Renewable Energy: A Response to Climate Change

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You’ve probably heard a lot recently about renewable energy: it frequently hits the headlines around the world, for a variety of reasons. Often, it’s a positive news story – about the record amount of renewable energy that’s been generated, for example – but sometimes it’s more controversial, such as the withdrawal of government support for … Read more

40+ Stupendous Facts About the Sun

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The Sun controls all aspects of our lives: Our food, our climates, and our bodies. We literally live inside the Sun’s atmosphere. We, as well as other planets, satellites, and other objects in the solar system, are greatly influenced by the Sun. The Sun is growing more powerful every day and scientists project that in … Read more

Arctic Ocean: Climate, Islands, Depth, Location, Currents

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The Arctic Ocean is the shallowest and smallest ocean with a total area of approximately 13,986,000 square kilometers. It is located around the North Pole and is surrounded by some countries like Greenland, Alaska, Canada, Russia and Norway. The ocean is connected to the Pacific Ocean by the Bering Strait and the Atlantic Ocean by … Read more

20+ Solid Reasons to Stop Deforestation That You Need to Know Today

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Deforestation persists to be one of the biggest environmental challenges in the world. More and more forests are cleared to create room for farming and the extraction of timber among other raw materials. In many parts of the world, the original forest cover areas have been reduced by more than 20% and some areas have … Read more

Formation, Movement and Classification of Air Masses

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Air mass is an extremely large body of air in the atmosphere whose properties – temperature, humidity and lapse rate, which is the decrease of atmospheric temperature with height, are largely uniform over an area which can be several hundred kilometers across the surface of the earth. Climate science defines air mass as a relatively … Read more

The Water Cycle and its Processes

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The water cycle explains the continuous movement of water on, above, and below the surface of the earth. It is also referred to as the Hydrological Cycle. The cycle describes the properties of water that make it undergo the various movements on the planet. The water cycle has nine main physical processes that create a … Read more