By: Terrence Aym
Gigantic eruptions from amazing "supervolcanoes" at the top of the world caused the largest mass extinction on Earth, scientists have declared.Supervolcanoes can be found around the planet and three exist in the United States, the most famous of them the Yellowstone Caldera. Supervolcanoes cause...
How to survive very cold temperatures
By: Jose Fenestra
Sub-zero Survival If you were to be thrown into an extremely cold environment with tools, there are several things you should do to survive. Winter clothing and shelter would have to be created in order to keep warm. Food and water would have to be...
Dangers of winter storms
By: Krystal Waldron
A myriad of people have the misconception that winter storms are snow storms. While this is true in one aspect, there are a vast array of other types of weather which is associated with winter storms. Many of these can be very hazardous and put...
How scientists plan to protect Naples from a Campi Flegrei volcanic eruption
By: B. J. Deming
Naples is a bustling shipping and cultural center and home to several million people, all living in between Vesuvius on the city’s eastern skyline and the much less famous complex of craters, cinder cones, and steaming sulfur pools known as Campi Flegrei on its...
What was the "Golden Age" of Antarctic exploration
By: Anthony Megna
The Golden Age of Antarctic exploration was the age before the machines that made exploration an easier business. This was the age of Shackleton, Scott, Amundson and Mawson. A very romantic era, and yet a stunning testament to the hardships that these explorers went through...
Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: Monicka Baird
These types of questions are always asked by those that would rather imagine nothing than imagine the impossible. Living is dangerous. We need to learn to dream wildly again. Ask questions about the unimaginable, follow that deep nagging in our gut to go to those...
By: Anne StClair
Bird flu ravaged the world in 1918 when the epidemic (known then as the Spanish flu) spread from its origin in the US to countries throughout the world in only months. It claimed the lives of millions of people. Nobody knows exactly how many died...
By: Roy C Dudgeon
No human beings could not survive without any vegetation on Earth. There are two basic ecological reasons for this: 1. plants provide us with oxygen, 2. plants are at the base of all food chains.1. Ecologically, plants (flora) and animals (fauna) are interrelated in...
Necessity for Elephant Population Control in Kruger National Park
By: margaret hillcroft
It would have been a wonderful thing indeed if human society had developed in a way which embraced the needs of the natural world of which it is a part. It is lamentable that the arrival of the industrial age brought with it an insatiable...
What will happen when we run out of oil
By: Gary Lewis
In approximately a hundred years or so the diminishing reserves of fossil fuel will have reached a critical level. There will still be billions of gallons of crude fuel locked deep underground in shale throughout the world. The easy stuff will be used, the crude...

 

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