Posts Tagged 'geography'

Projections of Urban Growth Highlight at Risk Areas

urban-expansion-sprawl

Forecasts of different regions’ likelihood of urban expansion could be used to direct conservation efforts

Researchers are trying to make detailed predictions about how urban areas are likely to grow in order to forecast how the next few decades of urbanization will affect biodiversity.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal is located in Siberia. It is the world’s deepest lake, at an astounding 5371ft. It contains 20% of the world’s fresh water reserves. It has more water in it than all of the Great Lakes combined! (via cf, images via wiki com)


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