Why global warming is a hoax
By: Judith Willson
First of all it is important to distinguish between the terms ‘global warming’ and ‘man made global warming’, and unfortunately the chances are neither is a hoax. Global warming means an overall increase in global temperatures, which is happening and you’d be...
What are green diamonds and what is their origin
By: Judith Willson
Diamonds are formed from carbon under great heat and pressure. Normally they have no colour but they can take on different hues under certain circumstances. This is rare, and coloured diamonds are so far more valuable than standard ones. Green diamonds are the rarest colour...
By: Rex Trulove
Carbon dioxide is a common gas that comes from primarily natural sources, when a carbon atom combines with an oxygen molecule. It makes up a small, but important part of our atmosphere, which is primarily nitrogen and oxygen. Though only a small amount of the...
Is weather manipulation beneficial
By: Slawomir Puk
Human beings manipulate the weather both intentionally and unintentionally. So far, people have done little of the former but, potentially, a great deal of the latter. A growing number of scientists fear that our industrial activity will change weather and climate with disastrous effects. Most...
By: Wayne K. Wilkins
The 2012 year is one that holds an endless array of theory and speculation, but none of it yet has substance or meaning beyond anything other than another “Doomsday Theory” based on past documents and writings that cannot viably foresee any such occurrences. However...
By: Wayne K. Wilkins
The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill is more commonly known as the BP Oil Disaster or the BP Oil Spill. The spill itself occurred on April 20, 2010 following an explosion on an oil rig that triggered the outpour of oil from the sea-floor. According to...
By: Lorelei Cohen
It is not difficult to reduce our water usage, in fact there are many simple ways to conserve, and preserve our drinkable water supply. We just have to break a few old habits, and incorporate a few new ones, into our current lifestyle. This new...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The OSRA model lives deep within the Department of the Interior and the acronym stands for Oil Spill Risk Analysis. For an organizational map, there is the Department of the Interior, a secretariat and cabinet level agency that is broadly charged with protecting our environment...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The most disturbing element of deep water oil extraction is always going to be the unknowns that are ignored in favor of ambitions for getting and selling oil. The biggest unknowns include the pressures and physical challenges of installing, maintaining and operating equipment in places...
Caribbean islands that are safe to visit during hurricane season
By: Lisa Putnam
Would-be vacationers around the globe groan as June 1st comes around yet again as the first official day of hurricane season. Dreamers of tropical island getaways who prefer to travel during the summer months, however, do not need to despair. As a general rule of...

 

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