Category Archives: Geography

Observe Earth Hour on Sat March 28, 2015 from 8:30pm-9:30pm

[ March 28, 2015; 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Join Earth Hour 2015 on Saturday, March 28, at 8:30 p.m. (local time), when people from more than 160 nations turn off their lights as part of a global, rolling blackout. This event, organized by the World Wildlife Fund, urges individuals, businesses, and governments to power down for one hour as a demonstration of their commitment to protecting the […]

Internet Archive Launches Flickr Commons Collection

Over the past couple of weeks, The Internet Archive has already been uploading content behind the scenes, and today we are very excited to officially launch them into The Commons.
The Internet Archive is best known for its historical library of the web, preserving more than 400 billion web pages dating back to 1996. Yet, its 19 petabytes include […]

Climate Change resources from HHMI

Has Earth changed over deep time? How did Earth shape life and life shape Earth? What does Earth’s climate in the distant past tell us about the future?
Modern humans have lived on Earth for only the past 200,000 years—not even a blink of an eye in the history of a planet that is about 4.6 […]