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The Mystery of the Hawaiian Islands

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…only tells the origin story of the Hawaiian islands, but also a tale of the Earth’s deep history. It’s pretty amazing! So let’s head to Hawaii with Physics Girl! Via: Physics…

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Biomimicry and Floating Islands

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…already perfected. Here’s a video on how man-made floating islands can help bring up water quality… Via: PatriotLWM 4 Imagine scaling this innovative idea to tackle projects the size of some…

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Tetepare Island: Uninhabited and Conserved!

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…descendants of the original people. This week on Saturdays Around the World, let’s dive into the story of Tetepare Island, part of the Solomon Islands, near Australia. Before we do,…

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An Adventure Atop the Tepuis

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…also home to unique species found only on the tops of individual tepuis. Like islands hovering above the forest below, each tepui is home to endemic species found only on…

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Maptia: Travel with Photographer/Adventurers

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…carefully transfer it to a nature preserve? How about droning over the remote, beautiful Lesser Sunda Islands? If you’ve got some downtime soon, take a little trip by heading over…

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A Renaissance Story: Oysters and the Chesapeake Bay

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…and Floating Islands BioMimicry is taking Mother Nature's best ideas and putting them to immediate good use. Today we share the most remarkable concept for turning polluted waterways into marvelous…

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Hop on Over to Japan’s Rabbit Island

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…curious and optimistic! ~ Dr. Lynda Notes: “The Unusual Formation of the Hawaiian Islands.” YouTube. Physics Girls, 16 Mar. 2017. Web. 24 Mar. 2017. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0tnqPmwWvk>. ↩ Fast Company. “What Is…

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Keeping Tradition Alive in the Scottish Isles

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…Harris Tweed. From sheep to final product, all of it comes from the island. The island of Lewis and Harris is the largest in the Outer Hebrides, a chain of islands off the…

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At the Volcano’s Edge

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…of the islands of Vanuatu, you can check out a recent article we wrote about one photographer’s mission to capture images of traditional life before it disappears. He has a great…

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The Ocean Cleanup Project

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…to your inbox! Need some more refreshing news about our Environment? Take a look at EWC’s Environment Archive! EWC’s Environment Archive Notes: “The Unusual Formation of the Hawaiian Islands.” YouTube….

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A Village Made of Plastic

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…their consumption has on the environment. Source: Robert Bezeau // Plastic Bottle Village “Beginning this month Robert takes his dream globally through an incentive taking place on the islands of…

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Meet a Living Dinosaur: The Giant Cassowary

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…across in the forests where they live in Northeastern Australia, New Guinea, and some small islands. So now let’s get to know this modern bird… Via: Brave Wilderness 39 Remarkably fun…

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The Glow-in-the-Dark World Beneath the Sea

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…leave you feeling like this world is an amazing place I don’t know what will! The Solomon Islands are home to many other natural wonders, and if you are in…

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An Old Legend Leads to Remarkable Discovery

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…trip to South America to Explore the Tepuis, magnificent mesas rising up from the jungle below. Join the explorers who study these islands in the sky, and their remarkable flora…

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Mystical Trees from Around the World

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…from the jungle below. Join the explorers who study these islands in the sky, and their remarkable flora and fauna! Read More You can also scroll to the bottom of…

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Snake Robots: Can You Watch This Without Squirming?

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…Islands. Or another that gets shared a lot is called, Turning Birds into Dinosaurs. -Liesl “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.”-Victor Borge Liesl can be found on Instagram @Liesl.UV…

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Beware! Crab Crossing Ahead!

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…// Flickr Around November or December, millions of Christmas Islands red crabs make their way out of their rain forest homes, and head on a slow but steady march to…

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Coral Wonders That Defy Imagination!

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…and tsunamis, reducing damage on adjacent land. Atoll islands continue to exist above the ocean’s surface long after the volcanic island upon which they first grew has cooled and sunk…

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The Wonder of the Salish Sea

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…as the Great Wall of China, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, and the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. It’s an amazing list to behold. Take a look at the list of over…

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Maps, A Distorted Look At Our World

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…to Japan and the vastness of the Pacific with all of its tiny islands were there, right in front of me. Europe and Nort America were no longer obvious neighbors….

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