- Cotton is the biggest non-food agricultural crop in the world.
- It uses 11% of the entire world’s pesticides.
- In developing nations specifically, 50% of pesticides go towards cotton. 715 more words
Michigan State University scientists have pinpointed a new source of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas that’s more potent than carbon dioxide. The culprit?
Tiny bits of decomposing leaves in soil. 536 more words
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“The leaf particles act as tiny sponges in soil, soaking up water from large pores to create a micro-habitat perfect for the bacteria that produce nitrous oxide.”
by Axel Wood
May 3, 1851
PORTLAND, OR – There is no words that can describe how horrific, painful surgeries can be. Even to a strong man, the moment when the surgical instrument tearing the skin, going inside the flesh, and bringing infinite pain can be worse than being dead. 982 more words