Dangers found in jungles
By: Maggie O'Cala
Jungles are defined as "a wild land overgrown with dense vegetation, often nearly impenetrable, esp. tropical vegetation or a tropical rain forest." Beautiful tracts of land but filled with danger that we do not face in other types of environment.It is imperative to...
What an aquifer is
By: D. Vogt
An aquifer, essentially, is an underground water reservoir. They are particularly important geological phenomena because large aquifers can be rich sources of very clean water for human habitation above. One of the world's largest aquifers, the massive Ogallala Aquifer, lies beneath the Great Plains and...
How weather affects our moods
By: Mira Khatib
Bright and cheery that's how you feel on a clear summers day. But when it's pouring and cold you're blue and gloomy, a mere coincidence? Think again. Instinctively we know that weather influences are more than a feeling because we talk about it more often...
Saving a Major City but Sacrificing an Area from Disaster
By: Martin Shung
There is no injustice involved in the case of sacrificing hundreds of lives to save the hundred thousands in a city. Whether it be by moral, economical, or safety situations, diverting a hurricane away from a major city to rural areas is always considered a...
Should Scientists be Allowed to Divert a Hurricane away from a Major City Dooming Rural Residents
By: Drake Tae
Scientists should not merely be allowed to divert hurricanes away from major cities, but they should be required to do so. It is a moral obligation to ensure that innocent lives are protected. In some cases, it means that a minority of people will be...
By: Ben Herd
Everybody knows about global warming and the effects which it is having on our planet. As the amount of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere increases due to industrial activities and our love of burning fossil fuels, we are told that the planet as a...
By: Ben Herd
Conservation International is an organisation which has the goal of protecting the natural world through funding and negotiations in order to maintain the world as a healthy living environment. This includes protecting the world’s resources so that we can continue to draw produce in...
By: John Atchison
Did you ever get the chance to see that Dennis Quaid movie, The Day After Tomorrow? It was a frightening tale of our world being reshaped in the span of around 72 hours. Reshaped you say, in what way? As the story goes, the scientist...
Hazardous material and waste: An overview
By: CD Gozzi
Hazardous materials are those substances - chemical, biological or physical - that have the ability to cause harm to people, animals and or the environment. A hazardous material can be a serviceable material which is often found in the home, place of business and industrial...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It is difficult, if not impossible to find the exact top ten strategic minerals at any given time for all of the developed nations for two reasons: governments tend to be cagey about letting the world know what they are using for military and other...

 

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