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Australia: The Birth of Wanderlust

I came across this article the other day and it really struck a cord with me. I found it so interesting that my trip to Australia 10-ish years ago truly was the beginning of my passion for traveling and this article was essentially saying exactly that. 123 more words

Travel

Earth's Oceans' and Continents' Relative Surface Areas, Analyzed, with Two Pie Charts

I’ll start this analysis with a simple land/water breakdown for Earth’s surface:

The two figures in the chart above are familiar figures for many — but how does “land” break down into continents, and how does “water” break down into oceans, as fractions of Earth’s total surface area? 412 more words

Geography

Richest African Presidents as at 2015

Africa is the second largest continent in the world. It is also world’s second most populous continent and regarded as the poorest continent. There are 47 African nations led by leaders who have been ruling for over a decade. 753 more words

Close cousins? Comparison between Earth and Kepler-452b and their host stars

Scientists using data from NASA’s Kepler mission have confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet orbiting in the habitable zone of a sun-like star. The habitable zone is the region around a star where temperatures are just right for water to exist in its liquid form. 102 more words

Earth

Surfing to .. Cyprus

The summer sun takes the mind to places where one can enjoy it without the thought of rain coming very soon (expected here tomorrow!). So I am taking my first visit in this series to Cyprus. 661 more words

Europe

Milkwood Permaculture

What is Milkwood Permaculture? [1]

At Milkwood we are all about helping folks to cultivate community. We want everyone to become skilled, active, knowledgeable and motivated to create the futures they need.

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Environmentalism