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Kaku-m National Park

Kaku-m National Park is located in Ghana, about 33 kilometers north of Cape Coast, Central Regional capital. It covers an area of 145 square miles. It is one of the famous national parks in Ghana and made up of mostly undisturbed...

Kaku-m National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is one of many cloud forests in Costa Rica. It is located in the northern mountains of Costa Rica within the Cordillera de Tilaran. This

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Posted in Earth Science

Olympic National Park

The Olympic National Park was established on June 29, 1938, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It is located in the state of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula. This national park covers an area of 373,383 hectares. It...

Olympic National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park is located in Southern Thailand’s Surat Thani province covering an area of 739 square kilometers. The Royal Forest Department established this in 1980 as Thailand’s 22nd National Park. This national park is home to the largest virgin rainforest found in

Khao Sok National Park

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Pantanal Wilderness

The Pantanal Wilderness is the world’s largest tropical wetland. It is located in western central Brazil at the south-west corner of the State of Mato Grosso. It comprises about 3 percent of the entire world’s wetlands. It covers...

Pantanal Wilderness

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Yasuni National Park

Yasuni National Park is located in Ecuador's Napo and Pastaza provinces and is shadowed by the Andes Mountains. It covers an area of 9,820 square kilometers. It is one of the world's most biologically diverse regions. The unique...

Yasuni National Park

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Sundarbans

The Sundarbans is one of the largest mangrove forests in the world, covering an area of 140,000 hectares. It is a cluster of low-lying islands in the Bay of Bengal, spread across India and

Sundarbans

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Sinharaja Forest Reserve

The Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a s national park located in south-west Sri Lanka. This forest reserve has been identified as important biodiversity hotspot. This rainforest covers an area of 6,092 hectares. Originally, it was declared a...

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Posted in Earth Science

Kinabalu National Park

Kinabalu National Park is located in Sabah, Malaysia on the island of Borneo. It covers an area of 754 square kilometers. It was declared as Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000 because of its biological...

Kinabalu National Park

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Tongass National Forest

Tongass National Forest is located in Alaska. It covers an area of 17 million acres which is approximately 80% of Alaska's southeast region. This is the reason why it is the largest of all national forests in the

Tongass National Forest

Posted in Earth Science

Valdivian Rainforest

The Valdivian Rainforest is located in the southern cone South America and it encompasses parts of Chile and Argentina. This temperate rainforest covers an area of...

Valdivian Rainforest

Posted in Earth Science

Daintree Rainforest – Australia

The Daintree Rainforest is a tropical rainforest located on the east coast of Australia’s Queensland. It covers a large area of 1,200 square miles. It is the...

Daintree Rainforest – Australia

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Congo Rainforest

Congo Rainforest is located in central Africa. Most part of this rainforest is located in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This rainforest is...

Congo Rainforest

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Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is often known as the Disney Castle or Germany’s fairy castle. This castle is located in Bavaria, Germany. It was meant to be a grand recreation of Hohenschwangau Castle so it was originally called New...

Neuschwanstein Castle

Posted in Architechture

Notre-Dame Cathedral

Notre-Dame Cathedral reflects the prominent role of Paris as an economic and spiritual center in the 12th century. This Gothic cathedral is the most visited monument in Paris, France. More than 13 million visitors pass...

Notre-Dame Cathedral

Posted in Architechture

Pieta Statue

The Pieta is an incredible work of art featuring the body of Jesus placed on the lap of the Virgin Mary after the saviour’s crucifixion. It has been regarded as one of the greatest works of the artist Michelangelo Buonarroti. It has been carved from a single slab of marble. A white and...

Pieta Statue

Posted in Man-Made Wonders

Mount Nyiragongo

Mount Nyiragongo is an active volcano which last erupted in 2002. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the world as it erupts on average every 30 years. This large stratovolcano with an elevation of 3,470...

Mount Nyiragongo

Posted in Mountains & Valleys

Gulf of Aden

The Gulf of Aden is a deepwater basin that forms a natural sea link between the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea. This gulf is part of a complex water structure. It is named for the seaport of Aden, in southern Yemen. It is also...

Gulf of Aden

Posted in Earth Science

Lena River

Lena River is one of the longest rivers in the world and the longest river to flow inside the Russian Federation. It measures about 4,400 kilometers in length. This river flows across the Far East regions of Russia,...

Lena River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams

Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles is a royal palace located in the Ile-de-France region of France. This unique palace was created by King Louis XIV. This is one of the greatest architectural masterpieces Europe has ever known. It was one of the...

Palace of Versailles

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What is a Drought?

A drought occurs when there is very little rainfall or snowfall over an extended period of time. When this happens, rivers and lakes sometimes dry up. Ground water in wells can go away too if we use it up.   Fun Facts Droughts are usually caused by...

What is a Drought?

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Water around the World

In the U.S., we can generally count on having safe, clean drinking water. We turn the faucet on and water appears. But in many parts of the world, families do not have a clean, safe water supply. They often walk miles to get water from streams or

Water around the World

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Where Does Our Water Come From?

Humans can live for up to a month with no food, but we’ll die in a few days without water. Our bodies are 60 percent water; our brains are over 75 percent water. Water cushions our joints and carries nutrients and oxygen to our...

Where Does Our Water Come From?

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Water

Water is essential for life on earth. Without it, life as we know it would end. Our bodies are made mostly of water and need it every day to stay healthy.

Water

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Water Conservation at Home

Water conservation matters because clean water is a limited resource. The population of the U.S. has doubled in the last 50 years; our water usage has tripled. Fortunately, you can help conserve water at home. Below are some ideas:   Install a water efficient toilet or put a...

Water Conservation at Home

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