By: Tina Lehman
In earth's infancy, billions of years ago, aquatic life forms were the first to inhabit our planet. A milieu of primitive organisms occupied the earth, which at the time was largely comprised of water. Approximately two billions years ago, these unicellular organisms began to become...
By: Les Scammell
Mankind has been hunting whales for centuries, probably several thousand years. In fact there is no denying that for some humans, whaling, whale meat and whale products have been a part of their culture for equally as long. I have to wonder if that argument...
By: Sammy Stein
Water is essential for the life of plants. It keeps them cool, keeps their cells rigid and helps them maintain their upright stance.We know plants cannot eat as such, they can only take minerals and nutrients in solution through their root hairs. We also...
By: Sammy Stein
Water conservation is a big issue at the moment, with talk of global warming, droughts lasting longer in places like Australia and the northern European climate becoming drier.It is also big business. Go to any garden or home show and you will see companies...
By: Daniel J. Gansle
They say everything is bigger in Texas. Certainly the state is the second largest in the United States in both population and land area; and Texas steer, well, let's say you just don't want to get up close to one unless you know what you're...
By: Pat Lunsford
Water pollution has had a profound effect on the environment as it is slowly poisoning our fresh water supply. Scientist aren't sure yet just how serious the current effects are but most of them worry about how fast the situation is escalating. A recent study...
Will Great Rivers Die
By: Jacquie Schmall
Just as the continents have shifted and broken apart to take the shapes we know today, so has the source of fresh water changed location and direction as it flows from higher and colder places to lower and warmer ones. Rivers are frequently formed from...
Will Great Rivers Die
By: Fred Tolleson
I don't think our great river systems will die! I don't think they will continue to supply us with our needs in the manner they have for most of recorded history either! If you look at the largest of the river systems: Nile, Amazon, Mississippi...
The possibility of another tsunami in the Indian Ocean during the next century
By: Alayna (Endicott) Richard
I heard lately on CNN that there was another large earthquake in Indonesia. It was along the same fault line that caused the December 26th tsunami in 2004 that left 297,248 people dead or missing and presumed dead. That Christmas surprise was recorded nearly...
By: Daniel Xiao Wang
Living in a developed nation it is hard to believe that there is anyplace in the world where people do not have access to clean, safe water. The idea that people are suffering and dying from a lack of water is unimaginable, How can this...

 

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