Why does air temperature decrease with increasing altitude?
By: Irrira Rikki
REACTIONS OF ELEMENTS It is colder the further out we go when we head upward from our planet, in the direction of 'further away', or 'up higher' and therefore closer to our Outer Space. Our lower layer called the 'Troposphere', closet to us in...
By: Ruza Modra
Our rivers are teaching us that ignorance and indifference are destroying our water resources and strangling our human existence. Around the world our water systems are polluted from agricultural runoff including pesticides and animal wastes, from chemicals and industrial wastes and liters of raw sewage...
What lessons can we learn from the river?
By: Becky Robbins
Whether a river starts from a marsh, lake or winter snow melting down a mountain, it starts at a source. In life, every being has a beginning, no matter how small. From that source, every living thing grows and becomes something larger in existence. The...
What lessons can we learn from the river?
By: Jeffrey Graf
When evaluating which lessons are best to take away from study of the river, we must first ask ourselves "in which sense do we mean, philosophical lessons or environmental and scientific lessons?" As this article is currently classified under sciences, water and oceanography, I...
Identifying the countries of Europe
By: Keith Redfern
Europe stretches west-east from the Atlantic Ocean to the Ural Mountains in central Russia, and north-south from the Arctic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea. Although one of the smaller continents of the world, it contains a large number of countries, many of which are well...
What lessons can we learn from the river?
By: Adelani Aderemi
A river is a large natural stream of fresh water which is flowing. The flow is usually from a higher ground down a slope and towards another river, an ocean, a lake, or other large body of water. There are some lessons we can learn...
By: Blaize Shepherd
When younger, the only lessons to we learned from the river were how to fish, swim, raft and play in on and around the rivers water and avoid drowning. Little is taught to us about protecting and preserving the life our rivers support or...
Grassland biomes described
By: Gillian Taber
A grassland biome is defined by its title. These are areas where grass is the predominant factor, rather than trees. Prairies and savannah are typical examples of grassland biomes. They are mostly populated by grazing animals, and many such areas are used for cultivation. Grasslands...
Hot spots: Warmest places on the planet
By: Gillian Taber
The hottest places on the planet make us think of deserts. Vast spaces, full of sand and baking heat that drives everyone into hiding, and are potentially dangerous to most forms of life. Although deserts are amongst the hottest places, they aren't alone in being...
By: Gillian Taber
Defining a drought is difficult. A drought occurs when there is significantly less rainfall than would normally be expected. For different countries, and for different regions within a country, normal rainfall varies greatly. What might be considered a drought by one country would be considered...

 

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