All posts by Matthew Roberts

Bluewater Advanced Wastewater Treatment Units

The major concern with the design and usage of normal septic systems is the potential of groundwater pollution. Pollution can come from metals, microbes, volatile synthetic organic compounds or other substances. In the US, septic tanks are reported as a source of ground water contamination more than any other source. Forty-six states cite septic systems as […]

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One More Generation

One more generation is a non profit organisation founded by two elementary students in Fayetteville, GA in late 2009. This truly inspiring story details how the two helped educate kids and adults about the plight of endangered species so they can save them for at least “One More Generation… and beyond”. Registered as a nonprofit […]

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Water Management In The Murray-Darling Basin

The Murray-Darling River Basin (MDB) is Australia’s most important agricultural region. The catchment area covers an impressive area of over one million square kilometers and is crucially important for the entire nation. The basin accounts for around $4.8 billion of Australia’s agricultural output and is a major source of water for Adelaide and northern cities […]

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Energy Sustainable Economy: Aruba,100 percent Green Energy By 2020

Aruba is an island settled in the Southern Caribbean on the fringes of the hurricane belt close to South America, the island is just a two-and-a-half hour flight from Miami and a four-hour flight from New York City and boasting year-round cooling trade winds and an average 82 degree temperature. Commonly described as “One Happy […]

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Hydraulic Fracturing: The Solution? Or The Problem?

Fracking or hydraulic fracturing is the fracturing of rock by a pressurized liquid. Induced fracking is the name given to the practice of drilling down into hard shale rock, and then pumping huge quantities of water, sand and chemicals down the hole, to fracture the surrounding rock. The resulting fissures form conduits along which fluids […]

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Oyster Shell Recycling Can Help Sustainability

Oyster shell recycling can help sustainability. The process of recycling discarded oyster shells can have hugely positive effects on the sustainability of coastal areas, its influences include; the cleaning of polluted oceans, the increase in future yields of shellfish and furthermore the ability to provide foundations for the future growth of oyster reefs. Oysters are […]

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Coral Reef Ecotourism And Its Impacts

Coral reef ecosystems are among the most biologically diverse and economically valuable ecosystems on Earth. Worldwide coral reefs attract millions of tourists annually that yield a significant economic benefit to domestic economies. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), recreation and tourism account for $9.6 billion of the total global net profit of […]

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