Hazards of the hurricanes
By: Sam Smart
Hurricanes can be deadly and costly. The traditional hurricane season that lasts from June through November is the time for people to watch out for any tropical cyclones that arrive from the Atlantic Ocean or the Caribbean. The common hazards from hurricanes include flooding, high...
The effect pollution has on the oceans
By: Robert Hoglund
Pollution has a devastating effect on oceans' marine life and the environment. Particles, chemicals, and other harmful substances enter the oceans by water runoff, direct deposit of waste into the water, and debris in the wind. Sadly, eighty percent of ocean pollution is caused by...
The effect pollution has on the oceans
By: Alianess Benny Njuguna
A home to various animals such as dolphins, sharks, whales, turtles and fish; there is the danger of some of these and others becoming extinct due to man's activities especially pollution of the ocean. Among those in the list of endangered animals are blue whales...
How summer weather increases the risk of wildfires
By: Rex Trulove
By January, many people in the US are quite tired of the cold and snows of winter. When spring arrives with warmer temperatures, they are often elated. Trees and bushes burst into leaves and grasses explode in growth. However, as the spring continues on into...
How to prepare for a thunderstorm
By: Lisa Herskowitz
More than anything else, preparing for severe weather requires common sense. The principal concerns presented by thunderstorms are lightning, high winds and power outages. Prior to the storm, unplug any appliances or other electronic equipment that you will not be using during the storm. If...
2011 hurricane season predictions
By: Write-On
2011 Hurricane Season Predictions After America faced the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina; there has been an increased apprehension as each "Hurricane Season" approaches. Hurricane season in the Atlantic begins June 1st and ends November 30th. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season begins May 15th and...
The engineering of the Machu Picchu water drainage system
By: Blaise Pascal
Situated above the Urubamba Valley and Urubamba River in Peru is a 15th century Inca site called Machu Picchu, and it is one of the most familiar and visited sites of the Inca. While the exact reasoning for its construction and its later abandonment are...
By: Sam Madsen
We all love the beauty and wildness of our natural forest and as a whole try to preserve it. The biggest threat to a forest is a “wildfire” and it is our job as humans to take responsibility for it and try to ensure...
Dangers of summer heat waves
By: Kimberly Napier
When summer comes, heat waves follow. Even though this is great for people with pools or who love to go to the beach, it can also be a dangerous time for being overcome by heat exhaustion or heat stroke. By following a few guidelines, these...
2011 hurricane season predictions
By: Matthew Olivieri
Hurricanes are one of the deadliest and catastrophic natural disasters that occur on Earth. Hurricane Katrina was one the worst disasters in human history, leaving more than 1,000 people dead and tens of thousands homeless. Predicting hurricane seasons is a difficult element to predict...

 

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