By: Rachel Puckett
Have you often looked at a lizard or turtle and wondered how they could possibly have babies? They aren't very affectionate looking and they don't seem to be very maternal, but like all animals reptiles do reproduce and have some interesting ways that they achieve...
By: Pam Uher
The Orinoco (oren-o-ko) River winds and twists through the lands of South America before it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. It begins is flow in the Parima Mountains between Venezuela and Brazil and makes an arch through Venezuela before it meets the ocean. This murky...
By: W D Adkins
Starting as a modest stream in the Peruvian Andes, the Amazon flows south and east until, by the time it reaches the Atlantic Ocean, it is the largest river on Earth by volume and the second longest. Over the course of its more than 4000...
By: Brandi Carpo
Reptile reproduction varies between species. Most reptiles reproduce sexually, while a few are capable of asexual reproduction. There are six families of lizard and one family of snake that are known to reproduce asexually through parthenogenesis. Depending on the species, reptiles reproduce by either laying...
By: Chris Pearce
Agriculture is a major industry in Australia, employing over 400,000 people and accounting for three per cent of gross domestic product. About 70-80 per cent of Australia's agricultural production is exported overseas. Gross farm production was $34.6 billion in 2006-07 and is estimated...
By: Mike Neves
Global warming is on the news all the time. Its a cause of no life on earth. Global warming is affecting parts of the world. Antarctica, Alaska, and north pole, ice capes are melting and animals are dieing. You know the water is rising and...
By: Greg Slack
WHEN WILL PEOPLE WORLDWIDE HAVE ENOUGH CLEAN, SAFE WATER TO DRINK?This is a question of all time. Indeed, when we look at the way population has grown in the last one-hundred years, and the way the environment in general has suffered, we are forced...
By: Robert Williscroft
If you have followed my extensive writings about the "green world," you may have gotten the impression that "environment" and "environmentalist" have very little in common.You are familiar with the word "ghetto." In today's parlance, a "ghetto" is an area of a...
By: Christopher Calder
British scientist James Lovelock, the father of the living earth Gaia theory, has stated that nuclear power is the only way to have a large human population on planet earth without causing global warming and destroying the environment. Nuclear power is the only technology that...
By: Brandi Carpo
Andrew, Charley, Katrina, Rita. How does a tropical storm, or hurricane get its name? The process of naming a tropical storm was developed to make it easy to identify and explain a particular system to those who may be affected by them during the course...

 

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