By: Rhonda Nieman
The wetlands that occur in nature are there for a reason. Besides supporting vast amounts of wildlife, they can help to weaken the often catastrophic effects of a hurricane. In order to understand how they do this, you need to understand what exactly is considered...
Why planting trees is great for the atmosphere
By: Rachelle de Bretagne
Why planting trees is good for the atmosphere.For many years, in country areas in Europe, people felled trees for boat-building, planking for woodwork industry and as a means of heat. What many forgot was that re-planting was every bit as important to the environment...
By: Kelly A. Mello
To understand the San Andreas Fault, we must first understand what a fault is. No, it is not the same definition as the word 'blame'. A fault is a fracture or a zone of fractures between two blocks of rock. These fractures allow the blocks...
By: Algy Moncrieff
Various factors contribute to the formation of ocean waves - they can be made by geological movements underwater (such as earthquakes or landslides), by the wake from ships, or, most commonly, by the wind.The wind sweeps over the surface of the water, and the...
By: Krystle Hernandez
During the 1960s, the concept of seafloor spreading was added to the existing theory of continental drift, which speculated that continents moved on the earth's surface. Plate tectonics is a comprehensive geological theory which has evolved from the two notions to explain the movement of...
By: Richard Serra
Several theories offer explanations as to how began. Of course we believe the big bang was actually the beginning of all masses that represent the planet's the stars and all other heavenly bodies.However the earth itself may have formed as a result of the...
By: Richard Serra
What if we could travel through time to see the changes to our planet after millions of years have passed. Sometimes a trip back into time can be found in areas in your own back yard. The yard itself has been there all along, but...
By: Algy Moncrieff
The world is a big, spinning, ball of molten rock, with large rocky tectonic plates floating on top, and a big blob of solid iron in the middle. Although there is some argument as to what it is that causes these vast tectonic plates to...
By: Gary Leadbeater
EARTH! HOW IT ALL BEGAN.Scientist theorized that when the solar system formed some 4 and half billion to 5 billion years ago that the cause of the formation of the planets was due to the fact that a heavy gravitational field that formed from...
By: Krystle Hernandez
Dinosaurs roamed the earth long before the arrival of human's on this planet; however, their remains continue to be uncovered, typically in the most unexpected areas, to date. If you are fortunate enough to discover dinosaur bones, there are several measures you must take in...

 

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