How to identify the varieties of middle clouds
By: Lynette Alice
The clouds classified as middle level clouds are those you will which have a base of no less than 6,500 to 23,000 feet. Middle clouds will appear to look very bright and are generally much less fragmented in their appearance than most other...
By: M E Skeel
My farm is mostly solar powered but last year we decided to supplement that and bought our first wind generator. It cost $500 Australian or about $300 US. We had to put up a pole that was anchored securely to the ground and then run...
Saving the Aral Sea
By: Brenda Nelson
The Aral sea sits between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, and was once the fourth largest sea in the world. Most people today haven't even heard of it. What was a 68,000 square kilometer sea, and thriving fishing industry, is now a sea that is 10...
Aurora Borealis/Australis: Understanding the Northern/Southern Lights
By: Robert Bullard
Auroras have intrigued and fascinated humans for thousands of years. But although they seem mysterious, the workings of these phenomena are quite simple. The star that holds our solar system together is quite dynamic. As it blasts out its radiation, the streams of hot plasma...
Environmental crime: The fugitives
By: David Aaron White
The fugitives of environmental crime are usually human beings. As much of a traitor as I may be by pointing the finger at my own race, human beings have a history of destroying the environment through their direct and indirect actions. Don't you realize how...
Energy-saving tips
By: Jennifer Lim
There is a close relationship between global warming and rising costs of electricity. Our reliance on fossil fuel to provide electricity in our homes is a major contributor of green house gas into the atmosphere. The massive amount of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere creates...
By: Rick Bavera
I have always enjoyed traveling and visiting new places. Reading and maps have been a relatively inexpensive way for me to travel and learn about places when I could not actually be traveling. Place names have always fascinated me, in large part because of my...
How we can stop the melting of Greenland's glaciers
By: Denis Frith
We developed the means to extract the fossil fuels from the crustal store and use them to provide energy that drives civilization. They also produce the material wastes that have initiated climate change. The production of these wastes has been the unintended consequence of our...
Why it's important to eat organic
By: Rachelle Benson
The importance of Organic The trends in our food industry have the following labels created to catch the consumers attention:USDA Organic; Free Range; All natural, well you get the picture. As a wife and mother of three, we lived the hustle and bustle life playing...
How to identify bad weather clouds
By: Gerald Davis
Clouds. We see them most every day. They decorate our skies with beauty, and they can also forewarn us of impending weather. We gaze at them. We imagine them as looking like animals and things. They can light up our mornings and evenings with brilliant...

 

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