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Important and Interesting Things to Know About Planet Earth

Important and Interesting Things to Know About Planet Earth

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Planet Earth is fascinating and amazing. There are many things we don’t yet know about her, but quite a lot that we do. We live on Earth and we use her resources everyday, but what exactly do you know about it? Today, we are sharing some of the things you may not know about this beautiful planet of ours. The Earth is not completely round Earth is not completely round or an exact sphere. Because of the flattened poles and the equator that bulges, Earth has more of an oblate spheroid shape. The Earth consists of an inner and outer core, a mantle (the magma), and the crust (tectonic plates). Plate tectonics is what keeps us comfortable Tectonic plates are plates that form the outer crust of the Earth and floats on top of the magma interior. When these plates move, they can bump agai
The 3 Main Reasons Why Bees are So Important and Need to Be Protected

The 3 Main Reasons Why Bees are So Important and Need to Be Protected

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Bees have been in the news a lot lately. They have been added to the endangered list recently and this has caused a lot of uproars. If you are not sure why you should continue reading. Bees are vital for human life and we need to take care of them. Bees and their function in nature are of the utmost importance to keep life on earth going. Reasons why bees are so important: 1. Pollination Many of the foods that we eat every day are thanks to bees and their pollination. Without pollination, these foods would not grow and we will have nothing to eat. Bees are responsible for pollinating roughly 80% of crops. Not only is this important for food, but it also makes money for farmers who have crops. Bees are also responsible for keeping our beautiful flowers around. They pollinate the flo...
7 Everyday Practices Everyone Can Start to Help Clean Up Our Environment

7 Everyday Practices Everyone Can Start to Help Clean Up Our Environment

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Pollution is part of what is killing our planet. Air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, and even noise pollution has very adverse effects on the planet. You may think that it is too big a problem for you to solve, but you’re wrong. We all can do our little bit every day to help clean up the planet and live in a healthier environment. Here’s how: Use your wooden stove less. Wooden stoves tend to cause bad air pollution due to large amounts of smoke. Energy-efficient appliances will be a cleaner option. Use less harmful chemicals. Housecleaning chemicals and pesticides can be very harmful to the environment. You can make green versions of these cleaning chemicals with normal household products. These mixtures do not negatively affect the environment. Use less electricity. Use l