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We Finally Know Why Flashlight Fish Glow
Scientists have found a new explanation for a behaviour they witnessed in the largest school of glowing fish ever seen.
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Volcanoes Blow Smoke Rings. Now We Know How They Do It.
These ghostly hoops have been spotted above volcanic events around the world. But how they form has long been a mystery.
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A Heatwave Is Turning Greenland’s Ice To Slush. That's Bad News.
The huge northern ice sheet is in the middle of its second major melt event this year, a warning sign for the planet.
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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