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The World Is Facing a Sand Crisis

Many people are unaware of the fact that sand is the second-largest resource extracted and traded by human beings, just behind water. The overconsumption and mindless extraction of this resource…

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What Makes the Surface of the Earth Move?

Do tectonic plates move because of motion in the Earth’s mantle, or is the mantle driven by the movement of the plates? Or could it be that this question is…

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China Fueling Deforestation in Brazil

China accounts for almost 20 percent of the global population. To feed its growing middle class, China relies on imports from countries like Brazil. The South American nation is a…