Lithosphere

Plastic is now in the blood of mankind

Along with research, policy and technology, it is now a global environmental concern that requires individual or personal effort to restrict the use of plastics. Oceans have the highest concentration of microplastics according to an American study According to a study by Utah State University and Cornell University in the …

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New WonderWorks exhibit showcases Earth’s spheres

PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (WVLT) – A new interactive exhibit focuses on the layers or spheres of the Earth at WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge. The exhibition focuses on the four layers of the earth, including the lithosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and atmosphere. “This is a great new exhibit that helps us learn …

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Scientists find signs of geological activity on Venus

There is evidence that parts of Venus’ surface move in the same way as the Earth’s, scientists have said. “We have identified a previously unrecognized tectonic deformation pattern on Venus, which is driven by inner movement just as it is on Earth,” said Paul Byrne, a professor at North Carolina …

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Renato Funiciello, an inspiration for modern geology in Italy

The Tethyan Belt is an area of ​​tectonic activity and mountain ranges stretching from northwest Africa and western Europe through Turkey, the Caucasus and Iran to southwestern Africa. the Pacific Ocean. It is the longest continuous orogenic belt on Earth. One of the sections of particular interest to geoscientists is …

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2021 WAN Awards Nomination: Taichung Central Park

Located in the Tropic of Cancer, Taiwan’s climate is warmed by the Kuro-Shio, one of the largest ocean currents in the world. The island has a hot and humid tropical climate which counterbalances the mountain range which has a cooler environment. Central Park’s goal is to bring the outdoors back …

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