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The Locusts

Director/Writer: John Patrick KelleyDirector of Photography:Phedon PapmichaelEditors:Erica Flaum and Kathryn HimoffMusic:Carter BurwellProduction Designer:Sherman WilliamsProducers:Beth Holden…

Brewer's: Locusts

(For food.) “The bushmen [says Captain Stockenston] consider locusts a great luxury, consuming great quantities, fresh, and drying abundance for future emergencies.” “They…

Brewer's: Locust Bird

A native of Khorassan (Persia), so fond of the water of the Bird Fountain, between Shiraz and Ispahan, that it will follow wherever it is carried. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, …

Earth Day: Energy

Energy: Production & Consumption Find out which countries use and produce the most energy, how much the U.S. consumes, where the largest nuclear power plants in the U.S.…

The Names of the Days of the Week

See also Greek and Roman Mythology and Norse MythologyLatin Old English English German French Italian SpanishDies Solis SunnandaegSunday Sonntag dimanche domenica domingoDies Lunae MonandaegM…

Earth Day: History & Biographies

History & Biographies Take a look at the history of the environmental movement and read biographies of pioneers in the field. Environmental Milestones Timeline R…

Earth Day: Going Green

Going Green Learn how to turn your environmentally mean lifestyle into a green one and find information about places that are taking positive environmental steps. A …

Earth Day: Environmental Disasters

Environmental Disasters Read about some of the largest disasters in the world that were caused by human activity and upset the delicate balance of nature. Chernobyl:…

Earth Day: Stats & Facts

Facts & Stats about Pollution and Global Warming Find explanations of the greenhouse effect, the ozone layer, and substances that pollute the air; statistics about p…

The Seasons

The seasons are caused by the tilt of Earth's axis (23.4°) and not by the fact that Earth's orbit around the Sun is an ellipse. The average distance of Earth from the Sun is 93 million mi…