Coming into the Light: How Solar Power Continues to Evolve

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As one of the major developments in modern technology, many people assume that solar power is a ‘finished’ invention – something which has already been discovered and is no longer improving.  In fact, that couldn’t be further from the truth.  Solar technology is constantly being worked on and upgraded.  Even just in recent years, there have been incredible leaps and bounds that have catapulted the solar panel industry to new limits.…

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Common Septic Systems: How They Work and Typical Issues

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Septic systems are important, and just because they’re underground and can be mostly forgotten about doesn’t mean we don’t need to take care of them once in a while. If neglected entirely, they can be very difficult to ignore once something does go wrong. Domestic treatment plants and septic tanks of all kinds need regular maintenance. Before you can maintain your septic system, you’ll need to know how it works! Here are the fundamentals for the most common types of systems, and some of the issues which can arise.…

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Two effective methods of habitat conservation

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Pollution, urban sprawl, the expansion of agricultural land and the harvesting of wood have all contributed to the destruction of many habitats. This, in turn, has led to large numbers of plant and animal species becoming endangered or extinct. Here are two ways that governments and environmentalists try to protect and restore habitats which are at risk of being destroyed: The establishment and management of national parks Many people view national parks as mere tourist attractions.…

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