How to re-nourish beaches and fight erosion
By: Tanya Smith
Where's the Beach?You've packed your sunscreen, your favorite bikini, a towel, book and lots of bottled water. But before you step one toe onto that beach, stop for a moment and take a good long look at where you are tanning. We tend to...
By: E.M.Robinson
What is the most incredible and valuable substance on Earth? Yes, it's water.Most school-aged children know that the majority of the Earth's surface is water. It isn't until those children get a little older that they find out that 97% of the Earth's water...
Where coral reefs are found
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Most coral reefs are located in tropical shallow waters less than 50 meters deep, in the western regions of the Indian ocean, Pacific Ocean and Greater Caribbean. Corals thrive best in tropical waters where temperatures range from 23 to 29 °C (73 to 84...
By: Heather Brennan
Lake and pond are terms that have no strictly defined separation. There is no universal guideline that delineates when a pond becomes a lake. There are some generally held ideas about how they differ, but it is important to realize that there are exceptions to...
Deepest point in the ocean
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
The deepest point in the world's oceans is the Challenger Deep, located in the Mariana Trench in the Western region of the Pacific Ocean. In this region, the ocean reaches its deepest point at The Challenger Deep. This region got its name from the British...
What's killing the world's coral?
By: Chris Wiegard
Coral is an essential element of the oceanic living system of planet Earth. It serves as the base of the pyramid of life in shallow salt water of the tropics, by virtue of the ability of the coral organism to build structures in which many...
By: Mary Tyrer
Overfishing and Byfishing are destroying the world's oceans and aquatic life.Oceans Food Web:The definition of a food web is a complex of interrelated food chains in an ecological community. The community we need to be concerned with is the oceans of the world. The...
When will people worldwide have enough clean, safe water to drink?
By: Irrira Rikki
Think of those whose lips are parched just for the feel of one drop of water? Then imagine if we were willing enough to sacrifice the luxuries of overflowing shelves of choice in pop-drinks and alcohol. This would be a start to help with more...
How tides are caused
By: Gary Lewis
Tides are gravitational forces of the heavenly bodies interacting on the oceans of the earth causing the water to be drawn in one direction or another in a relationship to those bodies. Normal daily tides happen twice a day due to the gravitational pull of...
What is causing Lake Chad and other lakes to shrink?
By: Kyle Smith - 556679
The "shrinking" of the world's lakes can be directly linked to the world's population growth. Many places in the world are expeienceing massive population growth, and this is leading to many problems for the world's lakes. Rivers and streams are being redirected to irrigate farms...

 

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