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Effects of pollution on glaciers and consequences for the environment

effects of pollution
7 minutos

Today, the effects of pollution are having a serious impact on the environment. After more than a century of unchecked carbon emissions, the consequences of human activity is becoming clear. Many people are aware of the subtle changes global warming is causing, like higher temperatures and poor air quality – however, there are many long-term […]

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The 3 most romantic European sailing vacations for couples

sailing vacations for couples
8 minutos

A sailing vacation is a great way to get away from it all. Aboard a private yacht, you can dip in and out of harbors as you please, enjoying beaches, bars, and food. Some of the most picturesque destinations are in southern Europe, where you can enjoy gorgeous weather alongside rich culture. However, once you’ve […]

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The best camera for wildlife photography: Our top 3 picks

best camera for wildlife photography
9 minutos

Choosing the best camera for wildlife photography can be an overwhelming experience. After all, the camera body is just one aspect of the process – after that, you need to think about frame sizes, lenses, autofocus capabilities, burst settings, bags, tripods, memory cards…the list goes on. However, the process needn’t be so challenging; with a […]

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10 fun facts about coral reefs

fun facts about coral reefs 1
8 minutos

Coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Contrary to what many people assume, coral aren’t plants – they’re animals. A coral reef is composed of thousands of soft-bodied animals called coral polyps that collect layers of calcium carbonate over time. These environments attract a multitude of other plants and animals, […]

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How climatic factors affect glacier recession

climatic factors
7 minutos

Over the past decade, scientists have observed that many of the world’s glaciers have begun to recede dramatically. Now, experts agree that it is as a result of man-made global warming, as opposed to climatic factors. Whereas previously skeptics suggested that volcanic activity and solar variation could contribute to glacial recession, researchers now agree that […]

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There are 9 Types of Glaciers in the World: discover all of them

types of glaciers
7 minutos

Due to the complexity of glaciers, there are many different kinds. Broadly speaking, glaciers are divided into two groups: alpine glaciers and ice sheets. From here, depending on the part of the glacier or where it travels, they can be divided into further subgroups. Ice Sheets Continental Ice Sheets The largest type of glacier is […]

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Endangered species of South America: Plants and flowers

south america plants and flowers
8 minutos

In South America plants and flowers are abundant. Currently, scientists estimate that about 80% of the planet’s flowering plant species are in the Amazon rainforest – which covers about 5.5 square kilometers of the continent. These plants and flowers are some of the most weird and wonderful you’ll ever see, with bright colors and bizarre […]

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5 fun facts about Galapagos islands flamingos

galapagos islands flamingos
6 minutos

South America is home to numerous fascinating bird species, from tiny hummingbirds to mighty condors. However, there are some species you might not expect. For instance, did you know that there is such a thing as Galapagos Islands flamingos? Situated off the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are famously where Charles Darwin developed his […]

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Birding in Patagonia: Exotic bird watching tips for beginners

exotic bird watching tips
8 minutos

Patagonia is world-famous for its rich wildlife and numerous endemic species. Furthermore, the region is also an incredible location for bird watching. Home to over 460 types of bird, a trip to Patagonia is sure to be unforgettable for any wildlife enthusiast. From majestic Andean condors to adorable Magellanic penguins, there are several extraordinary species […]

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Hanging valleys and pyramidal peaks: Features of glacial erosion

features of glacial erosion
7 minutos

Patagonia is home to some of the most dramatic landscape in the world. From towering mountains to vast deserts, the region features some amazing landforms. Perhaps the most breathtaking of these sights are glaciers. Formed over thousands of years, seeing the cirques, peaks and valleys formed by glacial activity is certainly an incredible encounter with […]

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