Why some people view nature as an enemy to be conquered
By: Alli Guaman
Nature can be found in the simplest of things to the most complex and in every location. Without nature, survival is impossible, and it is perhaps for that reason that some wish to tame it. Many see nature as a battle arena rather than a...
By: Karen Parker - 704366
Combustion is the process of rapid oxidation of a substance accompanied by the simultaneous evolution of heat and, usually, light. In the combustion of common fuels, the process is a chemical reaction with atmospheric oxygen. The principal products of the reaction are carbon monoxide, carbon...
Why is New York's Lake George the 'smartest' lake in the world?
By: Leigh Goessl
A lake in upstate New York is soon going to be much 'smarter,' in fact 'smarter' than any other lake. A new initiative that is being designed to study and manage the lake's unique ecosystem. The project is taking place in Lake George, New...
Underwater Forest found in Gulf of Mexico
By: Leigh Goessl
A remarkable find has been made underneath the waters off the Alabama coast. Divers have discovered an ancient forest that had been very well preserved beneath the Gulf of Mexico. According to Live Science, the forest, which is comprised of Bald Cypress trees, has been...
By: D. Vogt
Air pollutants are chemicals emitted into the atmosphere, as a result of human activities, which have negative consequences for humans or the environment. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the six main pollutants are ozone, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur...
By: Michael Totten
Increasing the amount of oil drilling and oil shipping will inevitably result in more oil spills. Existing methods of cleaning up oil spills are not adequate to the task. Magnetic nanotechnology could be the solution. Why existing methods of clearing oil spills are limited Existing...
What caused a mysterious orango goo substance to wash up on Alaska shores?
By: Leigh Goessl
In August 2011, residents of a small rural village in Alaska were shocked by a strange surprise that washed up on its shores. Authorities had confirmed a weird orange goo substance appeared in the village of Kivalina and arrived through the town's harbor. At the...

 

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