Wonderworld: A Spectacular Journey of Earth
If you saw one of our most popular posts on One of Canada’s greatest wonders: Niagara Falls Frozen, you can imagine the sheer beauty and interest around the world of Earth’s most spectacular scenes.
According to Yahoo News Canada, the planet just had its warmest winter on record, which comes on the heels of its warmest year. But data shows that the record-warm year of 2014 was no fluke. Global warming is affecting the entire planet, from the ice caps of the Arctic and Antarctic, to the depths of the sea and the plains of Africa. By burning fossil fuels for energy, chopping down forests for palm oil and wood products as well as through overfishing the seas, humanity is reshaping the planet in ways it never had before. And not for the better. To truly appreciate what’s at stake, Mashable.com offers a view of the wonders of our planet — from volcanoes to the mysteries of the deep sea.
Northern lights on Khibiny Mountains, Murmansk region, Russia.
Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park, in southern Argentina, completed its break in the middle of a storm on March 4, 2012.
A surfer rides the waves in Waimea Bay, North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii on Jan. 21, 2015.
A feeding whale shark pictured in Triton Bay, West Papua, Indonesia on Jan. 10, 2015.
To see full list please visit www.mashable.com. All photos credits: www.mashable.com