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A Terrifying, Fascinating Timelapse of 30 Years of Human Impact on Earth - Emily Badger A new interactive project from Google, NASA and the US Geological Survey. Since the 1970s, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey have been amassing satellite images of every inch of our planet as part of the Landsat program. Sideshow: Funktastic Portfolio Sideshow is a funktastic portfolio theme for the artsy fartsy with a built-in Tumblr style blogging system. It’s simple, to the point, and does little to distract viewers away from your work but everything to showcase it – exactly how a portfolio should function. Sideshow’s clean lines, minimal design and two colour schemes are eye-candy for lovers of “simple” yet a great blank canvas for the modifying type. Support for post formats means you can jazz up your blog with your own self-hosted video, audio, images, galleries, asides, links, quotes and of course good old standard posts. Theme Features

Plate Tectonics - Earth Like a Puzzle - Children learn about plate tectonics, earthquakes, and volcanoes at this site in Scripps Institution of Oceanography by Nan Criqui Most people know that Earth is moving around the Sun and that it is constantly spinning. But did you know that the continents and oceans are moving across the surface of the planet? Volcanoes and earthquakes as well as mountain ranges and islands all are results of this movement. Less than 100 years ago, many scientists thought the continents always had been the same shape and in the same place. A few scientists noted that the eastern coastline of South America and the western coastline of Africa looked as if they could fit together.

Welcome to Recycle City You are Dumptown's new City Manager! When you begin, you'll see Dumptown at its worst — it's littered, polluted, and nothing is being recycled or reused. There's more to Recycle City than just sightseeing! Flash Gordon Returns To Comics With ‘Zeitgeist’ » MTV Geek Classic sci-fi character Flash Gordon returns to comic books with the Dynamite Entertainment title Flash Gordon - Zeitgeist. Written by Eric Trautmann (Vampirella) and based on story and designs by Alex Ross, with art by Daniel Lindro, the comic hits stands in November. Check out a preview of the covers for Flash Gordon - Zeitgeist below, and read on for more information: Official Press Release: FLASH GORDON RETURNS AT DYNAMITE!

Biosphere: Erosion Erosion is the process that breaks things down. As far as we're concerned, erosion is the breakdown of the continents and the land around you. The overall effect of breaking down and weathering the land is called denudation. Denudation is the process of erosion. Ornithos Atlantic Rainforest Webcam World Land Trust uses cookies to make all features of the website work effectively, and they are essential if you wish to donate online. Some cookies on this site are essential, and the site won't work as expected without them. These cookies are set when you submit a form, login or interact with the site by doing something that goes beyond clicking on simple links. We also use some non-essential cookies to anonymously track visitors or enhance your experience of the site. If you're not happy with this, we won't set these cookies but some nice features of the site may be unavailable.

Oddee.com Dry Valleys (Antartica) Antarctica's Dry Valleys, with their barren gravel-strewn floors, are said to be the most similar place on Earth to Mars. Its fascinating landscape, located within Victoria Land west of McMurdo Sound, get almost no snowfall, and except for a few steep rocks they are the only continental part of Antarctica devoid of ice. The terrain looks like something not of this Earth; the valley’s floor occasionally contains a perennially frozen lake with ice several meters thick. Under the ice, in the extremely salty water, live mysterious simple organisms, a subject of on-going research.

The 100 Most Beautiful and Breathtaking Places in the World in Pictures (part 1) From majestic waterfalls, and lost cities, to mysterious landmarks and natural wonders, here is a collection of pictures which is worth to be looked on. Feel free to share your favorites destinations! It would be so amazing if you could visit all of these places. Stay in a resale RCI Timeshare to visit one of these amazing places on a budget. Aogashima Volcano, Japan Petra, Jordan Apps That Challenge Kids to Solve Environmental Issues By Tanner Higgin, Graphite Environmental education for most adults used to mean learning a little bit about recycling and planting some trees on Arbor Day. We didn’t delve into ecology as much as we skimmed the surface. But things have gotten more complex since then, and the topic of climate change has brought environmental education to the forefront.

Global Maps NASA satellites give us a global view of what’s happening on our planet. To explore how key parts of Earth’s climate system change from month to month, click on one of the maps below. by meike53 Apr 17

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