How hurricanes like Sandy are linked to climate change
By: Christyl Rivers
Just beginning to abate after slamming the East coast, is the rather timidly named hurricane "Sandy." It is also known as "Frankenstorm", perhaps more appropriately, for its monstrous power. But is it also an outcome of man's folly such as in Mary Shelley's original...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
The death of oysters in the ocean affects the food chain because oysters are on the lower end of the food chain. This means that anything they eat also gets eaten. So, if something makes the oysters sick, then the animal that eats them will...
US East Coast braces itself for Hurricane Sandy
By: Wayne K. Wilkins
The East Coast of the United States has been torn apart as the “super storm” Hurricane Sandy has left 80 people with their homes completely destroyed and thousands others in shambles. Hundreds of thousands of people across New York, New Jersey and the rest...
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
By: Christyl Rivers
Is Mother Nature trying to wash, scour and sweep humanity off the earth? No, but nature is more insistently asking people to pay attention. The damage, loss, and tragic personal stories of the super hurricane "Frankenstorm" Sandy will not soon be forgotten. Nor will be...
By: Tim Anderson
The East Coast of the United States is suffering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Millions are without power, 75 are dead, New York City is slowly recovering, and New Jersey is ravished with many homes either destroyed or underwater. Despite the destruction and devastation...
Extreme weather is here to stay, warns NY Governor Andrew Cuomo
By: Christyl Rivers
Extreme weather is here to stay. New York State governor, Andrew Cuomo on MSNBC recently stated that people will have to rethink their response to extreme weather. “We are having once in a lifetime floods every two years,” he commented to president Obama...
Checklist of things to do once power is restored after a storm
By: Leigh Goessl
A severe storm can cause considerable damage, and they can come unexpectedly, or with some advance notice. Storms also often result in power outages, some more widespread than others. If you've experienced a power outage, especially a long-term one, it is a good idea to...
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
By: Joseph Malek
Without a doubt, more than one insurance company will face bankruptcy as a result of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy that struck the Northeast United States during the last week of October, 2012. The destruction caused by what is now being called a super-storm...
By: Blighty
To the untrained eye Moorland and Lowland heath looks much the same and indeed they are very similar habitats. The significant different is in altitude; moorland is found on higher altitudes than lowland heath. For example Moorland can be found in Scotland, the higher...
By: Mari Mckee
Mother Nature has once again shown humans who is boss on earth. With 102 known deaths in the U.S., 69 deaths in the Caribbean, and estimates of 60 billion dollars in damages, Hurricane Sandy marked her deadly path along U.S. northeast shores, on...

 

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