Posts Tagged ‘WILDFIRES’

“DIAMONDS ARE MADE FROM COAL”

  IT IS OFTEN THOUGHT THAT DIAMONDS FORM FROM COMPRESSION OF COAL, BUT THESE BEAUTIFUL GEMS ORIGINATE FROM A DEEPER GEOLOGY. THE CONFUSION COMES FROM THEIR SIMILARLY HIGH CONTENT OF CARBON. BOTH DIAMONDS AND COAL ARE MADE OF CARBON, BUT THEY FORM IN DIFFERENT LAYERS WITHIN THE EARTH. DIAMONDS FORM IN THE EARTH’S MANTLE, AROUND […]

SURVIVE A WILDFIRE

DURING A WILDFIRE, THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACES TO BE ARE UPHILL OR DOWNWIND FROM THE FLAMES. IF THE WIND IS BLOWING TOWARD THE FIRE, RUN INTO THE WIND. BUT IF IT’S BEHIND THE FIRE, YOU NEED TO MOVE AWAY EVEN FASTER–THAT THE FIRE WILL BE COMING ON QUICK. IF YOU’RE CAUGHT OUT IN THE OPEN, […]

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