The carbon cycle and global warming
By: Christyl Rivers
The term carbon cycle is used to describe the ongoing exchange of carbon between ocean, land, organisms and atmosphere. These systems collect, affect, and process carbon, while organisms(plants and animals) create and exchange it.. Volcanoes in their work to create land mass, emit carbon, and...
Terrestrial biomes: Taiga
By: J. Lang Wood
Many people are unfamiliar with the terrestrial biome known as the taiga. Taiga is the Russian word for “forest.” This habitat is, in fact, found in the needle-leaf forests of the planet. It is also called the boreal forest. Taigas of the world...
Terrestrial biomes: Taiga
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
The taiga biome is the largest biome in the world. It's located between 50° to 70° northern latitudes just below the Arctic Circle and above the temperate forest. The taiga biome has temperatures below freezing throughout most of the year. The annual average precipitation ranges...
By: Srikanth Radhakrishna
Oceans are large bodies of saltwater. Life on this wonderful planet earth began in these huge bodies of water. Oceans are unique in this galaxy. No other planet on the Solar System has water on its surface. Oceans cover approximately 71 percent of our planet's...
Terrestrial biomes: Taiga
By: Rina Rose
Biomes are a certain type earth's habitats. Taiga, or boreal forest, is one of the world’s six kinds of environments or habitats. Taiga is Russian for forest. Winters have smaller populations of plant, insect, and animal than in the summer. Because of its location...
By: rbnstr
Mountains play a vital role in the subsistence of organisms including man, animal and plants. There are mountains in a chain called ranges that are thickly forested and serve as a sanctuary for a diverse variety of living organisms. The organisms are often inter-dependent on...
By: Mell Chase - 632526
Though cyclones and tornadoes have the same shape, they both have little in common. A cyclone is defined as an atmospheric system by rapid inward circulation of air in a low-pressure center. A tornado is a rotating column of air that could be from a...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
The topography of the ocean floor is a vast and diverse as the topography of the land. The world ocean contains four basins each which contain its share of ridges, trenches, volcanoes, shelves and continental rise. They are the Atlantic, Arctic, Pacific, and Indian. The...
Terrestrial biomes: Taiga
By: Janet Grischy
The taiga is the largest terrestrial biome in the world. It’s the great conifer forest that stretches across the continents of North America and Eurasia, in the north, where few people live. The taiga is mostly located between 50 degrees north latitude and the...
By: Shannon Farlouis
Marshlands can be destroyed a number of ways like hurricanes and oil spills. When they are destroyed by natural disasters like hurricanes or man-made disasters like oil spills, then it ruins much habitat for a variety of wildlife and this can cause them to die...

 

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