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Think Pink

January 6, 2022

Did you know that a group of flamingos is called a flamboyance? These beautiful birds are shown gathered around a pool of rainwater in Dubai, in the United …



Flying High

December 30, 2021

Manuel Fettner soars through the air at the FIS Men’s Ski Jumping World Cup, on December 11. The event took place in the snowy mountains of Klingenthal, Germany…


Earth Science

Volcanic Eruption

December 10, 2021

A volcano in Indonesia erupted on December 4. Mount Semeru shot clouds of ash 40,000 feet into the air. Hot gas and lava killed at least 34 people. Others are still missing. “Trees, farms, houses are scorched, everything is covered…



Paddling in Paris

December 9, 2021

On December 5, the 11th Nautic Paddle, the world’s largest paddleboard race, took place in Paris, France. About 1,000 competitors raced on the river Seine.



Sticky Situation

December 2, 2021

The province of Quebec, in Canada, typically produces 70% of the world’s maple syrup. This year, the harvest fell short. So in November, Quebec Maple Syrup Producers said they would release 50 million pounds of the sweet stuff from their…



Fighting for Change

November 12, 2021

Government officials from 196 countries gathered for the United Nations Conference of the Parties. It was held in Glasgow, Scotland. It took place from October 31 to November 12. The conference brings world leaders together every year. They discuss how…



Documenting the Truth

October 14, 2021

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on October 8. Ressa is from the Philippines. Muratov is from Russia. They were recognized for championing freedom of expression in countries where journalists have limited rights. Ressa…



Reef Relief?

September 24, 2021

Tony Fontes is from California. He first went scuba diving at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in 1979. Fontes was amazed by the experience. 
He decided to stay in Australia and work as a dive instructor. “The marine life and the…



Mapping Coral Reefs

September 17, 2021

Scientists have a new tool. It’s the Allen Coral Atlas. It’s a detailed online map of the world’s coral reefs. Its data will help conservationists. Coral reefs are home to ocean animals. These include fish and crabs. Reefs provide economic…



Gorgeous Galaxy

September 2, 2021

Nicolas Economou is a photographer. He captured this shot of the Milky Way galaxy on August 16, near Nikiti, Greece. Our solar system is in the Milky Way. Because of the pandemic, Greece has not been overcrowded with tourists. Fewer…