By: Ian Loft
Born on 11 June 1910 to Daniel and Elisabeth Cousteau and raised in France, a young Jacques-Yves Cousteau enjoyed spending many hours at the beach where he enjoyed sailing and swimming. By the age of 13, he developed a passion for amateur filmmaking that later...
By: Richard Serra
Ironically, the most innocent of all that we have on this planet is water, and also, one would think as one of the most powerful forces as well. In a docile state, a body of water produces no effect on the solid land below it...
By: Vicky Cheshire-Wade
New Rules for Reduction of Water Consumption:1. Limit showers to 8 gallons of water. Automatic cutoff valve can be attached to shower head. (Excessive bathing weakens the human system because essential body oils are erased from the skin.) People bathe too much anyway. Washing...
By: Richard Serra
Generally speaking, if there were no influence on a body of water, be it a lake or the sea, the water should be still. However to quickly demonstrate how air in motion can influence a body of water using a scaled down model, one can...
By: A. Luminium
If we want to reduce human water consumption we must understand its value. As Benjamin Franklin said, "When the well is dry, we know the worth of water."Twenty-five years ago, I went camping alone along the northwestern shore of Lake Meredith, a man-made reservoir...
By: Sandra Petersen
In summer of 2003, a 21-year-old man was swimming with friends on Lake Superior's Park Point when he was caught by a rip current. He struggled to swim straight back to shore but became instead one of the more than 100 people in the United...
By: Royce Radcliffe
Acid rain contains numerous kinds of acid that eat away at anything they touch. The only question is to what degree they damage the objects they touch. Acid rain is a huge problem that people need to learn more about in order to better combat...
By: Richard Serra
As Mathew Fontaine Maury collected data from the logs of whaling ships as well as several other sources, he was able to compile maps showing the widespread species of whales and provided a form of identification for each of the species according to color and...
By: Elizabeth Hedger
Ocean tides are the reptitive rise and fall of sea levels relative to the land. In any given day, there are two low and two high tides, with the water constantly moving between the two extremes. Each cycle from high to low to high takes...
By: Asahatter
Fresh water is vital to the lives of many plants and animals, including humans. Most of this water is made available to land-based life by precipitation in the forms of rain and snow.On land, water will either:1. Remain frozen as in the ice sheets...

 

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