Dangers found in jungles
By: Maggie O'Cala
Jungles are defined as "a wild land overgrown with dense vegetation, often nearly impenetrable, esp. tropical vegetation or a tropical rain forest." Beautiful tracts of land but filled with danger that we do not face in other types of environment.It is imperative to...
Overview of the Late Triassic period
By: D. Vogt
The Late Triassic period is an epoch which lasted from roughly 230 to 200 million years ago. It is also referred to as the Upper Triassic, because in paleontology, more recent eras tend to be represented by fossils in higher layers of sediment, while the...
By: John Louie Ramos
Photosynthesis is a process of food production of plants, algae and other photosynthetic organisms. In such process, photosynthetic organisms known as photoautotroph aids in the purification of the atmosphere by converting carbon dioxide into organic compounds that they used as food and nutrients, eventually photoautotroph...
By: Rebecca Adele Scarlett
There is a huge "detox" industry today. With all the studies showing that exposure to certain substances, even in small amounts, over a period of time can cause cancer, illness, or early aging, we have become obsessed with avoiding and purging these chemicals from our...
By: B. J. Deming
Earthquakes can be terribly destructive, but as with all seismic events, they also reveal things to us that otherwise would be deeply hidden, like natural resources or even the secret testing of a nuclear bomb. This is why many people, not just geologists, need to...
Basic terms used in ecology
By: Lea Miller
"Ecology" is the study of how living creatures relate to one another within their environment. It includes all the processes that promote the continuation of life and the preservation of the environment. The ecology of a specific area is known as an "ecosystem." Everything...
By: M. Halyard
The top three categories of agricultural products of California are fruit and nuts (about $11 billion produced annually), livestock and poultry ($10 billion produced annually), and vegetables and melons ($7 billion produced annually), according to the California Department of Agriculture. With over 75,000 farms...
German scientist predicts new Ice Age now approaching
By: Terrence Aym
Panicking people fleeing dying cities…Pandemics and epidemics breaking out…Europe facing regional famines…Countries going to war…Millions dying…The plot for a new Hollywood disaster movie? No. Scenes from the near future. For those that live in the upper half of the northern...
By: Matilda Willows
Volcanoes are natural and amazing phenomena of our planet earth. They are often recognized as mountains but are not always in mountain shape. They sometimes occur as flat holes on the earth's surface or under the ocean. They often make their way to news headlines...
Volcano facts for kids
By: Stella Kaye
If you decide you want to learn about volcanoes you will find it a fascinating subject to be interested in as there is a wealth of information to discover. Amazing new facts are being discovered all the time by people called volcanologists. They know...

 

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