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Overactive Immune System and How to Balance It

The immune system is designed to protect the body against bacteria, viruses, parasites etc. However, although it usually prevents disease, sometimes it can cause it. This article explores what we can do to balance it and help it function more effectively. An overactive immune system can cause several diseases such as allergies, asthma, hay fever and autoimmune disorders, of which ...

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Landfills and the Environment

There is so much talk in the developed nations about recycling and reducing the filling of landfills, and even ceasing to use landfills as in the philosophy of “zero waste”, that it is easy for us in the west to forget what is happening elsewhere. It is a fact that with rising global affluence, landfills are being built ever faster ...

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Humus – Organic Soil and the Ecosystem

A healthy soil is one that is rich in nutrients and life, it is the building block of any organic garden. Soil is complex and a delicate ecosystem all in its own. A complex community of organisms, that convert a large variety of inactive organic materials into the essential nutrients plants need to thrive. Chemical fertilisers can destroy these organisms ...

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Aquaponics – A Complete Ecosystem For Organic Gardeners

If you have been considering an organic garden, then you really should look into the advantages an aquaponic garden provides. Aquaponics is essentially a hydroponic garden done organically with the addition of a fish pond. It is a complete ecosystem that utilizes fish waste as organic food for the plants and adversely, the plants clean the water providing a safe ...

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How to Go Green With Kids’ Toys

Global warming and imbalanced ecosystem are the harsh realities of today’s world. But more and more people are now recognizing the need of the hour and trying to inculcate environment friendly ways in their life. Popularity of organic food and solar heaters are apt results of this awareness. Children being the future of this world also need to be taught ...

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The Truth About Bamboo, The Environment, and Pandas

It’s time we faced the truth about the condition of our world. The truth is, our world is in crisis. Our forests are rapidly disappearing and the environment is continuing to deteriorate. However, there is some really good news on the horizon, and it concerns an amazing plant that’s been used by human beings for millennia–bamboo. In fact, bamboo appears ...

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Symbiotic Relationships

Relationships are inevitable for any living being whether it is an animal, a plant, a microscopic organism or a human being. Symbiotic relationships are relationships where two organisms of different species live and work together, each one of them benefiting from mutual cooperation. This term is generally used in biology for explaining the relationship between two entities that need each ...

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Commercial Diving – Diving To Work

By definition, commercial diving is a branch of professional diving. While many of us enjoy the delights of the aquatic world for purely recreational purposes, for some people, the underwater ecosystem is a place of work. This article covers the detailed description of the distinct branches of commercial diving, meant for anyone considering commercial diving as a career or for ...

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5 Ways to Create Reserve Energy Everyday

Did you ever feel like your “get-up-and-go” got up and deserted you? Has a stressful situation left you feeling drained and unmotivated to perform the simplest tasks? Most of us have experienced times of stress followed by fatigue. The resiliency to work, play, and enjoy life after stressful times requires enough reserve energy to bounce back. Bruce Lee said that ...

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