Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Credit: Antony Spencer/Getty Images The aurora borealis – Kiruna, Sweden When charged particles, which flow from the sun at kph, hit the Earth’s magnetic field at the planet’s poles, they create curtains of light. Solar storms heighten the effect

10 of the World's great natural wonders - in pictures

Ten of the world’s great natural wonders – in pictures

A group of elephants walking in Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania. At 610 metres deep and covering 260 sq km, this is the largest unflooded caldera in the world, and a haven for both wildlife and Maasai livestock

Stop Disasters Game - great interactive game

Stop Disasters! A disaster simulation game - protect people and property from hurricanes, earthquakes, etc.

For the Love of Mountains

For the Love of Mountains - This video takes a brief look into the world's most popular mountains, from Everest to Kilimanjaro.

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Five major ocean gyres - rotating whirlpools of water - are believed to trap huge collections of trash in its currents.

In this video excerpt from NOVA: “Inside the Megastorm,” learn how Earth's warming climate may have contributed to Hurricane Sandy's devastating impact. Hurricane Sandy was an extremely large storm that followed an unusual path, and its impacts were enhanced by climate change. Climate scientists Radley Horton and Adam Sobel explain how warming temperatures in the Arctic may have shaped a blocking pattern in the jet stream (causing the hurricane to turn toward the United States) and how ...

Sandy and Climate Change - learn how Earth's warming climate may have contributed to Hurricane Sandy's devastating impact.

Fantastic Provocations - A Drone Perspective   Inexpensive, easy-to-fly drones allow anyone to experience a new perspective of their world. As of March 2014, these Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) videos have garnered more than 15 million views combined

Fantastic Provocations - A Drone Perspective Inexpensive, easy-to-fly drones allow anyone to experience a new perspective of their world. As of March these Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) videos have garnered more than 15 million views combined

GIS Interactive Maps of Ocean Floor from Remote SensingLiving Oceans Foundation

Living Oceans Foundation creates interactive GIS maps of ocean floor from high resolution imagery via remote sensing for habitat maps and marine reserves.

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