By: Lalitha Subbaraman
Individual conservation efforts can make a positive difference in any region around the globe. Clean drinking water is a necessity. The major rivers like Amazon, Thames, Ganges, are polluted. In order to clean the polluted rivers, different steps can be taken by the individuals. Keeping...
Marine pollution: Causes, effects and preventive measures
By: James Johnson
Over 72% of the Earth is covered in water, life giving water without which the human race cannot survive. With global warming and the melting of the polar ice caps, the percentage is increasing. Unfortunately, at the rate people are polluting and destroying the marine...
How are caves formed?
By: James Johnson
Caves, those deep dark tunnels going down into the depths of the earth. They at one time sheltered man from the elements as well as stirred his imagination, harboring dragons and riches alike. Even to this day are still both terrifying and fascinating to many...
Major causes of water pollution
By: Ines Peros
Water is the main source of human and animal life survival and is dependant on a source of clean drinkable water. People can survive for weeks without food, but even one day without water can cause dehydration and even death. Optimum health requires a human...
The types of corals that form coral reefs
By: Sean Badrick
Coral reefs are found in tropical oceans near the equator and are seen as vastly important marvels of the ecological world. Coral reefs are estimated to cover 300,000 square kilometres, with the largest contingency of reefs found in the Indo-Pacific region, accounting for...
Volcanoes, what they do and how they're formed
By: Matt Lipford
In spite of what we perceive on a daily basis, our small and seemingly docile planet is actually a gnashing, grinding sphere of constant, mind-boggling forces. Earthquakes shake our planet to the core, causing untold damage to cities and towns alike. Hurricanes tear across our...
The case for respecting the Earth
By: Francine Markus
RIDE2SAVE Earth. It is ironically a short word, only containing two vowels and three consonants, but it is currently the only planet that provides life for human beings. Unfortunately, our Earth is on its way toward death. As proven in former vice president Al...
The greatest snowfalls in history
By: R W Owen
In its wake, the Great White Hurricane left as much as 50 inches of snow in Connecticut and Massachusetts, forty in New York and New Jersey. The New York World reported particularly horrific conditions in New York City, which was buried under almost two...
What is a coral reef ecosystem?
By: Wendy R.
A Coral Reef Ecosystem is a group of diverse species living together in a particular environment. Initially the sun is used for an energy source for this system, but the presence of different plants and animals allows for the use of photosynthesis as an energy...
Shale oil: Pros and cons
By: Luke Dearden
The United State of America contains major deposits of oil shale, which is a promising resource. Oil shale is a type of fine grained sedimentary rock that is crucial to the current energy problem. Technically speaking, this sedimentary rock contains large amounts of kerogen...

 

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