Tag Archives: Environment

The Geography of Vegetables

The stunning conclusion to everyone’s favorite geography series. Follow me on twitter @theatlaspro […]

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TikTok Shows Motorcyclist Befriending Thirsty Armadillo on Highway | My Modern Met

By Emma Taggart on October 18, 2021 This little armadillo was grateful he shared his water. Armadillos are strange yet wonderful creatures. The species is named after a Spanish word meaning “little armored one” which is apt considering armadillos are … Continue reading

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Sound on Mars | NASA Perseverance Rover

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Why giant turbines are pushing the limits of possibility

By Chris Baraniuk Technology of Business reporter Huge wind turbines are pushing the limits of what ports and installation vessels can handle. Next year, Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas will put up a gargantuan prototype – a 15-megawatt (MW) wind … Continue reading

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Waterspout spectacle off the coast of Cuba | BBC News

Residents of Cienfuegos, Cuba, have been sharing footage of a waterspout which formed just off the coast, near the city, on Saturday October 16. The phenomenon lasted for around ten minutes according to the country’s meteorological agency. No damage was … Continue reading

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The world’s most dangerous fart – Nick Caruso and Dani Rabaiotti

Dive into the bowels of the animal kingdom to explore why animals fart, and find out which creature has the foulest flatulence. — For most humans, farts are a welcome relief, an embarrassing incident, or an opportunity for a gas-based … Continue reading

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Where will you be able to live in 20 years? – Carol Farbotko and Ingrid Boas

Explore how coastal communities are impacted by climate change and how they’re adapting to rising sea levels and extreme weather. — Humanity has always adapted to changing weather and moved to regions that best support cultural lifestyles and livelihoods. However, … Continue reading

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Folkestone Triennial | Claire Kent

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The Complicated Lives of Mountains | Compilation

It’s easy to discount the history and evolution of mountains on our jagged world, but they really hold an immense amount of information about history within them. From mountain ranges in space, to why Earth isn’t a waterworld, here are … Continue reading

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Why 94% of China Lives East of This Line

 

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