Ever wonder what happens to satellites and other space debris that make it back to Earth? The spacecraft cemetery is home to spacecraft, freighters, satellites, and space stations that have been retired from their jobs in space.
While several of the world’s continents are traversed by the separation between two hemispheres, there is only one continent in the world that lies in all four hemispheres: Africa.
Point Nemo is a pole of inaccessibility that marks the furthest location from the ocean to the nearest coastline.
Here is some information on some of the most remote islands and archipelagos on Earth.
Following an oil spill on July 20th, oil companies in Alberta are expected to face tougher opposition and struggle to gain support from the public, other Canadian provinces, and the various parties involved in the creation of new pipelines.
Looking for some interesting books for emerging readers about the Arctic? Listed here are five fascinating books about the Arctic for readers ranging from 5 to 8 years old.
Learn about the history of tracking Santa’s Christmas travels and how to follow Santa using NORAD’s app.
Scientists in Australia have discovered that mangrove ecosystems in Queensland are dying at rates that have never been seen before.
A new resource, the Timber Investigation Centre, provides information and tools for groups and individuals alike to collect evidence of illegal logging.
Recently the news organization Truthout and the Center for Biological Diversity have used the Freedom of Information Act to release documents related to the federal government’s views on offshore fracking for natural gas and oil.
Forty years after it was first passed in 1976, the Toxic Substances Control Act has been amended to better protect Americans from toxic chemicals in products.
Geographers or anyone with a history of geography education or practice have special skills that can enhance their resumes across nearly all career options. From GIS skills to graphic design to multiculturalism, here are eight ways to market your geography experience as viable job skills.
Geographers find work in a variety of disciplines both in the physical and human geography related fields. Geographers are employed as cartographers, urban planners, climatologists, natural resource managers, and emergency management personnel; any industry requiring the development or analysis of geographic data will often have a geographer on staff. The […]
For a fun map making idea, try a cork world map. This video from Parson Woodworking shows how making to make a map of the world using cork.
North Drinkware currently has two handmade drinking glasses showing the terrain of Mount Rainier and Mount Hood at the bottom of each style.