Causes of deterioration of coral reefs
By: James Johnson
Causes of deterioration, and degradation, of coral reefs can be numerous, and many are propagated by man. Let's look at both natural causes and man-made. It surprises many people to learn that there are natural cause for destruction of coral reefs, but it should not...
Causes of volcanic eruptions
By: James Johnson
Volcanoes, they are fascinating forces in nature that contains more power and energy than all the bombs and power plants man ever built combined, and in just one mountain! They are amazing to watch and wonder about, and one of the things people frequently wonder...
By: Tim Harry
Highly durable and extremely beautiful granite is most prized of all rocks. Traditionally widely used as a building material, especially in ancient Egypt, today granite is more likely to be found as a countertop in a kitchen. Granite is an igneous rock and as such...
By: Elizabeth M Young
There are two ways in which global warming can become a myth or a "global" rather than "urban" legend. The first way is in the marketing schemes of those who wish to convince the public that global warming is not truly occurring. One group is...
By: Suzanne Rose
Hurricanes can be extremely dangerous – both during and after the storm. You will want to be very careful during such an event. Certain precautions can go a long way towards keeping you safe. The following are hurricane safety tips for you to consider. Stay...
A review of the different types of snow
By: Yudha Aditya
Winter is one of the most waited for seasons in a year. Beautiful icy patterns on your windows are such an art made by nature, and can only be seen in winter. Snow boarding, ice skating, winter is just a perfect time for having fun...
An overview of the uses of rocks and minerals
By: James Johnson
Rocks and minerals, minerals and rocks. What are they, how do they differ, and how are they used? Common questions easily found on various websites with some simple answers. Lets answer them one at a time. Definitions first! An excellent website for defining minerals and...
Experiences in fighting forest fire
By: James Johnson
Fighting forest fires sounds exciting and adventurous with flames raging through the trees and you struggling to save the woods and everything that lives there. It is a very honorable profession, but most of the firefighters are part time and mainly just labor. How can...
Diversity of the Flora of Fan Si Pan
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
Diversity of the Flora of Fan Si Pan, the Highest Mountain in Vietnam The highest mountain in Vietnam is Fan Si Pan, located in the northern region near the Chinese border. It reaches an elevation of 3143m and is home to a rich abundance of...
By: Tim Harry
Theories of a Hollow Earth have been around for centuries, and even today some conspiracy theorists believe that the world governments are covering up the existence of subterranean civilisations. Scientists now almost universally believe that the centre of the earth is not hollow, but the...

 

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