By: Stephen Edetanlen
Thor Heyerdahl, sailing the Atlantic in his papyrus raft, Ra, found globs of oil, tar and plastics stretching from the coast of Africa to South America. Parts of the Baltic, Mediterranean and Black Sea are already so polluted that marine life is severely threatened. And...
By: Aaron Conor
Tornadoes are something that both fascinate and terrify people. The winds that these tornadoes contain can obliterate just about anything that stands in their way. So what should you do if you find yourself in the path of a tornado?If you're inside your house...
By: Jason Todd
Ground water is one of the United State's most important natural recourses. Approximately 40 percent of the water used by the public come from ground water, and 30 to 40 percent of agricultural water in the United States is supplied by ground water. The Ogallala...
By: Smartie Pants
Natural gas is the byproduct of the bacterial organic decomposition (organic as is carbon based, not grown by hippies). This occurs wherever there was life and it died and became buried, that makes it an abundant widespread form of energy, its found everywhere often where...
By: Aoife Crimmins
Our water quality is under scrutiny. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that the primary challenge facing countries over the next decade is to achieve good water' status by 2015. The EPA explains "The quality of our public drinking water supplies remains high. However, the...
By: Kenneth Nwabufo-Ene
Maximization of benefits from Africa's ground water and aquifersIntroductionGroundwater and aquifers are among the most under utilized natural resources in Africa. The situation was probably the same some decades ago in most other parts of the world. Groundwater and aquifer represented sources of water for...
By: Katherine Cure
I guess the question is: are humans at fault? Or rather, is it the normal course of the Earth's life (as any life for that matter) to exhibit change?The first view, is to me rather anthropocentric. Yes, we are the top predators, the moulders...
By: Bob Schmidt
Over the course of millions of years, the decayed organic matter that covered the earth was covered by soil and mud which eventually turned into rock. These layers of trapped organic matter changed composition into oil, coal, and bubbles of gas because of the...
By: Penny Burke
Water is such a precious commodity that without it, of course, all life will cease to exist. Considering the drought over the last 10 years, our dwindling water supply and how much we rely upon it, something has to be done to conserve what we...
By: CD Gozzi
Natural gas is a combination of hydrocarbons primarily methane however ethane, propane and other gases such as nitrogen, helium, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and water vapor. It is commonly referred to as natural gas liquids (NGLs). On an energy equivalent basis, NGLs generally have a...

 

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