In Mauritania, hidden deep into the great Sahara desert, there is a huge and mysterious geologic formation that is hard to spot from ground level, walking around on Earth. It turns out that we really discovered this incredible bull’s-eye in the … Continue reading The Eye of Sahara
There is a place in the middle of the Old Wild West, which in the recent past earned the nickname of “the most bombed place on Earth”. We are in the Nevada Test Site (USA) 105 Kilometers northwest from Las … Continue reading Once upon a time in the Nuclear Old West
In the last hours Mount Vesuvius is under siege by several fires that are surrounding the mountain’s slopes, spreading for around 2 kilometers and forcing the evacuation of locals from their home (there are indeed several small towns built near … Continue reading Burning Vesuvius
Bangladesh is one of the largest ships breaking country in the world. This happens there because Bangladesh is one of the poorest countries, environmental standard are very low, and workers are very cheep and willing to risk their life every … Continue reading Chittagong, where ships go to die
When we look at the Moon we can easily distinguish dozens of craters caused by the collision of large meteorites or comets with its surface. The same happened on Earth’s surface mainly during its early history but very few people know that a similar event could happen again. Continue reading “Impact Craters on Earth, a deep space proof on our Planet”
Clouds are visible bodies of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere. The origin of term “cloud” can be found in the old english clod or clud, meaning a hill or a mass of rock. Around the beginning of the 13th century the … Continue reading Swimming in the Clouds
Wildfire season has just started for Mediterranean regions and considering the climate forecast projections for this summer, for the fire authorities it might not be very strait forward to face.
According to the latest news 150.000 people have been affected and more than 170 are dead, after torrential monsoon rains triggered devastating floods and tens of landslides in Sri Lanka’s southern regions of Matara. Continue reading “Sri-Lanka floods captured by Sentinel-2”
With a surface of 13,210 km2 is the largest lake of Venezuela and South America. It is connected to the Gulf of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea by Tablazo Strait and fed by several rivers, the largest called Catatumbo. Continue reading “Lake Maracaibo: an announced environmental disaster.”
While Endeavour is sailing towards Madeira, where she did her first stop for more supplies, we take advantage of this easy navigation time to present the Vessel, the crew and the Captain with his double missions. Let’s sit in the … Continue reading In Endeavour’s wake: course toward Madeira.