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SAVE THE PLANET! YOU ALONE ARE THE SUPER-HUMAN: PART-1: WATER RESOURCES

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1.Abstract Science is a vast topic, even more vast than our thought!! For example, you might learn Rutherford’s model for your 9th Grade. But when you transform into a 10th grade’s student and start opening your chemistry book, you’ll find there’s many “why?” behind the model at the beginning of the chapter and when you […]

The Effect of Climate Change on the Distribution of Malaria in Africa

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  Abstract Malaria, an infectious disease transmitted by Anopheles mosquitoes, kills over 400,000 people each year. Of these 400,000 deaths, sixty-seven percent are children under the age of five [1]. The Anopheles mosquitoes can host five different species of malaria which infect humans [2]. This review mainly discusses the most lethal species, Plasmodium falciparum (P. […]

CORAL REEFS IN DANGER: THE THREATS, THE CONSEQUENCES, THE FUTURE

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BY: MADELEINE HSU ABSTRACT This article discusses coral reefs, the danger and threats they are facing, and how different marine animals and plants are being affected by factors like climate change, coastal development, and more.  This article also considers the possible restoration techniques used to rehabilitate coral reefs, as well as some of the governmental […]

MITIGATION OF URBAN HEAT ISLANDS WITH CRYPTOGAMIC COVERS

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Abhinav Vetcha AP Research Mrs. Katie Upton May 27, 2018 Abstract The urban heat island effect occurs when temperatures in urban areas are higher than the temperatures of the surrounding environment. This effect can be caused by decreased vegetation levels, heat-trapping building arrangements, anthropogenic heat gain (due to heat produced by the high concentration of […]