What are the causes of mass extinction
By: Gary Betts
Extinction is the death of every member of a species. Mass extinction is the death of several species in the same time period. There have been several mass extinctions since life first evolved, but scientists have a difficult time explaining the causes because the time...
Green household energy saving tips
By: Jennifer Lim
There is a close relation to saving energy and global warming. Whilst effort to find an affordable source of alternative energy is undergoing, we can all do our part to slow down the deprecating effect of climate change by making small changes to our...
Science fails to predict the weather
By: Jeffrey Zielonka
As a meteorologist, the holiday season is often filled with gripes and light-hearted ribbing about how I can be employed in a profession where I can provide the public with wrong information and still retain my job. "Those lousy weathermen don't know what they're talking...
How to prepare children for bad weather
By: Roger Clemens
Children fear what they are unfamiliar with. The first time a baby sees a dog, the baby will probably cry and yell and want to be taken away from the dog, because it is unfamiliar to them. This is also a contributing factor to their...
Environmental consequences of prolonged drought
By: Leandra Sebastien
'Drought' refers to an extended period of months or years when a region experiences a deficiency in its water supply generally because of a consistently below average precipitation (rainfall) rate. Droughts are considered billion dollar weather events and are amongst the top three threats to...
By: Frances Stanford
Of the eight biomes in the world the open ocean is by far the largest. This environment is well suited to marine life of both animals and plants as it contains the elements that are essential for the growth of both plant and animal tissue...
Deforestion in Brazil Amazon
By: Mei Pomeroy
Imagine yourself in a green forest. Hear the brightly colored birds singing above you; see the trees stretching over your head for hundreds of feet, rain trickling down the trees, filling up leaves with water. Imagine monkeys swinging from branch to branch and green...
Natural disasters and their root cause
By: Leandra Sebastien
Up until the middle of the eighteenth century, western civilization regarded hazards as 'acts of God' in the strict biblical sense, as punishment for people sins. As noted by Bryant (2005), 'natural hazards afflict all corners of the Earth; often unexpected, seemingly unavoidable and...
By: Astounding Articles
In regards to issues currently approaching, rivers are a natural phenomenon to us people of today. In fact, rivers are the very beauty of life. Without such marvels of nature, we wouldn't have water. We wouldn't have the beautiful creatures that lurk deep within the...
By: Solaire
Environmental devastation caused by industrial pollution has been around for many centuries. Industrial pollution was largely ignored the government, and perpetrators were never really dealt with in a legal perspective. However, since the start of the industrial revolution the issue of pollution by large...

 

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