Volcanoes, what they do and how they're formed
By: Martin W. Schwartz
Here is the explanation of the complex geologic processes that result in the formation of volcanos:"Volcanos are defined as a "geological landform, consisting of fissure in the earth's crust, above which a cone of volcanic material has accumulated". Near Sicily is an island...
Signs that spring has arrived
By: Colleen Mart
In the Mohave Desert in Southwestern America the signs that spring has arrived are quite different than places where there is more rainfall and flowering plants. But there are definite signs that you can’t miss, even though some of them are signs that you...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Asthma is a chronic disease which will affect the airways of the lungs and thereby make a person vulnerable in developing a restrictive lung disease which prevents the person from breathing in adequate amount of air for normal oxygenation. The underlying mechanism of asthma would...
By: M. L. Kiser
Solar storms and their effect on the planet Auroras have occurred for centuries, but until recent technology was invented, no one really understood them; many cultures have often been mesmerized by them or terrified of them. Sometimes in the past they were actually mistaken for...
By: Jerome Carter
Salmon farming is a profitable business because of consumer demand for salmon and the decline of commercially viable wild salmon fisheries. Unfortunately there are many problems associated with salmon aquaculture.The most commonly farmed species of salmon is Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)- in 1999 Atlantic...
By: John Louie Ramos
According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, an alarming 70% of the entire world’s fish stock has either been “fully exploited or depleted.” Overfishing is one of the most common environmental problems of the twenty-first century. Overfishing poses huge global...
Why hurricanes are given names
By: Mishra Planeswalker
Every year, we hear horror stories of viscious tropical cyclones known as hurricaines causing immense amounts of catastrophic damage. These devastating storms are whipped up in the middle of the oceans and then pass over land, leaving a wake of annihalation behind it. These storms...
By: Jim J Jones
The simple answer is "Yes." Here's why: The Kyoto Protocol is an agreement that is part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or UNFCCC. The purpose of the agreement is to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, and eventually work...
A guide to plate tectonics: How continents move
By: John Stephenson
The theory of plate tectonics and continental drift was first put forward by Alfred Wegner in 1912. Previous to this there had been various paradigms, such as the idea that the earth was flat and the belief that earthquakes and related tectonic activity were &ldquo...
Facts about volcanoes
By: Mishra Planeswalker
Everyone is familiar with the classic science fair experiment of a paper-mache volcanoe. However, seldom do people truly reflect and attempmt to understand what phenomenon is responsible for the real thing. How are volcanoes formed? How and why do they erupt? Why are they only...

 

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