By: Morgan Carlson
Permafrost, which is any concentration of rock or soil that has been below the freezing point of water (0 C or 32 F) for over two years, is believed to be holding vast quantities of methane unable to come to the surface so long as...
By: Morgan Carlson
Once it was thought that the only problems hampering clean and safe water was through direct human pollution put into the environment; it wasn't thought that the effects of the negative human contribution spanned so much wider. With human-aided acceleration to climate change, more specifics...
How the Dead Sea got its name
By: Victoria Jeffrey
The Dead Sea can conjure up all kinds of strange thoughts and ideas. Over the centuries it has garnered quite a few names, both interesting and unflattering: the Devil's Sea, Stinking Sea, Lake of Asphalt, The Salt Sea and The Sea of Arabah. It has...
By: Morgan Carlson
There is little need to ask how water is misused, it just is, and quite easily with or without one's knowledge of it. With so many uses for it, there are that many more applications that could shelter inefficiencies that would lead to waste. Even...
What's the deadliest area of the United States for weather?
By: Philp Babitsky
Historically and geographicaly United States has some of the highest weather related destruction and casualties in the world. "Only In America" phrase would describe this natural phenomenon perfectly. Record keeping of natural disasters related to weather have only been around for about one hundred and...
By: Gary C. Gibson
Human population density doesn't need to adversly affect water supply. Hum,an political and social organization of a maladaptive structure deplete and degrade water supply, and that is potentially subject to reform.Human poltiical organization historically is badly formed with the most powerful generally intimidating...
The history of World Water Day
By: Colette Georgii
History of World Water DayInternational World Water Day grew out of the Earth Summit that was held in Rio de Janeiro June 3-14, 1992 and sponsored by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED).The main theme of the Earth Summit was the...
By: Elton Gahr
Living in an affluent country like the United States with abundant natural resources it is easy to forget just how important things like fresh water are, and even in those parts of the country where there are water shortages it is little more than an...
Martian Chronicles Visitors
By: xe
Why would we risk the danger of extinguishing all human lives by sending a few travelers to Mars? I strongly believe, as an engineer with personal experience working in the space program, that human space travel to Mars would be far too great a risk...
The history of World Water Day
By: Mark K Hall
You may take your running dishwasher, or toilet, or showers for granted, but on World Water Day (WWD) you should take a moment to appreciate the fact that you have fresh running water at all.During June 3 - 14, 1992 the United Nations Conference...

 

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