The problem of sea urchins to coral reefs
By: James Johnson
Many people think that there is a problem with sea urchins on coral reefs. This belief stems from two sources. One is the fact that coral is comprised of two organisms, and one is algae which sea urchins eat. The other reason stems from press...
Animals of biomes: Physical and behavioral adaptations
By: James Johnson
Biomes are the ecosystems in which animals live and can be they separated into several categories. The animals living in those biomes adapt for maximum survival, both physically and behaviorally. They adapt by a wide range of mechanism and how they choose to adapt a...
How water determines prosperity and stability
By: Irrira Rikki
STABILITY OF NATIONS. How many drops of water does it take to make an Iceberg? And yet with out the water - none of us on Planet Earth could survive. It seems logical how prosperous lives depend on every drop for stability; and determines...
The types of corals that form coral reefs
By: Margaret Gaines
Coral reefs are home to two primary divisions of corals, hexacoral and octocorals. The divisions are defined by the number of tentacles of the polyp; the octocoral has eight tentacles while the hexacorals have six tentacles. Both divisions of corals form large structures made up...
What are igneous rocks used for?
By: Micheala Metz
Rocks of all shapes, sizes, and classifications are used in everyday life. There are three main classifications of rocks, depending on how they are formed. Sedimentary rocks are a composite of other rocks and minerals and forms when these pieces are deposited and fused...
The alternative energy source with the most potential
By: Irrira Rikki
RECEIVERS There is much to consider in the fields of an Alternative Energy Source in the form of Light, if we can only see value in its potential. The key to everything is to remember that we are the guardians of ourselves and our...
Energy-saving tips
By: Dan Hiland - 512667
Energy Audits and Energy Management: What's In It For You? Keeping one's home comfortable year-round is a top priority for most homeowners, as is maintaining its livability and usefulness. The last thing an owner should have to worry about is how much that comfort and...
Energy-saving tips
By: Peter Flom
There are many simple ways to save energy; some involve very little time or effort, some involve more time or effort, but may have bigger savings as well. Here are a quick 25. 1. Turn off light bulbs when not in use - savings =...
By: Morgan Carlson
When fighting fires there are many different techniques for each variety, from house fire, to grass fire, to forest fire, yet what doesn't change are the essentials. These essentials range from the behavior of fire itself, the way it moves, and how best to undermine...
Biodiversity: A variety of definitions
By: Erica Jobman
An iridescent school of fish gliding through a coral reef; a flock of birds navigating by the moonlight's gleam; a horde of monkeys chattering from the safety of treetops; tiny yellow flowers beckoning to passing insects. These are just a few of nature's glories the...

 

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