By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
It is the year 2012 and many people are discussing the potential doom of the planet earth and the extinction of human race due to an unprecedented catastrophe. Although not as extreme as some of the layman-talk, super powers of the world and almost all...
Truths about northern spotted owls that environmentalists don't want people to know
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Some truths about the northern spotted owls that environmentalists don't want people to know are: other places for the owl exist, people kill other animals to satisfy human needs and extinction is a normal part of the life cycle in which they all live. Human...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Climate change is one of the best-discussed topics in modern environmental sciences and it is an ongoing debate in many global forums, which are grappled with finding answers to the continued problem of global warming, environmental pollution and other natural phenomena contributing to worldwide climate...
The reasons that proof against global warming isn't popular
By: Ibrahim Mabwa
Global warming is just another hoax, Like the Y2K bug, it is a creation of the human imagination driven by fear of extinction. In his book; ‘Hot Talk, cold science, Global warming unfinished debate’, Dr. Fred Singer explores the arguments that global warming is...
The differences between blizzards and white-outs
By: Noemi Csifo - 655848
Blizzards and White-Outs In many ways blizzards and white-outs are related. A white-out is a condition found in polar regions in which snow and low cloud layers create uniform lighting, causing landscape features to disappear. For a storm to be qualified as a blizzard, the...
By: Pete Green
Water Water everywhere, yet not a drop to drink. One of the biggest overlooked items to have, in times of flood, is potable water. It can be canteens, quart containers or gallon jugs, but whatever vessel is used, ensure a tight seal, and have enough...
By: Morgan Carlson
The presence of ice on both land and sea can be observed to form in colder climates with many similarities between the two. While one forms on the land and the other on the sea, both carry many common properties from fresh water content to...
The controversy over shale oil drilling in Colorado
By: Janet Krenn
Three times the oil in Saudi Arabia on one hand.Untold water usage and pollution as well as questionable yield on the other hand.Although the estimated 800 million barrels of recoverable shale oil is spread between three states (Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado), Colorado has...
A beginner's guide to rock collecting
By: Sandra Cole
Fun Right Under Your Feet- Rock CollectingCollecting rocks and minerals can be a wonderful way to appreciate the wonders of our earth.Rocks are available for free almost anywhere and can be transported without worrying about damage to them.They exist in a myriad of...
How to re-nourish beaches and fight erosion
By: Tanya Smith
Where's the Beach?You've packed your sunscreen, your favorite bikini, a towel, book and lots of bottled water. But before you step one toe onto that beach, stop for a moment and take a good long look at where you are tanning. We tend to...

 

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