Proposals to stop global warming
By: Stephanie A. Smith
Environmental issues are at the top of everyone's mind these days, but lawmakers (as usual) are acting very slowly or not at all on environmental issues. Most of the laws concerning environmentalism that are being drawn up now or have already been passed into law...
Tracy, the cyclone that destroyed Christmas
By: C.E. Pierre
It was a Christmas Eve like any other in Darwin, 1974. Perhaps there was a tinge of apprehension in the air because the small Australian city had been narrowly missed by a cyclone a few weeks earlier and another one had recently formed (1). While...
Should Scientists Allowed Divert Hurricane Major City Dooming Rural
By: Erik Setser
Some things, human beings should be incapable of achieving. Of course, we aren't exactly known to follow these rules, what with the advents of biological warfare, crystal meth and the atomic bomb. But, should we find a way to reach these forsaken grounds, we should...
Groundwater contamination: An assessment
By: Rea Papakonstantopoulos
Groundwater is an extremely precious resource. People all over the world depend it to satisfy a variety of needs. In the United States in 2000, total groundwater withdrawals, both fresh and saline, totaled approximately 408 billion gallons per day. The majority of water pumped from...
A look at efforts to save coral reefs
By: Megan Worley
The world's coral reefs are among the most endangered marine habits. These habitats teem with life in nearly every nook and crevice and are vital for many aquatic species. Rising ocean temperatures, the result of the world's current progression of climate change, along with pollution...
By: Lalitha Subbaraman
Coral reefs are special living things which have their origin around 500 million years ago. Can we call them ecological, natural treasures? Coral reefs around the world are becoming endangered species. Conservation efforts are being carried out in various parts around the world. There are...
By: Sarah Howell
The Coral Reef was first formed well over 500 million years ago and like any tropical ecosystem is balancing on a fine climate change edge. The Coral Reef covers about 0.2% of the ocean floor which may not seem like much but it is...
By: Megan Worley
The Great Barrier Reef, just off the continent of Australia, has one of the largest amounts of animal diversity in any marine habitat. Living among the coral is nearly 1,500 species of fish, 4,000 kinds of mollusks, and more than 400 species of...
By: Michelle Greysen
The Great Barrier Reef, in the seas off the coast of Queensland, Australia, boasts the largest coral reef system in the world. This massive reef, visible from space encompasses over 100,000 square miles of the Coral Sea hosting an impressive group of 900...
By: Michelle Greysen
Global disease has the ability to destroy on a world wide scale. This alarming fact is even more devastating when disease attacks the delicate balance of complex life within the oceans' coral reefs. The frameworks of a reef's ecosystem are the structural formation of...

 

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