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What’s Making Duck Sounds in the Ocean? Mystery Solved loading...
What’s Making Duck Sounds in the Ocean? Mystery Solved
Sonar has detected these strange sounds since the 1960s, but no one knew the source of the noise- until now.
A Whopping 91% of Plastic Isn't Recycled loading...
A Whopping 91% of Plastic Isn't Recycled
Billions of kilograms of plastic have been made over the past decades, and much of it is becoming trash and litter, finds the first analysis of the issue.
Watch: Dramatic Rescues Show Intensity of China’s Deadly Floods loading...
Watch: Dramatic Rescues Show Intensity of China’s Deadly Floods
Both professional rescuers and helpful neighbours pitched in across south and central China to aid those who were stranded by extreme flooding.
About Nature

As residents of Earth, we are all at the mercy of Mother Nature and her seas, deserts, mountains and jungles, among many other harsh and unforgiving environments.

Anything created by humanity, and even humanity itself, can be destroyed by nature. Striking with little warning, hurricanes are among the most powerful natural disasters because of their size and potential for destruction.

Earthquakes can be equally devastating, killing thousands and changing the course of history. Tornadoes are relatively brief but violent, potentially causing winds in excess of 300 kilometres per hour.

Flooding is the most common natural hazards while only one sand geyser has been reported in human history. Australians are no strangers to drought, a natural disaster often exacerbated by widespread bushfires.

The biosphere, an umbrella term for all the parts of Earth where life exists, stretches from the deepest tree roots and the darkest ocean trenches to the most impenetrable rainforests and highest mountaintops.

Scroll through the videos, photos and articles below to find out more about nature.

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