The facts about the natural petroleum reserves remaining in the world
By: CC Swift
A Perspective on Trinidad and Tobago's Natural Gas ReservesIn 2007, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago (GOTT) commissioned a consulting firm to do a study of the nation's natural gas reserves. The report, which became known locally as the Ryder Scott Gas Reserves Report, was...
Shifting poles and the earth's dynamic structure
By: Stephanie A. Smith
In 1831, explorer James Clark Ross discovered the Magnetic North Pole. At the time, it was just above the Arctic Circle, and located in Canada. Then, in 1904, Roald Amundson discovered that the Magnetic North Pole had moved approximately fifty miles closer to the Geographic...
By: Saleem Rustom
How accurate is it that Global warming is linked to the now sole established theory pointing a finger at carbon emission and build up in the earth's atmosphere? Although carbon emissions might have a role to play in the process, some theories point in a...
By: Rex Trulove
When asked what the driest desert on Earth is, many people might think of the Sahara, the Gobi, or perhaps a location such as Death Valley. They might be a little surprised then to learn that the driest desert on Earth is one that is...
By: Cameron Foster
Given that there are literally thousands of NEAs (Near Earth Asteroids) roaming within a few million miles of Earth, it's only a matter of time until another one crashes into our world. Some of theses rocks in space have huge elliptical orbits around the Earth...
Can science save the planet?
By: Cameron Foster
Some branches of science are truly making the world a safer place. Meteorology, with its Doppler weather radar and satellites, complex computer models and hurricane trackers, has greatly reduced the loss of life from severe weather. Research into better ways for building homes and apartments...
How to survive a storm or natural disaster
By: Nomad at Survive the Worst
The news is filled with the sad stories of people who have been forced to endure a natural disaster. The perplexing thing is that these events are highly predictable. Their predictability makes devastation all the more frustrating because of the lack of prior preparation done...
The impact of deforestation of old growth forests
By: Bob Delany
Why Is This An Issue?Animals are disappearing and because of this we are losing many species of plan and animal life.Depletion of old forest is leading to global warming because fewer trees mean less carbon dioxide conversion to oxygen.Precious resources are being...
How to explore the oceans online
By: JQ Adams
Ever dreamed of exploring the bottom of the oceans deepest depths? Sounds like a Jules Verne novel, no more, today's Google Earth 5.0 allows visitors to dive the oceans, track marine life and explore marine wrecks of yesterday. Explorers can sit in the comfort...
By: Silva Payne
Bad weather can happen at any time. It is one of the reasons to be prepared, and to prepare your children, as much as is practical without frightening them. The balance can be a difficult one to find. It will depend on your individual children...

 

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