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On the Trails: Winter wanderings

...quite productive. We found a place where a hare had run back and forth, stopping long enough to eliminate colorful waste products and nibble the buds from the tip of a spruce branchlet that had been cut from a low-hanging branch several feet...
Beautiful lawn vs. faithful pet

...Dog waste chemistryUnderstanding why urine and feces can affect the lawn requires understanding the makeup of these waste products. The fundamental problem involves the concentration of nitrogen in the solid and liquid waste. Primarily in dogs...
Empire Editorial: Is Fukushima tainting one of Alaska's most valuable resources?

...cause cancer. And many understand that certain chemicals, such as cesium-137 and strontium-9, contained in said waste products can accumulate in fish by being deposited in bones and muscle permanently.We are concerned our Alaska salmon are...
Kidney donation brings 2 Anchorage women together

...failing for 10 years, in part due to a congenital condition that gave her abnormally high cholesterol. Kidneys filter waste products out of the blood. As her disease worsened, Teas, who is 63, grew more and more fatigued."You start feeling...
On the Trails: Dung - a resource for its producers

...slit through which the male feeds her and, eventually, the chicks. What a life!Humans have often used their own waste products, euphemistically called "night soil" to fertilize agricultural fields. This practice tends to foster the distribution...
How to be an egg

...into the body cavity.The growing embryo produces waste products, of course, as it metabolizes the yolk proteins...basic options for disposing of nitrogen-containing waste products of metabolism: ammonia, urea, and uric acid. Ammonia...
Knowles' call rings true

...or ever perfect all of the environmental processes and new technology to do what is right about the discharge of waste products into Alaska waters. On Thursday, Gov. Tony Knowles, reflecting growing public impatience, indicated he has had...
Fairbanks borough to resume recycling

...landfill had been hauling paper back to the base. The Air Force announced last year it would no longer accept borough waste products because it had privatized solid waste collection. Its new contract with R&D Environmental did not cover the backhaul...
Some odd vegetarians

...The tree vole lives in its own midden. Food twigs accumulate in a little platform, packed down by trampling and by waste products of digestion. As additional twigs pile up, the vole crawls under them to feed. The twigs are shoved around to make...
Thriving vs. dying: A simplistic approach to health

...good guys, the bad guys and the food they fight over. When the bacteria in our bowels becomes overpopulated, their waste products increase. The body attempts to protect itself by secreting mucus to line the sensitive intestinal cells. Damage...


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