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.
A retired Norwegian mapmaker has proposed that Norway shift its border 660 feet (200 meters) in order to gift the mountain of Halti to Finland in honor of its 100th anniversary independence.
Over the course of the last few years, the growth of Antarctica’s sea ice was well documented while the Arctic has experienced ice melt. Different accounts have been given for the paradox at Earth’s poles.
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.
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.
In South America mercury is used to collect the gold after it has been mined, and it has polluted the environment and poisoned the workers. On the other side of the Pacific, ocean floor mining is seen by investors as a golden opportunity, but critics disagree.
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.