According to the National Geographic, rainforests could vanish from the planet completely within the next century if current deforestation rates continue."   Here's a really cool infographic that illustrates the many, many reasons why we can't let that happen:

According to the National Geographic, rainforests could vanish from the planet completely within the next century if current deforestation rates continue." Here's a really cool infographic that illustrates the many, many reasons why we can't let that happen:

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Factors that make up and influence culture (from this blog: http://www.janinesmusicroom.com/revisiting-culture.html)

Factors that make up and influence culture (from this blog: http://www.janinesmusicroom.com/revisiting-culture.html)

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Record-Breaking Mariana Trench Dive - James Cameron's Deep Ocean Dive, Diagrammed - Popular Mechanics

Record-Breaking Mariana Trench Dive - James Cameron's Deep Ocean Dive, Diagrammed - Popular Mechanics

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Certainly one of the greatest items on my bucket list - Full Earth From Space

Certainly one of the greatest items on my bucket list - Full Earth From Space

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The science of earthquakes is both fascinating and complicated, even in this over-simplified version.

The science of earthquakes is both fascinating and complicated, even in this over-simplified version.

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» See: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/rising-seas/if-ice-melted-map

» See: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/rising-seas/if-ice-melted-map

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All world country flags. - There are around 200 countries in the world, including large ones, small ones, old ones, new ones, disputed ones and some controlled by other countries or kingdoms (politics is complicated!).

All world country flags. - There are around 200 countries in the world, including large ones, small ones, old ones, new ones, disputed ones and some controlled by other countries or kingdoms (politics is complicated!).

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