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Can We Stop the Climate Crisis That Is Coming?

Does it matter how much man has contributed to the global warming crisis or how much comes from the cycles of nature? No doubt remains among the vast...

National Science Foundation: Ocean Acidification

The National Science Foundation is an independent US agency that is primarily responsible for supporting fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields affiliated with science and engineering....

Copenhagen Can Open New Era of Clean and Economical Energies

Highly paid government bureaucrats will be descending in masses on Copenhagen in December of 2009. They all have instructions to defend the status quo and make sure that the world will...

Global Warming – The 21st Century Challenge

The average air temperature near the Earth's surface rose approximately 1.33 degrees Fahrenheit during the last 100 years. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports that "most...

XPRIZE – Making The Impossible Possible

One needs only look skyward after sunset to understand the full potential of mankind. The bright celestial object above is the moon, and it is some 240,000 miles away. Despite the...

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch – A Primer

In recent months, media outlets and some celebrities have turned the spotlight on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Last August, a team of scientists, oceanographers, researchers, and ocean-lovers...

The Great Florida Coral Reef Track and Its Importance to Our Economy and Tourism

The Florida Coral Reef Barrier is the third largest in the world and the only one in the North American continent.The Great Florida Reef Track, and the third largest coral system...

Marine Biomes

Marine habitats can be as different as night and day. The deepest ocean, where hydrothermal vents are located, is perpetually dark. In contrast, the vivid coral reefs nearer the surface are...

The Trade-Offs and Spin-Offs of Carbon Capturing Plants

A SENSE OF ACCOUNTABILITY Our world digested around 8.4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) in 2014 through burning of natural gas, coal, and oil causing...

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