At this moment in time, the population of earth has nearly reached 7 billion. If the growth rate
continues as it has up until now the population will reach 10 billion individuals by the year 2050.
That is an increase of 3 billion people in a scant 36 year
Minerals and tectonics
The overuse and exploitation of minerals and other resources on land has led to the development of
deep-sea mining. Understanding the mechanics of plate tectonics can make it possible to locate valuable
resources on the floor of the
Forum 7 Vaccinations
Having grown up a military brat I am well acquainted with vaccinations, from small pox to measles,
mumps and rubella. We traveled to many foreign countries where my father was stationed in the United
States Army. We lived three years
The mudflow occurred on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, about 10:45 a.m. in Oso, Washington. The news
media called it a mudslide, but it is in reality a mudflow. The area covered was at least 135 feet wide by
180 feet deep. Currently the death toll is 24, with d
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973 covers a broad variety of life forms.
This includes birds, insects, fish, reptiles, mammals, crustaceans, flowers,
grasses, and trees (EPA, 2014). The law requires that any action that might affect
wildlife that is
Finally, do you think the event described could happen again? Where and why?
The Dust Bowl of the 1930s
The year was 1931. The southern Plains of the United States were hit with a severe drought and
the beginning of the nightmare of black blizzards. The l