Minecraft Climate Hope City

As part of its "keep it in the ground campaign" the Guardian commissioned a Minecraft map displaying an environmentally-friendly city. The city is cleverly built with technologies that are nowadays available, such as ...

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How clouds affect our climate

TED's series "Our changing climate" has recently released a very interesting video that investigates how clouds affect the Earth's temperature. The video explains the role of aerosol particles - tiny liquid or solid p ...

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The Global Ice Viewer

NASA's Global Ice Viewer is a great tool to monitor and understand the changes in Earth's ice sheets. The tool has 4 sections: glaciers, Greenland, Arctic and Antarctica. In each of them it is possible to see how the ...

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Climate Change by numbers

This recent documentary produced by the BBC gives a very interesting perspective concerning what we know about the past, present and future of the Earth's changing climate. The video explains figures and data that giv ...

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How are hurricanes formed?

Nathan, Higos, Eunice, Pam...they all have one thing in common: they were tropical cyclones developed in the Indian Ocean over the past 4 months. But what is a tropical cyclone? The video above explains how hurricanes ...

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Your brain’s impression of extreme weather

“2014 was the warmest year on record” “Extreme snow storms over the US in January” “Cold temperatures over Europe this winter”… Every day we receive new warnings on weather events happening in the world, but hav ...

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Your life on Earth

Ever wondered how the Earth has changed since you were born? A new online tool from the BBC gives you the chance to find out. How have sea levels changed in your lifetime? How many volcanic eruptions and earthquake ...

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Explore Minecraft Antarctica

Did you start building your satellite for the Learning Zone Minecraft Competition? As we are receiving the first entries, the competition is getting exciting and the possibilities for Minecraft satellite designs are e ...

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How is snow formed?

Wet snow, dry snow, powder snow, snowflakes, ice crystals...there are many facets to snow - but how does it come to life? As a major snow storm hit Northeastern US yesterday and white-frosted images are shared everywh ...

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