By: Lenna Gonya
Rivers are more than just water rolling along between two earthen banks. They are worlds of their own, with very special attributes, properties, and associated features. Anyone who lives near a major river system knows that they often seem to be very complex, and sometimes...
The importance of ocean heat content
By: Robert Hoglund
Ocean heat content refers to the amount of heat that the Earth's oceans store. During the last part of the 20th century, scientists and conservationists became concerned with ocean temperatures, suspecting the world's oceans were warming up. Today, ocean heat content measurements are an essential...
The effect pollution has on the oceans
By: Robert Hoglund
Pollution has a devastating effect on oceans' marine life and the environment. Particles, chemicals, and other harmful substances enter the oceans by water runoff, direct deposit of waste into the water, and debris in the wind. Sadly, eighty percent of ocean pollution is caused by...
The effect pollution has on the oceans
By: Alianess Benny Njuguna
A home to various animals such as dolphins, sharks, whales, turtles and fish; there is the danger of some of these and others becoming extinct due to man's activities especially pollution of the ocean. Among those in the list of endangered animals are blue whales...
The effect plastic materials have on the world's oceans
By: Blaise Pascal
Plastics have become a daily part of people’s lives. They are present in nearly every product that you buy or use and have replaced many other materials because of how inexpensive and versatile they are. Unfortunately while plastics have become so common in the...
By: Gareth Carmichael
While being one of the most enchanting places on Earth, the oceanic realm is sadly deteriorating at a very fast rate. Various activities undertaken by mankind are polluting the oceans, rendering their inhabitants unable to survive, let alone proliferate. The effects of pollution on the...
The importance of ocean heat content
By: Alan Parker
If you have pulled your head out from under a rock sometime in the last few years, you may have realized that there has been much fuss about this thing called “global warming”, and more specifically, it’s effect on ocean temperature. An increase...
By: Lenna Gonya
As the world uses more and more man made synthetics and chemicals, the risk of these ending up in the world’s oceans and other waterways increases. Companies and private citizens have been negligent in their control of pollutants like these for years, and over...
The effect pollution has on the oceans
By: Terri Espinoza
The main effect that pollution has on the ocean is to kill the flora and fauna that inhabit it. It does this because many people have a total disregard to the poisonous materials that are dumped into the ocean on an hourly basis. We basically...
By: Michael Totten
There is a Sargasso Sea of plastic, larger than the state of Texas, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. A second garbage patch is trapped by ocean currents inside the North Atlantic Subtropical Gyre. Surface ocean currents carry the plastic garbage in. There is...

 

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