One Shell of a Story!
Introduction The turtle has roamed the Earth since the Upper Triassic Period. For reference, here is the history of the Earth, according to the fossil record: A turtle’s shell is its most distinguishable feature. It is actually a modified ribcage, not an exoskeleton or mere protective covering. Hence, you cannot ‘take it off’. Turtles are…
Water In a Changing World
Water, nature’s most precious resource.
Water Supply in Desert Climates
There is often controversy over droughts and lack of adequate drinking water in many areas. Specifically, dry, arid regions such as the southwestern United States (California, New Mexico). When coming across these issues, it’s important to keep in mind a few basic facts. First off, desert environments are less suitable to human habitation due to…
Dose of Inspiration
“If you can’t be in awe of Mother Nature, there’s something wrong with you.” – Alex Trebek A picture is worth a thousand words (amazing photos courtesy of WordPress – Pexels)…
A Note On Endangered Species
There is always much debate about bills that have been passed into law, if they should be changed or removed, etc. When it comes to protecting the Earth and all life, however, there is no room for debate. Various animal welfare and environmental protection measures have been put in place by numerous countries around the…