Should Kruger National Park in South Africa decrease some of its elephant population?
By: Laura Lamarca
The killing fields of the Kruger National Park came under extreme fire from public outrage some ten years ago for its cruel and brutal methods of culling elephants and now, as history threatens to repeat itself, elephants once again find themselves staring down the barrel...
Where was vanilla originally grown?
By: Keith Hamburger
We've all heard the phrase "plain vanilla" used to describe something that is ordinary, but there really is nothing ordinary about vanilla. The phrase is probably derived from the most common ice cream flavor, vanilla, of course. However, vanilla is actually one of the most...
Weather Control
By: Ann Dennis
Using weather control is a dangerous and selfish way to protect our people.When one human being deliberately acts in a way that they know will take a life they are committing murder. Whether it is a gun, a car, a base ball bat or...
Should logging the rainforest be allowed to continue
By: David A.G. Fischer
Some time ago, scientists determined the undeniable environmental value of not just rainforests, but also of temperate, cloud and coniferous forests. The critically important, ecological role of our world's forest ecosystems is no longer a secret. The primary biological function of these ecosystems is to...
By: Carolyn Tytler
An earthquake is a violent shaking in the Earth's crust. It is caused by a sudden release of tectonic stress within rocks along a geologic fault line, or from volcanic activity. A great deal is known about where earthquakes are likely to occur but predicting...
By: Yzzy Quarker
Keeping Safe in an Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, you know it. An earthquake is a memorable experience that everyone talks about for days afterward and no matter its intensity, there is always talk of The Big One.' You know, the...
Hurricane Dilemma should Scientists Meddle
By: Tabitha Hergest
In the classical philosopher's dilemma, there is a runaway train which, if allowed to continue on its current path, will kill hundreds of people when it hits the buffers. However, it is possible to divert its course so that, when it eventually hits the buffers...
What are the causes of mass extinction
By: Joseph Malek
Natural disasters, disease and the failure to adapt to a changing or changed environment are the three major causes for a mass extinction event. In any event, one or all of the three could cause the complete loss of life on any part of our...
Santa Ana winds
By: C.M Porter
Most people in the US, especially California, have heard of the Santa Ana winds. These are the baneful, powerful west-blowing winds that spread devastating forest fires throughout Southern California throughout the summer. But very few people know what they are, or what causes them. The...
Where have all the honeybees gone?
By: Josef Graf
Hi,A note to let you know about this article, a current issue being addressed by the Earth Vision project - "Why the Bees Are Dying - and how to bring them back"at: http://www.evbooks.net/earth_vision_021.htmThis article opens the box on the disappearing honeybee...

 

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