A look at candy cane coral
By: Kim Sharpe
Candy Cane Coral. The technical name for this unusual coral is Caulastrea furcata. They are also very often called Trumpet Coral. These are a brightly colored coral with large branching stalks with tips that are brightly colored and quite unique in appearance. Something a lot...
Wind turbines for home, farms, and communities
By: Francis Jock
The Pickens wind turbine plan is a large-scale plan, truly a reasonable national energy plan by any measure. It calls for building thousands of wind turbines and a new power grid to distribute the energy across the nation. This is going to take time, resources...
How construction and the built environment can both benefit and harm the natural environment
By: Annaleise Getley
When contemplating the relationship between the natural and built environments, it is not a matter of good vs evil, but rather a matter of identifying which of every two options is less evil than the other. The very meaning of the words 'built' and 'natural'...
Preserving wetlands: A natural security issue
By: L. Woodrow Ross
Preserving wetlands is a vital issue. Wetlands serve many critical purposes in the grand scheme of nature. They act as filters to remove silt from the flowing waters, they support myriad forms of life, they reduct the impact of floods and more.Wetlands are the...
Hurricane Diversion
By: Darien Watkins
I vote "No", but not for the reasons most people would think. The major reason is that science has not gotten to the point where we should try to alter any system of the Earth. We just do not have a good enough understanding of...
By: Carolyn Tytler
The lowest place on the face of the earth has a singularly unattractive name: the Dead Sea. This body of water is about 50 miles long and 11 miles wide and it is located on the border between Israel and Jordan. The Dead Sea is...
History and basic facts about the Niagara Falls
By: Effie Moore Salem
Niagara Falls, one of the wonders of the natural world, is nearby Buffalo New York. It is about 12,000 years old. The Niagara River flows over a steep drop off and forms the falls. This river is a spill over from the Great Lakes...
Solution for the energy crisis: Solar power
By: Aaron Conor
Solar power is a unique form of energy that could very well fuel humanities lust for power in the near future. There are many reasons why solar power trumps other energy products, and these reasons are not necessarily what you think.Cleaner Environment -The argument...
Mars Nuclear Rockets
By: Joe Murray
A journey to Mars can be made relatively safely with acceptable hazards for the crew, but not by conventional means. After nearly a decade of research for my first novel, "Trajectories," I realized that for a "practical" manned mission to Mars, four conditions must...
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
One of the most beautiful sights is the Fjord of Saguenay in the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec. The mountain is majestic. The statue, Our Lady of the Saguenay, stands on the ledge as if to protect the fjord itself. It is one of the...

 

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