Guest post by Stefan Koester Scientists at the University of Bristol in England are finding clues to the earth’s carbon cycle by studying diamonds that were once 435 miles below the earth’s surface. By examining the microscopic impurities within the diamonds, scientists are unlocking the many mysteries that remain regarding the carbon cycle and its […]
Marcus Stephen wrote an Op-Ed piece in today’s NYTimes that his tiny Pacific Island nation, Nauru, may not exist in another century.
A documentary on PBS shows in details how the rising water levels as a result of climate change will affect regions around the world that live close to the coasts. Check it out.
Guest blog by Shannon Maylath and Hanifah Paul Hawaii is home to some of the world’s most active and largest volcanoes. The volcanoes that make up the Hawaiian islands are a chain of shield volcanoes that have formed over a hot spot in the pacific ocean, starting around 70 million years ago. The islands have progressed […]
Guest blog by Ryan Riols and Jacqueline Casteel Yellowstone National Park, located in the western United States is considered a super volcano. So what exactly is a super volcano? According to R.S.J Sparks, A super eruption is a scaled up version of a typical volcanic outburst. Each is caused by a rising and growing chamber […]