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A fly-by over the Rockies Post pic.

A fly-by over the Rockies.

Every time I visit my sister in Calgary, Alberta I fly over the majestic Rocky mountains. Its a mountain range stretching from Alaska to Colorado passing thru the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. Every time they are blanketed by a layer of fog,. not this time. So I took my phone and started […]

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Illegal wildlife trafficking Post pic

Wildlife trafficking, another crisis we can’t ignore!

A White Rhino and her calf walk in the dusk light in Pilanesberg National Park in South Africa’s North West Province April 19, 2012. Elephant and rhino poaching is surging, conservationists say, an illegal piece of Asia’s scramble for African resources, driven by the growing purchasing power of the region’s newly affluent classes. In South […]

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Los Aeropuertos mas peligrosos del mundo Post pic

Los Aeropuertos mas peligrosos del mundo!

Si bien estadísticamente el avión es el medio de transporte más seguro del mundo, las probabilidades de tener un accidente seguramente crecen si uno debe utilizar unas de las diez pistas de aterrizaje más difíciles y complicadas del mundo. Los instrumentos de última tecnología de los aeropuertos modernos -donde se puede aterrizar en forma automática- […]

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Deforestation reality post

Deforestation reality.

Forests are very important to the enviroment because they use carbon dioxide (CO2) and produce oxygen. They also provide shelter and food for many different types of plants and animals. Trees are cut down for many reasons but the main reasons are to make space to build new houses and to clear land to grow […]

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Sublime Sunsets Around the World 6 post pic

Sublime sunsets around the world

First off we have New Zealand which is among the first countries to experience sunrise- and, as a result, sunset. The South Island’s 450km-long Southern Alps, known for their glaciers and glacial lakes, create an epic landscape that is well suited to hikers who want to enjoy dusk in serene isolation. (Annie Griffiths/National Geographic Creative) […]

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