The Changing Climate

ethicfail:

Nature; No Photoshop required.

1. Lenticular Clouds
2. Anvil Clouds
3. Cirrus Kelvin-Helmholtz Clouds
4. Fallstreak Hole
5. Mammatus Clouds
6. Polar Stratospheric Cloud
7. Roll Cloud
8. Undulatus Asperatus
9. Mammatus Clouds
10. Undulatus Asperatus

melioravit:

Just too much animal cute for me!

Awesome and cute at the same time


Sine waves in nature.

Sine waves in nature.

Awesome, camping in nature and see ice bergs drift by.

Awesome, camping in nature and see ice bergs drift by.

opticallyaroused:

Outrageously Beautiful Trees

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thelandofmaps:

National/regional parks and marine protected areas of Italy [1974x2769]CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

thelandofmaps:

National/regional parks and marine protected areas of Italy [1974x2769]
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com


Called “Mother Nature in Tears,” photographer Michael Nolan shot this amazing image while touring the largest icecap in Norway. 

Called “Mother Nature in Tears,” photographer Michael Nolan shot this amazing image while touring the largest icecap in Norway. 

mothernaturenetwork:

5 places already feeling the effects of climate changeClimate change forecasts tend to focus on how the world will look in a century, but some places need evaluation now.

mothernaturenetwork:

5 places already feeling the effects of climate change
Climate change forecasts tend to focus on how the world will look in a century, but some places need evaluation now.

Cenotes are natural pits or sinkholes resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath. Especially associated with the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, cenotes were used by the ancient Maya for sacrificial offerings. The term derives from a word used by the low-land Yucatec Maya, “Ts’onot” to refer to any location with accessible groundwater. There are an estimated 7,000 cenotes in the Yucatán Peninsula.

Cenote water is often very clear, as the water comes from rain water filtering slowly through the ground, and therefore contains very little suspended particulate matter. The groundwater flow rate within a cenote may be very slow. In many cases, cenotes are areas where sections of cave roof have collapsed revealing an underlying cave system, and the water flow rates may be much faster: up to 6 miles (10 km) per day. Cenotes around the world attract cave divers who have documented extensive flooded cave systems through them, some of which have been explored for lengths of 62 miles (100 km) or more.

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