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MinuteEarth: Why Do Rivers Curve?

Created by Henry Reich Production and Writing Team: Alex Reich, Peter Reich, Emily Elert, Ever Salazar, Kate Yoshida, and Henry Reich Narrated by: Emily Elert Music by Nathaniel Schroeder  

National Geographic: The Ganges | From Snow to Sea

For nearly a billion Hindus in India and beyond, the Ganges is more than a river. It represents a divine conduit for pilgrims’ prayers, and is a source of sustenance for people and wildlife alike. Photographer Pete McBride and fellow expedition members captured these moments on video during a 45-day journey down the Ganges by …

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Antonio Donato Nobre: The magic of the Amazon: A river that flows invisibly all around us

The Amazon River is like a heart, pumping water from the seas through it, and up into the atmosphere through 600 billion trees, which act like lungs. Clouds form, rain falls and the forest thrives. In a lyrical talk, Antonio Donato Nobre talks us through the interconnected systems of this region, and how they provide …

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Earth from Space: Amazon

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. The Amazon River in the heart of northern Brazil’s rain-forest is featured this edition. The image was acquired on 6 July 2012 by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute’s Kompsat-2 satellite and it is featured on the Earth from Space video program. …

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