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Some problems with biofuels are the expense of production, producing the same crops every year and the use of large amounts of water. Other problems with biofuels are food shortages and rising food costs. More »

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A biochemist conducts applied or basic research to develop life-improving products or study the chemical characteristics of living organisms. Biochemists typically work in laboratory teams performing scientific experimen... More »

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Americans each use about 100 gallons of water every day, which comes to approximately $500 a year for water as of 2015. Water usage can be reduced with low-flow plumbing fixtures and water-efficient appliances. More »

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Biofuels are plant-based fuels made from organic matter and can be used in conjunction with traditional fuels (such as fossil fuels) to create more sustainable energy sources. Current biofuels fall into three main catego... More »

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Water shortage problems can be mitigated by a combination of water conservation, augmentation of water supplies and importation of water from other locations. Residential water users, industry and agriculture can reduce ... More »

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Japan's natural resources include fish, agriculture and small amounts of metals and minerals. Japan is notable for boasting strong industrial output and a high standard of living despite having very few natural resources... More »

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Petroleum, or crude oil, is a fossil fuel that is frequently associated with the production of gasoline, kerosene, and diesel oil, but it has many uses. Some household products, such as detergent and candles, are made fr... More »

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