Relics of the Reservation

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Last updated: 10th November 2014
Time capsules are a popular way of preserving the present for examination at a later date by future generations. Current artefacts are placed in a sealed container, quite often cylindrical, and buried where it cannot be disturbed easily.
There is a decline in the Bee population. This has been linked to pesticides and habitat loss.
Acid rain has long been identified as having a negative impact on the environment, causing serious damage to forests and vegetation. It is caused by emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide reacting with rainwater passing through the atmosphere, creating and acid. Acids normally have a low pH value.
Extra Terrestrial Intelligence life probably exists elsewhere in the Universe, but so far there hasn't been any signs to vindicate the theory
The Earth has an ionosphere caused by ultra violet rays breaking apart atoms of air, ionising it. The Moon does not have an atmosphere and so should not have an ionosphere, but it does. It was discovered that ultra violet rays were acting on grains of dust ionising them, and the Moon is a very dusty place.
Tsunami's are an ever present threat to coastal communities. They are large tidal waves causes by some catastrophic even out at sea, such as an earthquake or volcanic eruption, that displaces a huge amount of water..
The primary means of putting a payload into space is the rocket. Rockets have been around for hundreds of years, but it wasn't until the Second World War that their potential for delivering a payload, in this case a bomb, was seriously developed.
All you need for your own time capsule is an air and water tight container, and somewhere to put it that won't be disturbed for a very long time.
Bees are an essential part of the well being of Earth's Eco-system. Their decline is worrying scientists all over the world.
Huge swathes of forest in the Northern latitudes have been damaged by acid rain
Someday, evidence that there is life out in the universe may be found
The Moon does actually have a very thin atmosphere caused by gases escaping from rocks.
Surfing is a popular pastime and sport, especially in parts of the Pacific coastline, where there can be huge waves to ride.
Early rockets weere highly prone to failure on launch, blowing up  shortly after take off.
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