By: Don Beck
In the past several years there have been studies showing plants flowering as much as a month early, butterflies migrating weeks later than usual, changes in the timing and location of bird migrations, tropical frog extinctions, bears in Spain no longer hibernating because there is...
By: Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Understanding the Fundamentals of Hurricanes -Hurricanes don't just occur out of the blue, but require specific conditions to exist. These conditions must all be met in order for a hurricane to form. The conditions are:1. The water temperature must be at least 80 degrees up...
By: Alan Kohn
Global Warming is real. But the way we have chosen to fight it is ineffective. Even if we could stop all production of greenhouse gases (and that's not going to happen), the concentration of these pernicious gases that we have built up since the beginning...
By: T88
The Earth as a whole acts as a complex unit, with the goal of balancing energy and heat to all parts. If this is so, why are some places always the coldest or warmest? What conditions are needed to form extreme temperatures? Specifically, what causes...
By: Glynn Germany - 415387
"Shields up!"The protective field wraps the fragile craft in a shimmering cocoon. The attack begins with a blast of charged energy that is harmlessly dissipated into space. The attack picks up and the shields momentarily buckle, resulting in a feedback to the central craft...
By: T88
For most people visiting Mexico, they wish to go to a warm, sunny, coastal location. Most will enjoy a nice week of consistently warm temperatures and plenty of sunlight. However, some times of the year could present weather issues. If a person travels during the...
By: Jennifer Smith - 373109
White sands, tan bodies, coconut melodies, and crystal blue waters that glisten in the sun. Palms sway in the wind right along with the hammocks' and all is well in Mexico. When the sun sets the party really gets started as a rainbow of lights...
By: T88
A severe drought causes starvation in Africa. Flash floods kill thousands in the Caribbean. The hottest temperatures in years are witnessed in California. Thousands of marine species die off the coast of South America. These aren't scenarios out of a fictional science thriller. All of...
By: Chris Visco
Hurricane season in Mexico? Now you would think that we wouldnt even have to write an article on this one. Wouldnt you think the travel agencies would post this information and have everyone memorize it? Well, not so much. It doesnt look too good for...
By: Elizabeth Wordsmith
On September 21, 2007, the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer met for the nineteenth time at a United Nations sponsored summit. Two hundred countries met to revise a treaty first signed in 1987 to phase out and eliminate substances containing bromine...

 

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