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It was 65 million years ago that dinosaurs lived on Earth in what was commonly referred to as the Age of Reptiles or the Cretaceous Period. Flooding, freezing, and then acid rain killed the dinosaurs and many other animals on the planet, and this cataclysmic event marked the end of...

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Sleet and freezing are two types of weather conditions that involve rain and air temperature. They are both hazardous and can cause slippery, icy patches on roads, highways, and bridges. In both of these icy conditions, vehicle accidents are more probable, motorists more likely to lose control of their cars...

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Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s documentary Blackfish argues that it is immoral for humans to force whales to perform in captivity. She uses interviews with individuals who have worked closely with killer whales to demonstrate that those who are kept in captivity are less healthy and less happy in than those who live...

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The Yellowstone caldera, located in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, has been subject to extensive research on volcanism, including studies of earthquakes, volcanic hazards, and hydrothermal explosions. The studies of previous supereruptions are facilitated by the fact that most of the known volcanism in the Yellowstone caldera is a fairly...

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Various sources of energy can be used to power human activities, and the choice of particular sources has a deep impact on the quality of human life and its environment (Energy Literacy). The most common sources of energy are fossil fuels, such as natural gas, coal, uranium and biomass. Except...

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Cold changed our lives in last century. Without cold, we would not have supermarkets, or the Space Shuttle. In the Antarctic, the coldest temperature on Earth, -80 ° C, is found at the south pole. The attempt to reach absolute zero in the latter part of the 19th century involved...

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Today, wind power is one of the most perspective energy sources. Wind power industry is in the process of rapid globalization and consolidation. The use of wind turbines becomes critical against the background of climatic issues since it is a good alternative to burning fossil fuels. The development of wind...

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The United States wastes natural resources on a daily basis. We do our best to make conservation efforts, but if the path continues for the next thirty years, we may be left without natural resources. We waste natural resources such as timber by our deforestation. We waste natural resources such...

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Although humanity uses numerous natural resources to satisfy its needs, oil, natural gas, and coal are three essentials civilization is based on. These chemicals define our lifestyle, and we need them to maintain economy, politics, and everyday life. They are non-renewable, which makes them even more valuable. Oil accounts for...

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The need to explain why various organisms disappear with time while others remain pushed for the development of natural selection theory. This theory relies on the ability of organisms to change their features according to the environmental conditions that surround them. Notably, the argument notes that the organisms with the...

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The Natural Law Theory refers to the moral guidelines that over the years have been used to govern the behavior of people (Knight, 1920). It lays its basis of two concepts the nature of people as an entity and that of the world. This theory has been described as being...

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Introduction Hurricane Katrina was a very deadly and destructive category five hurricane that affected the Gulf Coast of the U.S. The hurricane struck in August 2005. It caused extensive damage from eastern Texas to central Florida. Fatal flaws in the engineering of the flood protection system resulted in floods in...

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Florida has a remarkably diverse ecosystem with numerous unique ecological communities. The Everglades is one of the ecological communities in Florida. The Everglades are important because they provide habitat to different plants and animal species (Lodge, 2017). The Everglades is also significant in the preservation of some endangered species. Second,...

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I consider myself a lover of animals. It should not come as a surprise I have struggled with the idea of animals in the zoo for a long time. I wish there was a solution that prevented the suffering of the animals while also allowing the humans to watch these...

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"Organic produce" has become a buzzword among consumers. Grocery stores and food markets emphasize the advantages of organic food products. More consumers choose organic produce, as they believe that such products will protect their health and enhance their wellbeing. However, customer perceptions of organic farming vary considerably, as well as...

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Introduction The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake is a venomous species of rattlesnake found primarily in Mexico and the southern portion of the United States, including the states of Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and California (Klauber, 1997, p. 25). In Mexico, they can be found in northern Veracruz, Hidalgo, and Sinaloa. This...

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When Hurricane Sandy struck the eastern seaboard on October 29, 2012, there was a great deal of advance notice about the potentially devastating effects of the storm. Nevertheless, when the hurricane finally ended, the tremendous losses of life, property, and the damage to the economy could not be adequately predicted....

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Introduction When people visit the Grand Canyon, they describe it as very beautiful and breathtaking. Pictures of the grand scenery make it look like a painting, almost unreal yet it is the very essence of nature. The Grand Canyon is vast, and it brings a sense of wonder. About the...

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Somewhat paradoxically, many people feel perfectly fine watching funny videos of cats, dogs, and other animals while eating a steak for dinner even though this involves emphasizing some animals while calmly consuming dead bodies of other animals. To make the situation even worse it is worse noting that instead of...

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As humanity continues to grow, it has a greater impact on the environment. To measure this impact, scientists measure Biocapacity, which is the planet’s productive land areas such as forests and pastures, and the Ecological Footprint, which is the area needed to support the human population. When the latter exceeds...

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Animals are very pivotal in people’s lives and the communities. For instance, animals are used for food production and pets used for companionship. The animal health management has been widely accepted in the fields such as biosecurity, wildlife, food production, and public health. This study is essential in the discussion...

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This text will identify how the coral reef ecosystem functions, its components, including its biotic, abiotic, biogeochemical services, carbon cycle, and examine some of the threats both natural and man-made that coral-reefs are presently facing and can be anticipated to face into the future, such as damage to its resilience...

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Like many national parks, Death Valley was selected for preservation because it is unsuitable for human life. However, the environment of Death Valley supports forms of life that would not survive in a colder, moister environment. Death Valley is home to several different forms of birds, amphibians, fish, reptiles, and...

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Abstract Alabama (like many other areas in the United States) has endured and overcome horrific weather events over several decades. Mother Nature has offered no sign of mercy as confirmed by the U.S. National Climate Assessment. Hollywood films about natural disasters seem so exaggerating. However, movies pale in comparison to...

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Primarily, ecosystem services are the benefits that nature provides to human beings. Although the term is quite new, it is apparent that human beings have a close connection to the natural environment. In fact, people would not have access to clean drinking water or air to breathe without health ecosystem....

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