An overview on coral reef diseases
By: Krista Tannahill
Coral reef disease has increased significantly over the past fifteen years resulting in extensive damage to coral reef colonies. Approximately thirty percent of the world's coral reef population has been degraded as a result of both human action and natural forces. In addition, over ten...
By: Jerome Carter
Salmon farming is a profitable business because of consumer demand for salmon and the decline of commercially viable wild salmon fisheries. Unfortunately there are many problems associated with salmon aquaculture.The most commonly farmed species of salmon is Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)- in 1999 Atlantic...
By: John Louie Ramos
According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, an alarming 70% of the entire world’s fish stock has either been “fully exploited or depleted.” Overfishing is one of the most common environmental problems of the twenty-first century. Overfishing poses huge global...
Causes of limnic eruptions
By: Anne StClair
A limnic eruption occurs when carbon dioxide (CO2) trapped in deep lake water erupts to the surface, displacing the lake water, and possibly causing a tsunami. As a result of the CO2 released, any wildlife or humans in the vicinity die through asphyxiation, CO2 poisoning...
How tsunamis form as a result of earthquakes
By: Frances Stanford
Everyone remembers in vivid detail the horrific events of a tsunami that devastated parts of Indonesia and Sri Lanka in December, 2004. Ever since that date, the word "tsunami" strikes fear in the hearts of those living in the area where it is predicted to...
How tsunamis form as a result of earthquakes
By: Anne StClair
Tsunamis are a series of waves that result from seismic disturbances at the bottom the sea that cause the sea floor to move. These disturbances are most often earthquakes at the boundaries between tectonic plates, but they can also be volcanic eruptions or explosions, or...
By: Charlotte Dummitt
Safe Water World Wide Starts with You.I could sit here and paint a picture of words, but they are just that - words. To correct our water problems through out the World we need action and change. Everyone asks "When will we have safe...
By: Fiona Thompson
When it comes to statistics, the mighty Amazon River can certainly lay claim to a few rather impressive figures. It's the world's largest river by volume and is second in length to the River Nile, coming in at 6,516 Kilometers (approximately 4,050 miles)...
By: Eli Boyatt
We all need to save water, especially during a drought, saving water also saves you money. Saving water can be very simple and very easy, remember always encourage your kids to save water, this is a good practice, because if they learn at a young...
By: Morgan Carlson
The presence of ice on both land and sea can be observed to form in colder climates with many similarities between the two. While one forms on the land and the other on the sea, both carry many common properties from fresh water content to...

 

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