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Lemurs – Clumsy Spirits of the Night

Lemurs – Clumsy Spirits of the Night

Who’s eyes shine at night, has very long toes, and grooms itself with ‘toilet claws’? These furry creatures are going extinct at an alarming rate and are on the conservation watches’ priority list. The larger species, are now completely gone when deforestation and hunting killed them all out in Madagascar, a country which has lost […]

Sources of Nuclear Energy

Sources of Nuclear Energy

Before we get into the sources of nuclear energy let’s make an important distinction between two very different types of energy – nuclear fusion (green) and nuclear fission (traditional). The present variety of nuclear power (nuclear fission) is usually incorrectly recognized for nuclear fusion. It involves dividing the nucleus of a heavy atom, that is […]

What is the Definition of Conservation of Energy?

What is the Definition of Conservation of Energy?

When it comes to the precise definition of conservation of energy, scientists are dead-set on the belief that energy cannot be created of destroyed but it can be altered into different forms. Since we can’t just create energy, it means we have to learn to conserve it as much as possible. Preserving power and conserving […]

Skier Escaping an Avalanche

Skier Escaping an Avalanche

The snow storms this winter have been notably ferocious. Experts have warned skiers again Sunday of possibly dangerous backcountry conditions, saying the fresh snow has pushed the aged snowpack to the right amount for many avalanches to occur. Jump to 1:30 to see the avalanche! It’s easy to underestimate the consequences of having been caught […]

Deadly Volcanic Blasts

Deadly Volcanic Blasts

More than 92 000 individuals had been killed as a direct impact of the historical Tambora eruption happened in 1815. Instantly Lives had been taken ten thousand by pyroclastic flows. Another around 117,000 deaths were reported in the post-eruption interval owing to starvation and ailments. Approximately 100 cubic km of magma was released during the fatal eruption and a tsunami with a wave height of 10 m was reported. As the global climate had been affected by the Tambora aerosols badly by blocking out sunlight and therefore reducing the global temperature greatly the year 1816 is known as the year without a summer.

Why A Small Investment In Green Energy Will Pay Off Big

Why A Small Investment In Green Energy Will Pay Off Big

From hydro-electric dams to wind farms, electricity is a fundamental element of the world’s grid. The fact remains that you’re able to assist the environment by keeping the power system running your house using only eco-friendly power. Why not surrender to the power system? Read on for ideas that will help you begin. Air-Dry your […]

Why You Should Consider Using Green Energy To Fuel Your Fleet If You Own A Business

Why You Should Consider Using Green Energy To Fuel Your Fleet If You Own A Business

by joguldi You may have learned about the features of executing a solar program to your house for energy-conservation and cost savings. Several of the advantages of installing solar power systems in your house contain super bonuses and the ability to create an ecologically-friendly surrounding. The next post provides tips about the advantages of installing […]