varied purposes, they are considered the most important aspect of our natural environment. They in their own special way help to balance and keep .. (Nature)

Willow Tree

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 Peter Gitundu (December 24, 2008)  I think the tree is among the very first objects that a child learns to pronounce or draw as they grow up. This is because these plants are all around us, in all shapes and sizes. They are described as the perennial woody plants that have a large trunk which bears branches off the ground. They have many names that signify their species. One of them that we are going to look at is the .. (Nature)

Cumulonimbus Cloud

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 Mark Boardman (December 24, 2008)  Cumulonimbus cloud is a ‘heaped’ rain cloud. (Latin ‘nimbus’ translates as ‘rain'). Cumulonimbus cloud can be viewed as a bigger, more impressive version of it's little brother, the cumulus cloud. Occurring worldwide, except the Antarctic, cumulonimbus are most commonly found in tropical regions. They are low level clouds that extend vertically upwards to .. (Nature)

Autumn Leaves Provide a Spectacular Sight

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 Geoff Cummings (December 23, 2008)  The word `deciduous` comes from Latin, meaning “to fall off. " What is it that makes a trees leaves change color, and eventually to fall off? Although the leaves do it, the trees themselves start it, but they are doing this in order to survive. However it comes about, the performance dazzles the eye and stirs the heart of those who see it. And even as the extravaganza reaches its .. (Nature)

Ladakh - Stronghold of Rare Mammals

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 Tsewang Namgail (December 20, 2008)  Ladakh, the name conjures up snow-clad peaks, blue sky, brown hills, howling winds and fluttering prayer flags on high passes. Three mountain ranges: Karakoram, Ladakh and Zangskar dominate the moonscape of Ladakh. The region is culturally unique, exemplified by Buddhist monasteries dotting the region. It is also geographically unique with rugged mountains in the west and vast open .. (Nature)

World Reforms Strategy

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 Kh. Atiar Rahman (December 11, 2008)  There is no denying the fact that the North-South divisions were deeper in the case of biodiversity than in the case of climate change negotiation. In the case of biodiversity the developing countries had a to take the lead as they were rich in species. The developing countries view was therefore that the Northern concern about biodiversity did not justify any dictation to the South .. (Nature)

Damage In Biodiversity And Human Accountability

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 Roda Joanna Abaya (December 11, 2008)  As human population grows, the demand for the use of natural resources also increases. More people will need air and water, plants and animals for food, land use for shelter and manufacture of its other needs. As population grows, more forestlands need to be converted to agricultural and industrial use. “The human activities have raised the rate of extinction to 1,000 times its .. (Nature)

Hope - An Obama Environmental Reversal

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 M. Wolken (November 09, 2008)  The last eight plus years have dealt severe set backs to all things environmental. Whether it is dealing with global warming, saving endangered animals and plants or pollution of our land water and sea. It seems for many months an elite team of advisors has been gathered to help in a clean up and reversal mission on Bush policies and procedures once Obama takes office. Obama's list of . (Nature)

How To Keep Bees - Simple Beginners' Guide

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  Bee keeping is a hobby, believe it or not. These little stinging creatures can be a lot of fun if handled with care and there are a lot of sweet returns too. However, if you intend to take up this hobby you are best advised to get some basic knowledge about bee keeping - and the necessary mandatory equipment too if you do not want the post office calling you to collect your bees from .. (Nature)

Harvesting Honey - The Easy Way To Do It

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  Now every one knows that you are not doing nature a service by providing the bees a place to live by setting up a bee hive, they are quite capable of doing that themselves. Your main intention is to harvest honey, and a lot of it. The best way is to set up a bee hive and regularly inspect it for the produce. By inspecting the supers in the hive you will know that it is time to collect .. (Nature)

Honey - How To Obtain This Sweet Product By Keeping Bees

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  Honey bees work tirelessly to assist in pollinating flowers in the fields and collecting the nectar in their hives in order to process it into the sweet tasting honey as we know it. The nectar bees collect from the center of the flowers and process it to make a thick sweet liquid that is what we call honey. This honey is nothing but food for the bees. In the process of collecting .. (Nature)

Processing Raw Honey - How To Make It Fit For Human Consumption

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  When the bee keeper removes the honey from the honey combs he has to process the raw honey immediately to prevent it from crystallizing. Once the row honey comes into contact with the oxygen in the air it reacts and begins to crystallize immediately. This does not happen in the honey comb as the wax caps over each cell in the comb keeps the honey away from the air. Apart from .. (Nature)

Honey Bee Swarming - How It Means Loss Of Honey

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  Come spring and you will notice honey bees swarming. Swarming is the process when bees, in the thousands, will fly with the queen bee in the attempt to mate with her and also find a new place they can build their home. The bee hive is a very organized place. Each group of bees have their work cut out for them. There are the worker bees that need to build the bee hive, there are the .. (Nature)

History Of Beekeeping - Transition From Science To Art Revealed

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  No one can pin a date on when humans learnt to cultivate bees for their honey. Neither can anyone say for sure when man learnt that honey can be consumed. Perhaps man observed the bears and other animals in the trees pursuing honey bee hives and taking the honey from it and eating it. And as always man - following his ‘monkey see, monkey do’ instinct tried it out for taste .. (Nature)

Queen Bee - Her True Story Revealed

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  Scientists have studied the nature and habits of the honey bee for years and have some explanation to offer regarding the creation, nurturing and reproduction habits of the queen bee. Every bee hive needs a queen bee as the very survival of the hive depends on her. Each hive will have one living queen bee that has just one duty and one duty only, that is to go about laying eggs in each . (Nature)

Keeping Bees - 6 Great Tips For Beginners

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  1. What it takes to start bee keeping Bee keeping is not a very expensive venture and for anyone with a little space it is possible to start this business with just about $300 for one hive. This is enough to get started with and you can expand later if space permits. However, the very first thing that you should do is to find out whether you or any family member of yours is allergic to .. (Nature)

Combining Beekeeping And Apple Orchards - 5 Tips For Double Benefits

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  1. The different ways apples are consumed Apple orchards are all over the country and this is where the super markets procure their apples from. Apples are a very popular fruit and products made from apples are also widely consumed. There is apple sauce, apple cider, apple juice and then there are baked items with apples like apple pies and apple cakes. Apples are a favorite fruit of .. (Nature)

Beekeeping In Various Countries - 3 Useful Facts Revealed

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  Several locations all over the world produce honey for food and medicine. There are many beekeepers in certain parts of Europe, Africa, Asia and the United States. Though bee keeping started in Europe and was brought to the United States later, it is more modernized in the United States. There are different cultures for keeping bees in different countries. Honey is used as food in most .. (Nature)

Beekeeping History - 4 Interesting Facts For Bee Lovers

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  Bee keeping dates back to the 13th century BC when it was practiced by ancient Egyptians. Once it was introduced by John Harbison to the United States, it became more modernized with updated techniques and became the main profession and financial sustenance for beekeepers. There are other by products that are derived from honey which is propolis and royal jelly which are used for .. (Nature)

Extracting Honey At Low Cost - How To Make Your Own Extractor

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  How to make your own honey extractor To extract honey from the beehive one must have an extractor of honey. Honey extractors are available in the market and cost around $300, which is the approximate price of getting a new bee hive. Sometimes instead of investing so much money in a new honey extractor, several beekeepers who are located near each other collectively get a honey extractor . (Nature)

Honey Bee Ecology - 4 Things Beekeepers Must Know

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  1. Cross pollination and the consistency of honey Beekeepers rely on the several thousand varieties of bees to cross pollinate their flowers and create new species of flowers and also several different consistencies of honey. The beekeepers keep a track of the bees and their cross breeding so that they know where the bees originated from and their origin. This way they also know the .. (Nature)

Life Cycle Of Honey Bees - 3 Things Successful Beekeepers Know

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  1. The unique life cycle of the honey bee The queen bee lays eggs in the octagonal shaped cells and the eggs get attached to the wall of the cell with a strand of mucus. During spring when the eggs are being laid, the queen bee can lay up to 1900 eggs in a day. The egg remains in the cell until it hatches and there emerges a larva. There are nurse bees that have to care for the larvae .. (Nature)

Modern methods Of Beekeeping - 3 Great Disadvantages

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  1. Seasonal activities of the bees Bees can make honey only during the warmer months when there are a lot more flowers blooming and there is plenty of pollen for them to feed on, but during the cold winter months there is less honey produced by the bees. Bees like humans can sense the changes in weather and environment. 2. The life of the bees as compared to humans Bees have lives very . (Nature)

Transferring Bees To A New Home - 4 Points To Consider

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 Abhishek Agarwal (November 06, 2008)  1. The new beekeeper The new beekeeper will be more than enthusiastic to have his new bees arrive by post. Before the bees arrive he would have chosen a suitable place to put his new bees in along with the new hive. The place for the bee hive would have to be in a secluded area where the bees will not be disturbed by both humans and animals. The hive also has to be in a place where .. (Nature)

The Human Element of Environmentalism

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 Tony Mandarich (October 02, 2008)  The researchers at Paradise Earth agree that there is a need for stronger environmental policies, but also recognize that we need to find a way to help the environment without forgetting about the impact on the vast population whose survival is based on Earth's commodities. Restrictions placed on the land and natural resources have direct impact on indigenous peoples’ lives, but .. (Nature)

Spring is in the Air

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 Angela Holland (September 08, 2008)  Don't you just love this time of year? I do! That feeling inside of knowing something special and beautiful is just around the corner. It's presence in the air is so strong that you almost feel as if you could reach your arms out to the sky and touch it with your fingertips. What is it that I am referring to you might ask? It's Spring-time! Just recently, in my quiet time, I have been .. (Nature)

Preventing Rainforest Destruction

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 Wendy Pan (September 05, 2008)  An acre of rainforest is lost every second. That is a huge amount and this deforestation is contributing to climate change for the world. Many of the people who are physically responsible for the logging that takes place in the forests are dependent upon the trade for their livelihood. They feel, in many cases, that it is the only option available to them if they wish to support and .. (Nature)

Rainforest Layers

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 Wendy Pan (September 05, 2008)  The rain forest is made up of layers which will all have a different characteristic and be the home for a range of different birds, animals and insects. They will also support a huge variety of plant life which will vary according to the rain forest layers in which they exist. There are five rain forest layers which are clearly definable. The lowest is the forest floor. Much of the .. (Nature)

Homeschool Science - Studying Microclimates

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 Sheila Carroll (September 02, 2008)  Getting out into the woods, yard or even nearby vacant lot is one of the best means of gaining an understanding of natural processes-a key discipline in the sciences. Charlotte Mason, a British educational reformer saw the study of nature as the means of training the senses to absorb the all-important details and then to draw conclusions. A fascinating aspect of nature is the study of .. (Nature)

How to Tell Different Types of Birds From Each Other

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 Donna Bessken (August 11, 2008)  Practice is one part of it. Learning how to observe is another part of it. Paying attention to what you see is yet another aspect. If you know what you are looking for, it is a lot easier to find it. That is one principle that bird-watching shares with business and human relations and travel. If you know where you are going, it is easier to tell when you have reached your destination. .. (Nature)

The World of Animals and Their People

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 Merry Rosenfield (August 09, 2008)  In the world of animals, it's not just the endangered animals but every living creature that's worthy of our caretaking. It's hard for me to be so all inclusive, because visions of giant cockroaches are creeping into my mind's eye, but the truth is that every living thing has a place. I'm not one to believe that animals have the exact same rights as people, (otherwise we'd have to put .. (Nature)

Honey Bees Work All Year Long

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 M. Wolken (August 03, 2008)  Bees are like us; year around the bees have to work. The summer is the time the average person is aware of that six legged fuzzy torpedo shaped, yellow and black flying machine called a honey bee. The reason is the workers are most active outside the hive and swarms of migrating colonies can be seen then. From late winter to early autumn, bees work inside the hive to regulate the .. (Nature)

Nature, God and God Everywhere

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 Sarfaraz Ali (August 01, 2008)  This particular phrase can be used in a very broad context. More commonly it is used to refer to an occurrence that takes place in the substantial world and the universal life. It is imperative to comprehend its difference from the paranormal and hence it can basically be rated on a scale ranging from minute to colossal. In layman's terms, it is used for reference to the numerous living . (Nature)

Teach Your Children About Nature Through Nature Books

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 Victor Epand (July 31, 2008)  Books have a world of their own, where they are able to envelope the thoughts of a child, within the pages of color and beauty. They are the simplest tools one can use to make a point to a child. They are easy to understand and are printed according to the ages of children and their development stage. They make great gifts, and are invaluable and carry no expiry date. They remain in .. (Nature)

What Are Animals?

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 Andrew Tomkinson (July 30, 2008)  How many species of animals have been identified to date? The answer is close to two million and they are the most varied living thing on planet Earth. They have struggled to overcome tremendous obstacles, adapting their lifestyles in order to survive. They range from the animals that we all familiar with, big cats and birds of prey to the animals we have never heard of that live on the . (Nature)

Hummingbird My Special Visitor

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 Lucille Iacovelli (July 30, 2008)  The light rain brought a flurry of activity to the tiny deck just outside my kitchen door. I had just replenished the nectar in a glass hummingbird feeder, scattered a few hands full of seed along the railing and floor, then filled a clay dish with a mixture of corn meal and peanut butter that sends the squirrels and chipmunks into paroxysms of delight. My friends were all waiting. . .. (Nature)

E is For Elephant

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 Lisa Guarino (July 28, 2008)  We are members of the local Roger Williams Zoo and take some time to visit the zoo when we can.  They have a wonderful assortment of animals to see. Our daughter Emily's favorite animal is the elephants, because their name begins with E.    When we first got to the elephants they were outside and sort of far away in a fenced in area.  The zoo is going through some reconstruction. .. (Nature)

Arizona State Tree

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 Nathan Charlton (July 28, 2008)  The Arizona state tree is the Palo Verde. Palo Verde is Spanish for “green pole" or “green stick. ", and refers to the tree's greenish branches and trunk. The spelling of the tree's common name varies from “paloverde" to “palo verde", but “palo verde" is the most common. Arizona became a state in 1912 but the Arizona state tree was officially adopted in .. (Nature)

June Bugs

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 John McMillian (July 26, 2008)  Several years ago, we had a bad outbreak of Junebugs. I am not sure of the scientific name, but they are about 3/4 of an inch long beetles, brownish, fat, and gather by the hundreds on warm nights to any light, and sure make a mess when the Junebugs hit your windshield!! We are told that the larvae of Junebugs are grubworms, a fat, whitish grub found in lawmns, among other places, .. (Nature)

Soap Nuts The Environmental Aspect

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 Matthew James Johnson (July 20, 2008)  Environmental degradation has been a matter of concern for human species for over centuries now. Ecologist, biologists, and many other are engaged in a very tedious job of coming up with products which are less harmful to the human beings and the nature. Our ever increasing dependence on the technical advancements has left us on a verge of an era where, we can see our destruction owing .. (Nature)




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