Geography

Global Warming

Global warming’ is the term used to describe the rise in global surface temperatures. The term is often used interchangeably with ‘climate change’. The phenomenon revolves around the rise in surface temperatures – over land and oceans – that have led to an accelerated increase in temperatures. This has in […]

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GUANO ISLANDS

Guano islands were discovered on a series of islands off the coast of Peru. These islands are rocky and barren and have no vegetation owning to lack of rain in the area. The word ‘GUANO’ originated from the Andean indigenous language Quechua, which refers to any form of dung used […]

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Earthquakes

A Natural part of our planet’s workings, earthquake can be terrifying and destructive events. Some trigger powerful Ocean waves called tsunamis. Earth’s outer shell is made up of huge slabs called tectonic plates. These plates are constantly moving, and push past each other with hard jerky movements. In some places, […]

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