By: Ethel Smith
Personal experiences Even in my lifetime the amount of snow that falls in the UK has dwindled. Scotland certainly still receives significant snowfalls but even there the amount of snow is much less. Sure I can remember the occasional deep freeze and heavy snowfall in...
By: Morgan Carlson
Weather extremes that future generations may face can already be seen in the recent activities of today. The concerns that these will be intensified or new weather patterns will be brought about by global warming and climate shifts is a constantly growing worry. Questions based...
By: Blane Miller
It's hard to live in modern times and still be able to honestly say that you respect the earth, as individuals. Most of the earths humans rely on oil for energy, use non-biodegradle materials in their daily travels, take advantage of technology that is believed...
By: Rebecca Mayglothling
Wildfires are mother-nature's cleaners. They blaze through forests, clearing trees and underbrush naturally. Unfortunately, because they rage out of control, they also clear houses and endanger humans. Researchers have attempted to discover the facts behind wildfires, including what they are, how they start, and...
The types of corals that form coral reefs
By: Margaret Gaines
Coral reefs are home to two primary divisions of corals, hexacoral and octocorals. The divisions are defined by the number of tentacles of the polyp; the octocoral has eight tentacles while the hexacorals have six tentacles. Both divisions of corals form large structures made up...
What are igneous rocks used for?
By: Micheala Metz
Rocks of all shapes, sizes, and classifications are used in everyday life. There are three main classifications of rocks, depending on how they are formed. Sedimentary rocks are a composite of other rocks and minerals and forms when these pieces are deposited and fused...
The alternative energy source with the most potential
By: Irrira Rikki
RECEIVERS There is much to consider in the fields of an Alternative Energy Source in the form of Light, if we can only see value in its potential. The key to everything is to remember that we are the guardians of ourselves and our...
By: A. Ephesos
Our planet is about 4.5 billion years old, and life is thought to have first appeared about 3 billion years ago in a marine environment, and even more, it is thought to have appeared by accident, as an extraordinary set of circumstances would have...
Energy-saving tips
By: Dan Hiland - 512667
Energy Audits and Energy Management: What's In It For You? Keeping one's home comfortable year-round is a top priority for most homeowners, as is maintaining its livability and usefulness. The last thing an owner should have to worry about is how much that comfort and...
Will Great Rivers Die
By: T. Scott Randolph
A river is a river. Whether it a great river or just a big stream, it is still in danger from various sources. Most often of course this source is mankind. We tend to mess up nature on a massive scale. It wasn't all that...

 

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