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The Giant's Causeway, Ireland

The Giant's Causeway, Ireland | Planet Earth | Scoop.it

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MyKLogica's curator insight, September 24, 2013 2:38 PM

Lugares mágicos y evocadores.

AraceliMasArte's curator insight, September 24, 2013 2:45 PM

Bellisimo ¿eh?

Jesús Hernández's comment, September 24, 2013 6:16 PM
:-) :-) :-)

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Photos: Sunrise, sunset, and aurora from the International Space Station - Quartz

Photos: Sunrise, sunset, and aurora from the International Space Station - Quartz | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
It's a nice view from above.
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Solar storm produces colorful aurora visible from Helena - Helena Independent Record

Solar storm produces colorful aurora visible from Helena - Helena Independent Record | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Those who were up late, into Friday morning, had a chance to see the sky come alive with color from an aurora.
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Lisboa Fallica Nat Geo National Geographic

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Rare Aircraft Takes to the Skies Over Sacramento - FOX40

Rare Aircraft Takes to the Skies Over Sacramento - FOX40 | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
SACRAMENTO -- It’s trial by fire. This is the maiden voyage of Amelia Airship, one of six Geta-Flug thermal airships in the United States. It's a cross between a dirigible and a hot air balloon. It...
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Particle accelerator could one day create manmade auroras in our atmosphere - Daily Mail

Particle accelerator could one day create manmade auroras in our atmosphere - Daily Mail | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Scientists in California have described how to create artificial auroras on Earth. They said a particle accelerator could be sent 185 miles (300km) up into space (illustration of a satellite in orbit shown).
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Great Lakes' Water Levels Cause Erosion Concern - Science Times

Great Lakes' Water Levels Cause Erosion Concern - Science Times | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
The Great Lakes have been rising over the last two years, putting an end to a decade of lower than average water levels, and creating favorable conditions for both boating and commercial shipping.

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Giant Clams: Unsung Heroes for Coral

Giant Clams: Unsung Heroes for Coral | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Giant clams have been a hard-to-miss part of coral reef ecosystems for the greater part of the last 38 million years. However, experts will be quick to admit that the part they play in these incredible systems remains rather shrouded in mystery. Now a new study hopes to pull back the veil and further our understanding of these clam colossi.

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4 Trends That Give Me Hope for Our Planet in 2015 – Human Nature...

4 Trends That Give Me Hope for Our Planet in 2015 – Human Nature... | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
The impacts of these individual achievements have been enormous. Still more important are the trends they represent.

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Eben Lenderking's curator insight, January 7, 5:36 AM

Asi podemos comenzar 2015 con mas optimismo…en Ingles

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Asi podemos comenzar 2015 con optimismo.  En Ingles

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How Otters' Unique Fur Keeps Them Warm in Frigid Waters

How Otters' Unique Fur Keeps Them Warm in Frigid Waters | Planet Earth | Scoop.it

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China encourages environmental groups to sue polluters

China encourages environmental groups to sue polluters | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Groups that work to fight polluters judicially will gain special status and have court fees reduced, Supreme People’s Court says

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Caribbean island says goodbye diesel and hello 100% renewable electricity

Caribbean island says goodbye diesel and hello 100% renewable electricity | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
For the residents of Bonaire, the switch from fossil-fueled to renewable energy systems has made a world of difference.

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Sea levels rising faster than previously thought says new study

Sea levels rising faster than previously thought says new study | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Assessment of 600 tidal gauges across the globe suggests a 25% greater acceleration in the rise over the past 20 years

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Tattered shark nets full of giant holes are not protecting swimmers

Tattered shark nets full of giant holes are not protecting swimmers | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Shark nets in popular beaches across NSW are reportedly littered with holes, with Bondi Beach being named as the 'worst' as it's full of 'tangles and tears'.

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In Session: Lenka - "Blue Skies" (video) - PopMatters

In Session: Lenka - "Blue Skies" (video) - PopMatters | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Watch a stripped-down performance of Blue Skies, a reflective number by the Australian pop singer Lenka, taken from this year's South by Southwest music festival.
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Shopping animals on Nat Geo National Geographic

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'We're Going to Be Out of Water': Navajo Nation Dying of Thirst - Indian Country Today Media Network

'We're Going to Be Out of Water': Navajo Nation Dying of Thirst - Indian Country Today Media Network | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
The Navajo Nation is running out of water, and according to conservationists, plans are not being made; instead, fracking is moving forward.
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Aurora borealis roars back to Saskatchewan - CBC.ca

Aurora borealis roars back to Saskatchewan - CBC.ca | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Many people shared their photos of last night's northern lights over Saskatchewan.
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Full scale of plastic in the world's oceans revealed for first time

Full scale of plastic in the world's oceans revealed for first time | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Over five trillion pieces of plastic are floating in our oceans says most comprehensive study to date on plastic pollution around the world

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13 species we might have to say goodbye to in 2015

13 species we might have to say goodbye to in 2015 | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
The world is losing dozens of species a day in what experts are calling the sixth mass extinction in Earth's history.

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Warming Oceans Are Reshaping Fisheries

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For the first time, scientists have shown that ocean warming has had a global impact on the mix of species caught by fishermen.

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China encourages environmental groups to sue polluters

China encourages environmental groups to sue polluters | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Groups that work to fight polluters judicially will gain special status and have court fees reduced, Supreme People’s Court says

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Chemicals in freshwater fish put health at risk

Chemicals in freshwater fish put health at risk | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Chefs' recipes and a quest for novelty may be behind a rise in the number of people eating freshwater fish, but, according to a new report, they may be putting their health at risk. Scientists found that fish such as perch and roach caught in unmanaged inland waterways, including canals, may contain significant levels of toxic chemicals.

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Mapping the World's Problems

Mapping the World's Problems | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Google Earth Engine works with scientists by using satellite imagery to provide data visualizations for environmental and health issues.

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Coral Reefs Show Remarkable Ability to Recover from Near Death

Coral Reefs Show Remarkable Ability to Recover from Near Death | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
Scientists have identified key factors that enable corals to recover from bleaching events brought on by global warming

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A grim future for coral reefs—why it matters for New Zealand

A grim future for coral reefs—why it matters for New Zealand | Planet Earth | Scoop.it
The outlook for coral reefs around the world is bleak—predictions are that they could be completely gone in just a few decades. Coral reefs are a vital part of marine ecosystems but are being destroyed by global warming and ocean acidification, as well as more localised threats such as agricultural ...

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