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Explore some of our planet’s most spectacular natural wonders around the globe. Join us on our journeys to pay homage to our rich heritage.

The Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra: Natural Beauty of Southeast Asia

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The Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra: Natural Beauty of Southeast Asia

Sumatra is the largest island entirely in Indonesia and the sixth-largest island in the world. A place of extraordinary beauty, its tropical forests are among the richest and most diverse on the planet, boasting some 218 rare species of vascular plants found in the Tesso Nilo landscape, including Amorphophallus titanium, the tallest flower in the world. Located on the spine of the Bukit Barisan Mo
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2020-11-27   106 Views
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2020-11-27

Malaysia’s Natural Treasure: Gunung Mulu National Park

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Malaysia’s Natural Treasure: Gunung Mulu National Park

Today, we journey to Borneo Island, the largest island in Asia, to explore a spectacular site – “Malaysia’s Natural Treasure: Gunung Mulu National Park.” Situated at the northeastern corner of Borneo Island, Gunung Mulu National Park lies on Malaysian lands, adjacent to Brunei. An equatorial rainforest haven, Gunung Mulu National Park is a rare combination of magnificent geographical features and
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2020-10-09   244 Views
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2020-10-09

Mother Earth’s Monumental Masterpiece: Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch

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Mother Earth’s Monumental Masterpiece: Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch

The Swiss Alps are recognized as one of the most spectacular mountainous regions in the world. The Jungfrau-Aletsch region is the most glaciated part of the European Alps. Spanning over 82,000 hectares (316.6 square miles), it is located in the southwest of Switzerland. Jungfrau-Aletsch boasts many impressive peaks, nine of which stand at over 4,000 meters (2.5 miles) in altitude. The Jungfrau-Ale
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2020-07-10   482 Views
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2020-07-10

The Amazon Rainforest: A Jewel That Must Be Treasured, Part 2 of 2

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The Amazon Rainforest: A Jewel That Must Be Treasured, Part 2 of 2

The world’s largest tropical rainforest, the Amazon is one of Mother Nature’s most precious and impressive gems. The awe-inspiring Amazon rainforest is truly spectacular for its exquisite beauty and its humble service to the local native population. It is the ancestral home to around 400 tribes and provides much needed medicinal plants and food for these indigenous communities. The Amazon is also
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2020-05-28   363 Views
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2020-05-28

The Amazon Rainforest: A Jewel That Must Be Treasured, Part 1 of 2

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The Amazon Rainforest: A Jewel That Must Be Treasured, Part 1 of 2

The Amazon rainforest is believed to have been formed during the Eocene Era some 55 million years ago. The rainforest encompasses 40 percent of the South American continent, extending across eight countries. The Amazon includes the drainage basin of the Amazon River, the world’s largest river by volume, with over 1,100 tributaries. The biodiversity of plants in the Amazon is considered the greates
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2020-05-19   465 Views
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2020-05-19

The Astounding Falls of the Iguazu River

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The Astounding Falls of the Iguazu River

Today, we take you on an adventure to subtropical South America to visit one of the wonders of Argentina and Brazil in our program titled “The Astounding Falls of the Iguazu River.” The Iguazu River and its unmistakable cataract falls are the natural territorial boundary between Argentina and Brazil, making it one of the most spectacular international borders in the world. Visited by over a millio
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2020-05-08   406 Views
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2020-05-08

Greater Blue Mountains Area: Australia’s Spectacular Natural Wonder

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Greater Blue Mountains Area: Australia’s Spectacular Natural Wonder

With 1.03 million hectares of awe-inspiring views, spectacular sandstone plateaus, sheer cliffs, gorges, and swamps teeming with life, the Greater Blue Mountains Area provides a significant representation of Australia’s biodiversity. Situated 60 to 180 kilometers (37 to 111 miles) inland of Sydney in New South Wales, this natural wonder is a unique place for the study of the evolution of Australia
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2020-03-10   435 Views
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2020-03-10

Moeraki Boulders: Giants' Bowling Balls

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Moeraki Boulders: Giants' Bowling Balls

One of my favorite spots is Koekohe Beach, where we may see its magically impressive Moeraki Boulders. These outstanding boulders are an unusual geological phenomenon that have been millions and millions of years in the making. Now famous, they have entertained countless travelers and have been playfully dubbed the “Bowling Balls of the Giants,” “Alien’s Brains,” “Dinosaur Eggs,” and the “Stonehen
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2020-01-15   469 Views
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2020-01-15

The Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord: Norwegian Wonderlands

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The Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord: Norwegian Wonderlands

Norway is home to more than 1,000 fjords, each a unique, intricate network of winding crescent-shaped inlets that meander through towering sheer cliffs. Molded over thousands of years by the tremendous forces of melting glacial ice, these magnificent fjords must be one of Mother Earth’s most glorious works of art. On July 14, 2005, two fjords in Western Norway became inscribed on the UNESCO World
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2019-12-18   325 Views
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2019-12-18

Xinjiang Tianshan: The Awe-Inspiring Heavenly Mountains

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Xinjiang Tianshan: The Awe-Inspiring Heavenly Mountains

Tianshan, also known as the Heavenly Mountains, is touted as one of the world’s largest mountain ranges. The Tianshan Mountains span through four countries: China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan. From east to west, the mountain range is 1,553 miles long. Xinjiang Tianshan, spanning more than 600,000 hectares in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of northwest China, is a giant of exceptio
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2019-10-16   572 Views
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2019-10-16

Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 4 of 4 (INT)

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Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 4 of 4 (INT)

When you visit Little Liuqiu, the chance of seeing the green sea turtles is higher than not seeing them. Usually, the visitors see them. The biggest difference from many places around the world is , in some places, you have to dive in order to see them; some are only visible during specific seasons. However, here in Little Liuqiu, you can see them all year-round. We should realize that it was not
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2019-09-25   479 Views
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2019-09-25

Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 3 of 4 (INT)

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Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 3 of 4 (INT)

My home, Little Liuqiu, is a gorgeous coral island. Situated off the southwestern coast of Taiwan, or Formosa, it is part of Pingtung County. The Taiwanese (Formosan) Environmental Protection Administration of Taiwan has launched a number of efforts to safeguard Little Liuqiu. Beginning in 2019, a two-year plan called Plastic Reduction & Zero-Plastic was implemented. Recently, little Liuqiu promot
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2019-09-18   481 Views
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2019-09-18

Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 2 of 4 (INT)

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Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 2 of 4 (INT)

Little Liuqiu is our only offshore coral reef island in Taiwan (Formosa). It is home to the growth of algae, and the water temperature is warm. Therefore, the green sea turtles naturally find this place attractive to stay for lengthy periods. As one slowly grows into maturity, it will become herbivorous, shifting its diet to marine plants like algae and seagrass. If we all have an environmentally
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2019-09-11   404 Views
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2019-09-11

Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 1 of 4 (INT)

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Little Liuqiu: A Coral Island Paradise, Part 1 of 4 (INT)

Little Liuqiu is one of the few isolated isles that is completely made up of coral reefs. So, when you arrive by boat from Taiwan (Formosa), you’ll find that the colors of the sea change, with about three or four colors. Upon arrival, the water is so clear you can see the bottom of the ocean. That is because this is a coral reef island. It nurtures abundant marine life. In recent years, the rich b
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2019-09-04   936 Views
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2019-09-04

Þingvellir National Park: The Birthplace of Iceland

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Þingvellir National Park: The Birthplace of Iceland

A unique gem and celebrated place of Icelandic pride, the Pingvellir National Park. Blessed with historical and cultural significance, geological uniqueness, natural beauty, and abundant flora and fauna. Many Icelanders consider Pingvellir a sacred place. Every summer, people from all around Iceland would travel to Pingvellir primarily for the assembly. With the Alping being created on the princip
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2019-05-29   4214 Views
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2019-05-29

Nature's Splendid Gift: Exploring the Majestic Alps

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Nature's Splendid Gift: Exploring the Majestic Alps

The majestic Alps are one of the largest and highest mountain ranges in the world. An impressive natural wonder, they are home to sensitive ecosystems, amazing plant and animal life, and awe-inspiring landscapes. The region is also a settlement area to more than 14,200,000 residents, and is a popular tourist destination. It stretches approximately 190,700 square kilometers across eight European co
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2019-04-09   4694 Views
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2019-04-09

Exploring the Marvelous Primeval Białowieża Forest

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Exploring the Marvelous Primeval Białowieża Forest

It is one of the last and largest remnants of immense primeval forests that once covered much of northeastern Europe. The Bialowieża Forest was designated a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage site in 1979. The Bialowieża Forest spans 141,885 hectares across the edge of Poland and Belarus. The entire Belarusian area is known as the Belovezhskaya
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2019-03-13   3876 Views
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2019-03-13

Sacred Mountain of Mongolia: The Burkhan Khaldun, Part 2 of 2

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Sacred Mountain of Mongolia: The Burkhan Khaldun, Part 2 of 2

Burkhan Khaldun Mountain was inscribed as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) IN 2015. When the Burkhan Khaldun Mountain was registered as a World Heritage Site, it did not only register the mountain. All of the flora and fauna, the whole ecosystem that covered 415,012 square kilometers, was registered together for the World Herita
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2019-01-30   3948 Views
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2019-01-30

Sacred Mountain of Mongolia: The Burkhan Khaldun, Part 1 of 2

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Sacred Mountain of Mongolia: The Burkhan Khaldun, Part 1 of 2

The Burkhan Khaldun Mountain is a important part of Mongolian history, “The Secret History of the Mongols” and other historical texts said that this site is where the history of our ancestors begins. There are many stories about Lord Genghis Khan and Burkhan Khaldun Mountain. He escaped from the merged tribe and was hiding at Burkhan Khaldun Mountain for nine days. While there, Lord Genghis Khan t
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2019-01-23   4285 Views
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2019-01-23

The New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands: A Pristine Haven of Life

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The New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands: A Pristine Haven of Life

One of the remotest sites on Earth, these are the Sub-Antarctic Islands of New Zealand, pristine wonderlands full of unique beauty and rare species. New Zealand’s Sub-Antarctic Islands attained World Heritage Listing status in 1998. The five island groups and accompanying territorial waters are administered by New Zealand’s Department of Conservation, which upholds strict legislations to ensure th
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2019-01-16   4411 Views
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2019-01-16
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