The effect of the melting polar ice on climate change
By: Alison Fernandes
There has been much media interest in recent times over the melting of the polar icecaps, both Arctic and Antarctic, and this has raised questions in many people's minds as to what is really happening to our planet - so what is the effect of...
By: Janet Grischy
The largest earthquake ever recorded struck Chile in 1960, measuring 9.5 on the Richter scale. Approximately 1,655 people died in the monstrous quake. Besides the devastation in Chile, about 140 people died in Japan, 61 in Hawaii, and 32 in the Philippines. A...
By: Sammy Stein
Tsunami means 'harbour wave' in Japanese and is the term used to describe the huge, powerful waves which occur in large bodies of water. Tsunamis are caused by several natural events, all catastrophic in proportion and all causing energies to be released which are trapped...
Ways to prepare for any natural disaster
By: Rick Storm
Number One Must Have Item for a Natural Disaster Whether your region is prone to any type of natural disaster, or not, every home or apartment should have is a natural disaster kit. This kit can be easily organized and filled with items specifically needed...
Proposals to stop global warming
By: Edwin Rydberg
Human-moderated climate change is true, but what's the way forward? It's hard to imagine that anyone doubts human-moderated climate change is a reality. Despite attacks by 'skeptics' (in quotations because a skeptic is usually considered to be someone who looks at the data objectively, but...
Why our Planet is Heating and Cooling and what to do about it
By: Lime Yellow Tesseract
Contrary to what every oil company would like us to think the world's climate is changing. Global climate change is affecting all of us, causing our world to warm though there is a problem here, the question asks if the warm is warming, and yes...
By: Angie Pollock
Hurricane season begins June 1st and ends November 30th. The 2010 hurricane season has been predicted by some meteorologists as being “above-average” for the amount of developments occurring in the Atlantic Ocean. The Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project has predicted 11 to 16...
The difference between a tornado watch and warning
By: Jimmy Flatbush
The United States experienced its first tornado outbreak of 2010 last week, as tornadoes ravaged large portions of the Deep South and Mississippi River Valley. On average, the United States records more tornado sightings than any other country in the world. Volatile atmospheric conditions, combined...
Facts about tornadoes
By: Bill Georato
The two most famous tornadoes in popular culture are probably from “The Wizard of Oz” and “Twister”. Modern fascination with these storms really started on May 10th, 1996, when “Twister” was released; ever since then, the idea of storm chasing, as it&rsquo...
By: Victoria Tiegert
Towards the end of winter, most people begin to anxiously await spring's arrival. We are tired of the damp, cold weather and ready to feel some sunshine on our faces and see the earth's rebirthing process starting again. The following are the top ten signs...

 

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