Since 1999, more than 30,000 people in the United States have been reported as getting sick with West Nile virus. Infected mosquitoes spread West Nile virus (WNV) that can...
Rooftop runoff contaminationLast Updated on 2013-05-25 at 19:49
[The lead author of this article is Dennis Lye]
Rooftop runoff contamination is receiving increasing attention as environmental and health issues, particularly as human... More »
Niger RiverLast Updated on 2013-05-25 at 17:50
The Niger River is the third largest river in Africa, and the fourteenth longest river in the world. Rising in the Guinea Highlands, the river flows 4,200 kilometres through... More »
Northwestern thorn scrub forestsLast Updated on 2013-05-25 at 15:23
The Northwestern thorn scrub forests ecoregion represents a large expanse of degraded dry forest surrounding the Thar Desert. Neither exceptionally species-rich nor high in... More »
PakistanLast Updated on 2013-05-25 at 15:06
Pakistan is a nation of one hundred and ninety million people (mid-2013 est.) in southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on... More »
Sulu Archipelago rainforestsLast Updated on 2013-05-25 at 14:29
Although these islands represent transitional stepping stones from the island of Borneo to Mindanao in the Philippines, they have evolved their own distinctive faunas. The Sulu... More »
Turkish StraitsLast Updated on 2013-05-24 at 13:41
The Bosporus and Dardanelles are the Turkish Straits and divide Asia from Europe.
The Bosporus is a 17-mile long waterway that connects the Black Sea with the... More »