The difference between a tornado watch and warning
By: Sam Smart
Some people often misunderstand the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning. Those two weather terms are often heard from various television news stations and radio stations throughout the eastern half of the United States. One term from the weather vocabulary is "tornado...
What greenhouse gases are
By: Rex Trulove
With the growing concern over the climate and our environment, understanding what green house gases are becomes more important than ever. There is a problem with this, though. There are many definitions, some technical and others in layman's terms. Some are specific and others aren't...
The facts about yellow diamonds
By: Gillian Taber
Yellow diamonds are currently in vogue. The singer, Usher is known to be a fan, and owns a watch with his face made out of 1000 tiny yellow diamonds. Yellow diamonds occur naturally but can also be manufactured. Because naturally occurring yellow diamonds are rare...
Global warming and its effect on society
By: Andy Abi Haydar
The environment that we know today is changing, and it is changing fast. How exactly? Well more carbon dioxide is now present in our atmosphere, which causes an increased temperature in it; that, my friends, along with other reasons, is called 'global warming'. Earth was...
Terrestrial and aquatic biomes explained
By: Gillian Taber
What is a biome? It isn't a term that is used everyday for most of us and explaining its meaning is the best place to begin. A biome is describes a large area containing certain types of plants and animals. How these plants and...
What is an abyssal zone biome?
By: S-C Sterner
A biome is a defined geographical area where plants and animals have adapted to live in the specific type of environment that area presents. The climate and the geography determine what type of biome can exist in a certain region. An abyssal zone biome is...
Grassland biomes: Locations and differences
By: Frances Stanford
Grassland biomes are exactly as the name states - large areas of grass. However, the type of grass and the animals and insects that inhabit this type of biome depends on the location and the climate, which means that there are several types of grassland...
Why is sea water salty?
By: Irrira Rikki
ION EXCHANGE Eons of time have come down through the Cosmic Time into the Lives of all of us; and we - the humans - have been the one's who have been the worst destructive force on the planet. Yet... we all fill the rivers...
How weather affects our moods
By: Irrira Rikki
Mother Nature taught me when it comes to the weather, she too has has her moods, just as we do. Being a real salt-water and sunshine child from the South Pacific Islands, it has never left my bones. When healing is found in just the...
What lessons can we learn from the river?
By: Remy Gr
A river origins, crosses many different landscapes, ups and downs, twists and turns and ends its life somewhere on the way or reaches her destination and adds up for greater something. She embraces many lives in her body, she feeds them, she nourishes the land...

 

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