By: Blair Worthington
It’s easy to feel anxious during hurricane season, particularly if you live in an area prone to these menacing storms. Though modern technology has allowed meteorologists to accurately predict the storm patterns and paths that a hurricane may take, homeowners are never quite sure...
By: Blair Worthington
When a hurricane is discussed on the news or in weather reports, it is often described as a “Category 1" or higher storm. As the category number increases, the panic usually increases…and with good reason. Hurricanes of any category are powerful storms that...
What is a sustainable environment?
By: C.M. Tucker
A bio-dome is a closed ecosystem example of what a sustainable environment is. The rest of the world mostly lives in an open ecosystem that is subject to all forms of abuse, manipulation and neglect. Our level of use is currently much larger than the...
By: Patrick Matira
Weather is not always predictable. Any point in time a hurricane can strike and if not prepared, you will greatly suffer from the storm’s hit. A hurricane is storm with violent wind, particularly a tropical cyclone in the Caribbean, thus according to the Free...
By: Michael Totten
All coastal regions which share an ocean or large lake with major fault lines are vulnerable to tsunami. Subduction earthquakes under the ocean floor send vast amounts of energy through the ocean, which can be converted into damaging wave energy. Even where there is no...
How to prepare your house for a hurricane
By: Barbara Zarrella
Getting ready for a hurricane is not something you can do in a hurry; at least you cannot do a good job of it. Since 1967, Florida has been my home. Hurricanes are a way of life. There are some things that you can do...
How to prepare your house for a hurricane
By: Olivia Kay
Losing a home to a hurricane is an experience that no one wants to endure. Knowing how to build a home as hurricane-proof as possible or how to make improvements that will help the structure best handle the high winds of hurricanes is very important...
An overview on hurricane categories
By: Mackenzi Frederick
“Hurricane Categories: An Overview” Humans have always had much-deserved respect and fear for hurricanes – and rightly so. Throughout our history there have been a number of devastating hurricanes that have ravaged communities, vast landscapes, and lead to the deaths of countless individuals. With...
An overview on hurricane categories
By: Olivia Kay
Hurricane season comes around year after year, June 1 to November 30 in the Atlantic region and May 15 to November 30 in the Eastern Pacific. During this time, tropical storms can turn to ravaging hurricanes with only little advance warning. People living in island...
By: Melanie Siminick
Hurricanes are a potentially devastating fact of life for many people living in coastal and surrounding areas in the United States and throughout the world. When you are a resident of one of these zones, it becomes important to prepare well in advance of a...

 

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