By: Rena Sherwood
Looking at the incredible variety of marine life and how they've adapted to such hostile environments, you truly realize that truth is greater than fiction. This is especially seen in three areas of marine life marine mammals, deep sea life and marine life around deep...
By: Firoze Hirjikaka
Just yesterday, I watched a news report on CNN that showed inordinately high snow banks in Maine. According to residents, they haven't seen this much snow in the last 15 years. In Chicago, citizens are fed up of stepping into mushy puddles of sleet, while...
By: Briar Miller
Does the evolution of animals really affect planet Earth? Our current concern about climate change certainly seems to suggest so. According to latest figures, global warming is increasing exponentially as a result of our production of excess greenhouse gases, particularly by burning fossil fuels. The...
By: Daniel J. Gansle
Soon after moving to Dallas some years ago, it didn't take me long to discover what the locals refer to as the "hot Texas sun." Coming from the East Coast, the land of shade trees, cool mountain highs, and deciduous forests, I had nary...
By: George Ivanov
Life is all-encompassing, mysterious, as its intricacies, history and variety are staggering and mind-numbing. How has the evolution of life impacted Earth? At first, the question is better asked in reverse; how has the Earth impacted the evolution of life?The answer lies in ancient...
By: Christine G.
Scientists believe that life began in the oceans which cover the majority of our planet. Over the last 2000 million years, plant and animal life has evolved from the simplest of creatures that were mysteriously spawned in the ocean... Protoplasm, a component of every living...
By: Ben Kritz
I have first-hand experience of two destructive hurricanes in very different parts of the world: Hurricane Isabel in Virginia Beach in 2003, and Typhoon Milenyo (Xangsane) in the Philippines in 2007. Despite the vast differences between the two countries I've lived in and how they...
By: Mo Siddiq
The evolution of animals, or, better put, the evolution of life has had a profound influence on our planet. This relationship between life and planet is often viewed as one-sidedthe Earth has gone through change and that has influenced life. While there is no denying...
By: Robert Williscroft
Where does usable energy on this planet come from? Three sources, actually. As our planet compressed during its formative stages it generated a lot of heat that is now stored inside the earth. We see evidence of this as not very useful volcanoes, and as...
By: Ian Loft
Predicting natural disasters is somewhat akin to fortune telling in that generalizations nearly always seem to fit post event. The Indonesian tsunami events of some few years ago illustrate this point quite well. Numerous learned' and expert' seismologists and geologists issued ominous predictions of future...

 

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