Melissa Weber

Social Scientist Writer

About Melissa Weber

Melissa is a social scientist pursuing a Ph.D. She is passionate about research and writing and has experience with data collection, data entry, data analysis, and communicating results. She conducts comprehensive literature and research reviews frequently. She's also interested in marine policy, marine tourism, and arctic shipping. Her expertise includes data collection, data analysis, and interpretation of qualitative, quantitative, and spatial data.

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Posts by Melissa Weber

Solar Panel & Wind Turbine

What are Renewable Sources of Energy? (Explained)

Renewable energy has been gaining popularity across the globe as of late. It is the fastest-growing energy source in the United States and has made up nearly 20% of utility-scale electricity generated in the United States in 2020. Renewable sources… read more

Invasive Plant

What is an Invasive Plant Species? (Explained)

Invasive species are plants, animals, insects, or pathogens that can cause significant ecological, societal or economic harm when introduced to a new environment where they are not native. Invasive species introduction into new areas can be accidental (e.g. via ships,… read more

Gas Tanks

What is the Difference Between Natural Gas and Propane?

Natural gas and propane are eco-friendly fuels with several advantages. They are commonly used for heating purposes, fueling vehicles, and cooking, among other things. There is often a misconception that natural gas and propane are the same. However, there are… read more

Off Grid House

10 Impressive Benefits of Living Off the Grid

For thousands of years, our ancestors lived off the grid until technology advanced and society became tied to public utilities. Now, in modern times, living off the grid has become a popular lifestyle choice. The idea of living off the… read more

Climate Change

10 Ways You Can Do to Help Fight Climate Change

Climate change has become one of the most pressing global issues. It is well-known that humans are the primary driver of climate change through our actions and activities, such as the burning of fossil fuels for energy, manufacturing and more.… read more


What is Homesteading & How Does it Help the Environment?

Homesteading has garnered increased attention in recent years. As more and more people become increasingly aware and conscious of issues related to food security, health and wellness, and the environment, it has prompted the re-emergence of the homesteading lifestyle. The… read more