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Abortion is the ending of pregnancy by removing a fetus or embryo before it can survive outside the uterus. An abortion that occurs spontaneously is also known as a miscarriage. An abortion may be caused purposely and is then called an induced abortion, or less frequently, "induced miscarriage".

If we would cut trees what is going to happen is that population won't stop growing but oxygen in the atmosphere will reduce. ... Trees have to breathe to live, same as us and every living thing on the planet. They breathe in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen. We breathe out carbon dioxide and breathe in oxygen.Apr 27, 2012

Trees are a crucial part of the carbon cycle, a global process in which carbon dioxide constantly circulates through the atmosphere into organism and back again. ... Therefore, the absence of trees would result in significantly HIGHER amounts of carbon dioxide in the air and LOWER amounts of oxygen!May 13, 2015

The Civil War, also known as “The War Between the States,” was fought between the United States of America and the Confederate States of America, a collection of eleven southern states that left the Union in 1860 and 1861 and formed their own country in order to protect the institution of slavery.

What would happen if bats went extinct? ... If insect populations exploded due to loss of bats, the estimated monetary damage to crops was estimated to be $74/acre for the US by Boyles et al (2011), meaning global loss of bats over 378 million acres of farmland globally could cost close to $273 billion (fao.org).Jun 29, 2016

In the Southern United States as well as some parts of Canada and the United Kingdom, the crane fly is also sometimes called a daddy longlegs, according to The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. This distinctive bug, with six long legs and two large wings, is not a spider, nor an arachnid, but is an insect.Dec 24, 2014

The Most Mormon States In America Are Utah And Idaho. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was founded in New York in the 1830s, but since that time, the American Mormon population has largely settled elsewhere.Feb 14, 2014

The short answer is no. A home address for a company, such as Boise, Idaho is no guarantee that the potatoes in the box are actually from Idaho. ... Some years much of the product may come from Idaho, but mostly it is now from Eastern Oregon. A guarantee is that you see the "Grown in Idaho" seal on the package or box.

After years and years of river inflow and evaporation, the salt content of the lake water built up to the present levels. The same process made the seas salty. Rivers carry dissolved salts to the ocean. Water evaporates from the oceans to fall again as rain and to feed the rivers, but the salts remain in the ocean.

Earth Facts. Earth is the third planet from the Sun and is the largest of the terrestrial planets. The Earth is the only planet in our solar system not to be named after a Greek or Roman deity. The Earth was formed approximately 4.54 billion years ago and is the only known planet to support life.

The Solar System is made up of all the planets that orbit our Sun. In addition to planets, the Solar System also consists of moons, comets, asteroids, minor planets, and dust and gas. Everything in the Solar System orbits or revolves around the Sun.

The five most well known classes of vertebrates (animals with backbones) are mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians. They are all part of the phylum chordata -- I remember "chordata" by thinking of spinal chord. There are also a lot of animals without backbones.

The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).

Medicine has two basic meanings, it refers to 1. The Science of Healing; the practice of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease, and the promotion of health. 2. Medications, drugs, substances used to treat and cure diseases, and to promote health.Jan 5, 2016

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941. The attack, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, led to the United States' entry into World War II.

As a physicist and mathematician, Einstein wasn't an inventor in the vein of Thomas Edison or Alexander Graham Bell, but his theories of relativity led to new ways of looking at time, space, matter, energy and gravity.

1. Some jellyfish can glow in the dark. Many jellyfish have bioluminescent organs, which emit light. This light may help them in a number of different ways, like attracting prey or distracting predators.Mar 13, 2014

These are the worst case scenarios. Nile and salt water crocodiles are the most dangerous. Not all species attack humans. Many are wary of people and may only bite if they are disturbed or taken by surprise.Jul 21, 2015

Do animals feel pain in the same way as humans do? Pain is a complex experience involving sensory and emotional components: it is not just about how it feels, but also how it makes you feel. And it is these unpleasant feelings that cause the suffering we humans associate with pain.Jul 7, 2015

Whether animals can experience romantic love is unknown. But there is some evidence that they are capable of experiencing the same range of emotions as we can. The brains of many mammals are surprisingly similar to the human brain. Take as an example the brain of a cat.Feb 24, 2014

An animal in a state of panic can't function at all. I also think intense fear is an easier state for animals to get into than it is for normal human beings -- a lot easier. Animals feel intense fear when they're threatened in any way, regardless of whether they're predators or prey.

The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783. The American Patriots in the Thirteen Colonies won independence from Great Britain, becoming the United States of America. They defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War in alliance with France and others.

Well, as you might already know, clouds are actually made up of water vapour. ... For normal clouds such as cirrus or altocumulus, the droplets of the clouds have a very low mass and thus won't stick to you. But for a raining cloud like cumulonimbus or cumulus, the droplets will be much larger and thus you will get wet.

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The American Revolution (1775-83) is also known as the American Revolutionary War and the U.S. War of Independence. The conflict arose from growing tensions between residents of Great Britain's 13 North American colonies and the colonial government, which represented the British crown.

Trojan War, in Greek mythology, war between the Greeks and the people of Troy. The strife began after the Trojan prince Paris abducted Helen, wife of Menelaus of Sparta. When Menelaus demanded her return, the Trojans refused. Menelaus then persuaded his brother Agamemnon to lead an army against Troy.

Google+ is Google's Social Network, or at least, that is what we all think it is. It is Google's effort to push out Facebook and to be the biggest not just in search, but also in social. But in fact Google+ is not intended to be that Facebook killer.Sep 26, 2012

Engineering is the application of science and math to solve problems. Engineers figure out how things work and find practical uses for scientific discoveries.Aug 21, 2014

The Blue Lagoon is not a natural phenomenon. While Iceland is a country brimming with natural hot springs, the Blue Lagoon isn't one of them. The land is natural, as is the lava that shapes the pool, but the water is actually the result of runoff from the geothermal plant next door.Jun 1, 2012

Tulip bulbs planted in mounds will be in soil that is better drained than the surrounding soil. This dry soil will help tulips bloom. Plant only old fashioned tulips. While the newer hybrids are very spectacular, they are far less likely to rebloom from year to year.Feb 25, 2015

Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues.

The constellations below are the most famous and most visible to the naked eye in the Northern Hemisphere.Aquarius. This drawing, as well as those below, is from Sidney Hall's set of drawings called Urania's Mirror. ... Aquila. ... Aries. ... Canis Major. ... Cygnus (also known as the Northern Cross) ... Leo. ... Orion. ... Scorpius.

To protest British Parliament's tax on tea. "No taxation without representation." The Boston Tea Party was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 16, 1773. ... They boarded the ships and threw the chests of tea into Boston Harbor.

Courtrooms traditionally have been open to the public, but judges often close proceedings or seal documents when they feel secrecy is justified. Criminal and civil courts and documents are both usually presumptively open, depending on state laws, and most states allow some level of camera coverage of trials.

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The Moon (or Luna) is the Earth's only natural satellite and was formed 4.6 billion years ago around some 30–50 million years after the formation of the solar system. The Moon is in synchronous rotation with Earth meaning the same side is always facing the Earth.

They are critical pollinators: they pollinate 70 of the around 100 crop species that feed 90% of the world. Honey bees are responsible for $30 billion a year in crops. That's only the start. We may lose all the plants that bees pollinate, all of the animals that eat those plants and so on up the food chain.May 4, 2014

Steroid hormone, any of a group of hormones that belong to the class of chemical compounds known as steroids; they are secreted by three “steroid glands”—the adrenal cortex, testes, and ovaries—and during pregnancy by the placenta. All steroid hormones are derived from cholesterol.Feb 8, 2018

Stingray injuries are caused by the venomous tail spines or stingers of rays in the order Myliobatiformes, most significantly those belonging to the families Dasyatidae, Urotrygonidae, Urolophidae, and Potamotrygonidae. Stingrays generally do not attack aggressively or even actively defend themselves.

Many Christians celebrate Easter Sunday as the day of Jesus Christ's resurrection, which is written in the New Testament of the Christian bible. According to the Gospel of John in the New Testament, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb where Jesus was buried and found it empty. An angel told her that Jesus had risen.

daintree Rainforest. ... Cloud forest, ecuador. ... The Amazon, Brazil Rainforest. ... Alaska, USA rainforest. ... Sapo national park, liberia. ... The mount kinabalu national park, malaysia. ... The Monteverade Forest, Costa Rica. ... Montecristo cloud Forest, El Salvador.More items...

Extensive properties depend on the amount of matter that is being measured. These include mass and volume. Intensive properties do not depend on the amount of matter. These include density and color.

Marriage is the process by which two people make their relationship public, official, and permanent. It is the joining of two people in a bond that putatively lasts until death, but in practice is increasingly cut short by divorce.

During the formation of Earth, molten iron sank to its centre to make the core. This took with it the vast majority of the planet's precious metals -- such as gold and platinum. In fact, there are enough precious metals in the core to cover the entire surface of Earth with a four-metre thick layer.Sep 9, 2011

“The Iliad” (Gr: “Iliás”) is an epic poem by the ancient Greek poet Homer, which recounts some of the significant events of the final weeks of the Trojan War and the Greek siege of the city of Troy (which was also known as Ilion, Ilios or Ilium in ancient times).

The Odyssey is Homer's epic of Odysseus' 10-year struggle to return home after the Trojan War. While Odysseus battles mystical creatures and faces the wrath of the gods, his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus stave off suitors vying for Penelope's hand and Ithaca's throne long enough for Odysseus to return.

Jane Goodall is a primatologist most known for her long-term study of wild chimpanzees in Tanzania. The Gombe chimp observation, which Jane began in 1960, is the world's longest running continuous wildlife research project.Mar 29, 2014

Here are 20 most evil and notorious serial killers the world has ever seen:The Zodiac Killer. ... Donald Henry Gaskins: The Hitchhikers' Killer. ... Tsutomu Miyazaki: The Human Dracula. ... Ted Bundy: The Crazy Necrophile. ... Jack the Ripper aka Whitechapel Murder. ... Luis Garavito: The Beast. ... Ahmad Suradji: The Sorcerer.More items...

The giant pandas spend as long as 14 hours eating per day. ... The giant pandas prefer eating tender stems, shoots and leaves of bamboo, all of which are richer in nutrition and lower in fibrins. Pandas eat golden bamboo. Each season they eat the best bits.

Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.

In biology, evolution is the change in the characteristics of a species over several generations and relies on the process of natural selection. The theory of evolution is based on the idea that all species? are related and gradually change over time.Feb 17, 2017

Tiny blood vessels at the base of every follicle feed the hair root to keep it growing. But once the hair is at the skin's surface, the cells within the strand of hair aren't alive anymore. The hair you see on every part of your body contains dead cells.

In the period 1760 to 1830 the Industrial Revolution was largely confined to Britain. Aware of their head start, the British forbade the export of machinery, skilled workers, and manufacturing techniques.

Art is often considered the process or product of deliberately arranging elements in a way that appeals to the senses or emotions. It encompasses a diverse range of human activities, creations and ways of expression, including music, literature, film, sculpture and paintings.Jul 23, 2010

The French Revolution (French: Révolution française [ʁevɔlysjɔ̃ fʁɑ̃sɛːz]) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799, and was partially carried forward by Napoleon during the later expansion of the French Empire.

The alkali metals are a group (column) in the periodic table consisting of the chemical elements lithium (Li), sodium (Na), potassium (K), rubidium (Rb), caesium (Cs), and francium (Fr).

Uranus is made of water, methane, and ammonia fluids above a small rocky center. Its atmosphere is made of hydrogen and helium like Jupiter and Saturn, but it also has methane. ... Like Venus, Uranus rotates in the opposite direction as most other planets.

Bacterial STDs can be cured with antibiotics if treatment begins early enough. Viral STDs cannot be cured, but you can manage symptoms with medications. There is a vaccine against hepatitis B, but it will not help if you already have the disease.Nov 14, 2017

What Is History? is a study of historiography that was written by the English historian E. H. Carr. It was first published by Cambridge University Press in 1961. It discusses history, facts, the bias of historians, science, morality, individuals and society, and moral judgements in history.

Only female mosquitoes bite. Both male and female feed mainly on fruit and plant nectar, but the female also needs the protein in blood to help her eggs develop. Once she's had her fill of blood, she'll rest for a couple of days before laying her eggs.

Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system. ... Along with Venus, Earth, and Mars, Mercury is one of the rocky planets. It has a solid surface that is covered with craters. It has a thin atmosphere, and it doesn't have any moons.

The robe represents Libertas, the Roman goddess of liberty and freedom. Lady Liberty is holding a tablet, or a book of laws, with the date July 4th, 1776 written on the cover. The book represents the need for laws to help protect freedom.

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