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Nature

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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Scientists Discover Volcanic Super Eruptions In Australia
The ancient eruptions were so powerful that they blasted crystals from one side of Australia to the other.
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Win a Signed Copy of the Outback Wrangler’s story!
Matt Wright brings you an adrenaline fuelled selection of stories that take you on a wild ride through Australia’s rugged Top End – where extreme danger and pure adrenaline are just a normal day’s work.
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This Hole Is Worth $22 Billion Dollars
The diamond mine in eastern Siberia helped turn the Soviet Union into a global superpower.
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Entries Open For National Geographic Nature Photographer Of The Year
We’re looking for photos that showcase the awe-inspiring and diverse natural world around us.

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