By: Tim Harry
Nature produces some amazing scenes, and the Yellow River is one of these sights, what else but nature could produce a river that that is most definitely yellow in colour? Flowing across China, the Yellow River is one of the most impressive sights in a...
How to stop ocean oxygen depletion
By: Jeffrey Graf
Oxygen depletion in the ocean, called hypoxia ( low oxygen ) or anoxia ( no oxygen ) can occur due to natural or anthropogenic ( man made ) processes. In coastal and surface areas, the causes are usually various forms of pollution. Nutrients from farm...
Understanding groundwater, wells, and hydrology
By: J. Lee Kenser
HydrologicCycle:All water comes in the form of precipitation as water evaporates from the ocean by the energy of the sun at an overall rate of six feet of water each year. This water is salt-free and as the vapor rises being carried by the wind...
By: Janet Grischy
Just off the coast of California is the most extensive kelp forest in the world. It is a stunningly productive habitat, busy with life from the ocean bed up to the sunlit surface. Much of the vast Pacific Ocean is a desert, in the sense...
Why the ocean at the North Pole doesn't drip
By: Bj Anderson
WHY THE OCEAN IN THE NORTH POLE DOESN'T DRIPIn geological terms the Arctic Ocean, sitting atop the world, doesn't drip due to that constantgravity. With earth's center of mass at its inner core, gravity pulls inward in all directions whether you're stationed in the Arctic...
Some water conservation strategies
By: D K Mitchell
Now let's get this straight from the start, there is no shortage of water in the world. The shortage is of usable clean water. Obviously what some people don't seem to understand is that there is always the same amount of water on earth. It...
Ocean dead zones explained
By: Bj Anderson
Ocean dead zones are literally that, in being a marine Plutonian sector void of life with the seafloor littered in an oceanic macrocosm of skeletal remains garroted in a layer of matted, slimy bacteria. Sea life that are mobile enough and weren't rendered unconscious were...
All about coral reefs
By: Paul Oranika
What are Coral Reefs one may ask? Coral Reefs are simply the "rain forest of the sea" but as beautiful as they appear, not much research has been done to evaluate their general condition. They play a very important function in the world's eco-system. They...
How starfish threaten coral reefs
By: Vadim Osadchi
A large amount of starfish were recently discovered in the reefs in Halmahera, Indonesia, at the very center point of the Coral Triangle. Starfish, who latch onto coral and use their digestive enzymes to break down at it, could become a real threat to the...
By: Muhammad Akhir Ariffin
As the full moon of the year's shines down on a Caribbean coral reef of the Belize, 10,000 brown and white fish congregate 100 ft (30 m) beneath the water surface, where the reef drops down into the sea depths. They are Nassau groupers...

 

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