The effect plastic materials have on the world's oceans
By: Blaise Pascal
Plastics have become a daily part of people’s lives. They are present in nearly every product that you buy or use and have replaced many other materials because of how inexpensive and versatile they are. Unfortunately while plastics have become so common in the...
By: Gareth Carmichael
While being one of the most enchanting places on Earth, the oceanic realm is sadly deteriorating at a very fast rate. Various activities undertaken by mankind are polluting the oceans, rendering their inhabitants unable to survive, let alone proliferate. The effects of pollution on the...
Dangers of summer heat waves
By: Volecia Plafcan
People have died as a result of intense summer heat, especially, old people who live alone. Body temperatures reach a drastic high causing hyperthermia, resulting in heat stroke. Old people who live alone should be seen about during heat waves. Some cities provide shelters for...
Dangers of summer heat waves
By: Christyl Rivers
Stay cool, it's a hot planet out there. In the present days of climate change, summers are hotter than ever before. Some very real dangers of rising temperatures include several deaths each year attributed to heat exhaustion, dehydration, heat stroke, and over exertion. There are...
Dangers associated with thunderstorms
By: Sam Smart
Thunderstorms are generally rain showers that contain thunder and lightning. One simple way to identify a thunderstorm is by looking at its cumulonimbus clouds that are white and tower high into the sky. Hail, high winds, or tornadoes may accompany in thunderstorms, especially those that...
How summer weather increases the risk of wildfires
By: Bema Self
Unless your home is surrounded year round by an icy landscape, then summer brings with it certain risks. Specially, fire hazards abound when the summer comes around, and this means that one of your biggest risks are going to be potential wildfires. Why does summer...
The importance of ocean heat content
By: Alan Parker
If you have pulled your head out from under a rock sometime in the last few years, you may have realized that there has been much fuss about this thing called “global warming”, and more specifically, it’s effect on ocean temperature. An increase...
By: Lenna Gonya
As the world uses more and more man made synthetics and chemicals, the risk of these ending up in the world’s oceans and other waterways increases. Companies and private citizens have been negligent in their control of pollutants like these for years, and over...
The effect pollution has on the oceans
By: Terri Espinoza
The main effect that pollution has on the ocean is to kill the flora and fauna that inhabit it. It does this because many people have a total disregard to the poisonous materials that are dumped into the ocean on an hourly basis. We basically...
Areas most at risk for hurricanes
By: Sam Smart
The hurricane season, which is from June through November, is the time for residents to keep their eyes on any developing tropical storms. Many hurricanes birth near the coasts of western Africa, and they spiral toward the Caribbean Islands and the United States. Since the...

 

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