By: Tezzasul
An important moment in historyThe following article are my captured thoughts while traveling through Laos in Autumn 2006Cruising in a slow boat down a timeless Mekong River, one of the great rivers of this world can be a relaxing and thought provoking experience, perhaps the...
By: Donald Murphy
Nature In our time it is commonly and popularly speculated that Humankind had done the unthinkable and unnatural act of upsetting the balance of the environment, of Nature. It is becoming an acceptable belief that man is actually capable of acting outside of or against...
By: Lee Norris
Co2 gas from human activity is lowering the pH of sea water and threatening to cause a major die off of marine life in the oceans. This is a potential ecological disaster of mega proportions.Why are the ocean's pH level important? In the 1950s...
By: Pat Lunsford
Much of the world's food supply is being threatened by what is known as the Bee Colony Collapse Disorder. This is a crucial environmental issue. Crops must have pollination. Honeybees transfer pollen which is a vital function for plant reproduction. Humans and ecosystems cannot survive...
Who is responsible for the greenhouse effect?
By: Rex Trulove
It is very safe to say that man is wasteful, he fouls and pollutes without regard to the land, plants, people, and animals, and he is arrogant in his "right" to do all of this. But is man responsible for the greenhouse effect?To begin...
By: Wanderer
How Do We Restore the Balance of CO2?The jury is out on the removal of CO2 from the atmosphere. It has to go. But at the same time we cannot completely get rid of atmospheric carbon dioxide; there has to be a balance. I...
Why is global warming damaging the ozone layer?
By: Rex Trulove
There are a couple problems with the question that become apparent when we break it down into one thing that is implied, and another that is the object of the question.The implication is that there is global warming to begin with, and along with...
Investigating recent changes in weather patterns
By: Rex Trulove
Changing weather patters are nothing new, and they have been happening ever since the earth has had weather. Looking back over just the last few decades, we can see that the weather and weather change is truly global. As one location experiences droughts, another has...
Natural disasters and their root cause
By: Rex Trulove
Frightening phrase, isn't it; "Natural Disaster"? When we think about this, we first must define what we mean by natural disaster, though it is pretty straightforward. A natural disaster is simply any disaster, regardless of magnitude, that is caused by the natural processes on the...
By: Corbin Campbell
Mt. Katmai, located in Alaska, is considered to be an active volcano. It is part of a system of active volcanoes that exhibit continued fumarole and hot spring activity. Mt. Katmai, while not dangerous to any major cities directly, could conceivably spew enough ash and...

 

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