Online Environmental Calculators

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Water Footprint Calculator http://www.waterfootprint.org Nature Conservancy Carbon Footprint Calculator http://www.nature.org/initiatives/climatechange/calculator/ Environmental Defense Fund – Paper Calculator http://www.edf.org/papercalculator/ Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator – US EPA http://epa.gov/cleanenergy/energy-resources/calculator.html Durable Goods Calculator US EPA’s WAste Reduction Model (WARM) http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/wycd/waste/calculators/Warm_home.html Recycled Content (ReCon) Tool http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/wycd/waste/calculators/ReCon_home.html … Continued

Vocabulary

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Anadromous To hatch in freshwater, and migrate to saltwater only to return to have your offspring in freshwater. Anal fin Provides balance. Adipose fin There is no known use; however, this fin is often clipped to differentiate hatchery fish from … Continued

Lifecycle

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The question has often been asked, what came first the salmon or the egg? This section strives to answer that question, although it will somewhat biasly begin with the egg. Stage 1: The salmon begins life as an egg. The … Continued

Anatomy

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Dorsal: The top of the fish, or the back of a human. Ventral: The bottom of the fish or the belly of a human. The Fins Dorsal Fin: Provides steering control and balance Adipose Fin: There is no known use; however, … Continued

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