Environmental crime: Fugitives who evade the law
By: Santi Meintjes
Almost everybody has committed an environmental crime mostly they are smaller ones, but many people have also committed big ones. Environmental crime in the sense of violating a law of the land is the more serious type of crime that is sometimes unwittingly committed, but...
Why the skies are blue
By: Justin Lee
Rayleigh Scattering Makes the Sky Blue.Rayleigh scattering (pronounced "Ray-Lee") is the light phenomenon that makes our skies blue. When sunlight passes through the atmosphere, light beams encounter tiny bits of dust on their way to the ground. These particles absorb energy from the incident...
How to reduce human water consumption
By: Laurie Childree
Water is every where but not all of it is usable. We can't drink the water in our oceans as it is and the animals in the oceans and lakes need that water to survive. We have ground water that isn't drinkable in places and...
Groundwater contamination: An assessment
By: Mary Fernandes
Water is the reason life exists our special planet Earth. Pollution to our groundwater isn't intentional, it is a result of technology and the way humanity has been able to flourish. Pollution, in a sense, has become a way of life. This problem can be...
By: Cody Hodge
When I first heard about the whole going green movement, I thought it was just a bunch of baloney. I kept on thinking it was all about reusing shoes for playgrounds, and taking all your vegetable waste and turning into energy for your car. Good...
Groundwater contamination: An assessment
By: Woody Woodhouse
Salinity in Australia and its affect!Salinity is the presence of soluble salts in water and soilThis includes groundwater and surface water. There are 2 types of salinity: Dryland and Wetland (also known as irrigation salinity). It's caused by the underground water levels rising bringing...
By: Megan Worley
The fact that most of the Earth's surface is covered in liquid water has resulted in the favorable conditions allowing life on Earth. Waters unusually high freezing and boiling points and its stability as a molecule have all contributed to life on Earth. Water also...
Major forest fires in Western US history
By: Connor Laughland
Recently last summer I trekked with a scout group at Philmont Scout Rance in Cimarron, New Mexico. There we learned an extent of information about historical fires and prevention. The first inhabitants og Philmont were the Jicarilla Apache and Moache Ute Indians. The present ranch...
How to identify the varieties of high clouds
By: Lynette Alice
High level clouds are those that take up residence in the highest reaches of the troposphere with a base of no less than 16,500 feet ranging to upwards of 45,000, however the average height is generally accepted as somewhere in the range of...
By: Kristie Yates
Forest fires. From here, to there, the fires shall flare.Whistling away lives one by one, consuming like demons each and every drop of civilization in which it confronts.Wildfires are monsters thundering in with powers alike to the gods swimming in to eat the...

 

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