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18 Stunning Images of Monsoons from Around the World

Image: Rohit Chhiber A monsoonal storm approaches White Sands National Park in New Mexico. From North America to the Amazon, from Sri Lanka and Northern Australia, the monsoon rains are an eagerly awaited event in many parts of the world. Here are some stormy photos of this extraordinary weather phenomenon, and the stories of the …

Stunning Polar Images from NASA’s Operation IceBridge

Photo: Michael StudingerThe stunning coast of Greenland, complete with fjords, glaciers and sea ice. NASA isn’t always just about telescopes, satellites and trips to the moon. The space agency also performs some very important research and monitoring work right here on planet Earth. One of their most vital ongoing programmes is Operation IceBridge, which looks …

The Fractal Patterns of Landscapes Devastated by Drought

Image: Bertil Videt The beauty of nature works in mysterious ways. It can sometimes present itself in the harshest of landscapes, for example. Drought is a killer of animals, crops and people, yet there is an undeniable aesthetic appeal to the images of parched terrains that we are about to explore. As we will see, …

Flood Damage, Precipitation and Policies in New Jersey’s Bergen County

Photo: Joseph Dunsay Flood damage is an occasional problem in Bergen County, New Jersey. While some attribute every natural disaster to global warming, the reality is more complex. Many natural disaster are influenced by other factors, and even experts have difficulty attributing extreme weather to global warming. Flooding has worsened in Bergen County because of …

Lightning: Nature’s Spectacular Killer

Photo: Elsie esq. Thunder and lightning is one of nature’s finest shows. Lightning is mesmerising – almost hypnotic as it flashes across the sky – and the thunderstorm that accompanies it provides a classical booming soundtrack. Being out in a lightning storm can be an exhilarating experience, and one which can also feel somehow safe …