America’s Newest National Park, 2019.

There are 62 national parks throughout the United States of American. In December 2019, the USA gained a new national park. The National Park Service now has White Sands White Sands National Park as the 62nd national park. Location of White Sands National Park: Southeastern New Mexico. The closest cities to White Sands National Park…

Rainwater Harvesting, Geopolitics, And The Future Of Water Supply.

No, rainwater is not some kind of crop. However, the harvesting of rainwater can be one of the most valuable things for human beings. While Earth itself is majority water, most of that water is not usable for human consumption, unless you plan on building a plethora of desalination plants. Most of the world’s freshwater…

Why Geography Is Dynamic.

  Geography Is Dynamic. Let’s break this down a bit. Geography – The study of the physical features, atmosphere, and the human-environmental interaction of the Earth. Dynamic – Constantly changing. Geography Is Dynamic. Why? Because geography is about studying the Earth, and the Earth is constantly changing. Nothing on Earth remains in a static position….

Henderson Island, Paradise Lost In Plastic.

Henderson Island, a small, uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. An area of about 37.3 sq km. The nearest populated area is 193 km (120 mi) northeast of Pitcairn Island. A Pacific island uninhabited and far removed from humans. It is halfway between New Zealand and Chile. One of the last raised atolls in the…

Explaining Appalachian Coal

Make. America. Great. Again. This is the refrain of now-President Trump’s campaign. The plans to get the USA’s economy to better times. One major part of it is the coal industry. The coal mining and steel manufacturing regions served as a major part of the electorate for Trump. Here is the truth. A politician can…

Red Cedars: A Biogeography Lesson

Those long evergreen trees standing out from the green and tawny grass in fields. They aren’t as tall as pine trees. However, they have their significance. Juniperus virginiana, the eastern red cedar. True to its scientific name, the red cedar(also known as the eastern red cedar) is actually a type of juniper. This tree has…

Earth Day 2016: Kudzu, invasive species.

When we think of environmental issues, ¬†we think of dumping oil in sewers, air pollution, oil spills,etc. Rarely do we think of certain plants and animals themselves. One think to think about is the issue of invasive species. Introducing a non-native species to an ecosystem, and it could harm that ecosystem. The kudzu is a…