Why the end of the rainbow can't be found
By: Irrira Rikki
THE RAINBOW'S ENDAll the stories of the rainbow's end can be fun. Theories, interesting. Their explanations, a wonder. But the magic carries on. Truth is, whichever way they are seen, it is what you do not see, that is the most magical of all. That...
By: Caveat
Water has been an ever present problem in the USA. Many local wars were fought over water rights and its absence. For many years now the aquifer on which farmers relied for their crops and livelihoods has been failing to replenish itself. When one looks...
By: Robert Mcmartin
Welcome people to the world of drought, wildfires and water conservation, here Downunder these are old friends that we know well.Australia is a very dry country, we have very little free standing water and no major lakes.Most of the country is arid or...
When will people worldwide have enough clean, safe water to drink?
By: Jeffrey Ong
"It is not whether we have enough clean, safe water to drink. It is can we afford to pay for clean portable water?"With the whole world facing so many environmental issues and also economical ups and downs, there is no chance for the people...
A look at candy cane coral
By: Kim Sharpe
Candy Cane Coral. The technical name for this unusual coral is Caulastrea furcata. They are also very often called Trumpet Coral. These are a brightly colored coral with large branching stalks with tips that are brightly colored and quite unique in appearance. Something a lot...
Preserving wetlands: A natural security issue
By: L. Woodrow Ross
Preserving wetlands is a vital issue. Wetlands serve many critical purposes in the grand scheme of nature. They act as filters to remove silt from the flowing waters, they support myriad forms of life, they reduct the impact of floods and more.Wetlands are the...
By: Carolyn Tytler
The lowest place on the face of the earth has a singularly unattractive name: the Dead Sea. This body of water is about 50 miles long and 11 miles wide and it is located on the border between Israel and Jordan. The Dead Sea is...
History and basic facts about the Niagara Falls
By: Effie Moore Salem
Niagara Falls, one of the wonders of the natural world, is nearby Buffalo New York. It is about 12,000 years old. The Niagara River flows over a steep drop off and forms the falls. This river is a spill over from the Great Lakes...
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
One of the most beautiful sights is the Fjord of Saguenay in the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec. The mountain is majestic. The statue, Our Lady of the Saguenay, stands on the ledge as if to protect the fjord itself. It is one of the...
About the great glaciations
By: Douglas Black
The surface of the earth is approximately equal to 510, 100, 000 km2, which at present time over seventy percent of the total exterior is mainly water. Most of the bulk of the earth's water is in the form of water; however there is still...

 

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