Global warming: Cause and effect
By: Cody Keeble
Global warming, like so many other things in today's topic list, is controversial. People go both ways saying it is and isn't true. Then once you've been convinced either way the debate gets deeper. If you choose to believe it then you have to listen...
The case for respecting the Earth
By: Cody Keeble
When you were younger your parents taught you that if someone gave you something or helped you, you were supposed to thank them. You were supposed to show some form of gratitude. Why then have we as a species forgotten, for so long, to thank...
By: Heather Fiege
One of nature's most beautiful sights and known as a living museum that holds thousands of years of marine history is the coral reef. But what exactly is a Coral Reef? Having been formed more than 50 million years ago the Coral Reef Ecosystem that...
How coral reefs use symbiosis
By: David Colello
The ecosystems that inhabit coral reef regions are filled with countless symbiotic relationships that have developed over millions of years. From the tiniest of dinoflagellates to the morays and sharks that cruise the reef, each plays its part in the maintenance of the reef...
The alternative energy source with the most potential
By: Angela Minor
Wind Power in the US - Green Energy In our critical search for alternative energy sources, wind power has grown by leaps and bounds since the 1980's. The largest wind farm, multiple wind machines in one location, is currently the Horse Hollow Wind Energy...
The life cycle of a hurricane
By: Lynne Griffith
Hurricanes are potentially deadly tropical storms. They are characterized as having high winds, more than 74 miles per hour, and areas of very heavy rainfall. For a hurricane to form, the ocean's water temperature has to be above 79 degrees Fahrenheit. This normally happens...
What is quicksand
By: Diane Garrod
A stroll down an ocean beach with friends ended in sudden panic. Stopping to pick up various beach glass along the way soon led to my friends being way ahead. Sssluuuurrpppp. Suddenly I started sinking up to my ankles. I tossed my heavy backpack to...
The alternative energy source with the most potential
By: Rick Badman
The one alternative energy source that I believe has the most potential is geothermal energy. There are many reason for this. AVAILABILITY There are some geothermal sources that we are familiar with. Geysers and hot springs come to mind first. Scientists predict that in...
By: Cameron Scott
Everyone knows that Santa Claus lives at the North Pole. But who owns it? If you imagine a north-south axis upon which the world spins, the North Pole is the place where the north side of that axis leaves the globe, and the South Pole...
How irrigation wastes water
By: Denise Murphy
How irrigation wastes water If you have ever had to walk out to a broken irrigation system to do repairs you know the first thing you are going to find is a wet boggy mess near and directly under the irrigation pipes. Irrigation systems...

 

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