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Our world is wide and wonderful place, filled with amazing geological formations and incredible remote locations. From some of the most remote private islands in the world to incredible green retreats right outside of our biggest cities, here are some of the most fascinating places on Earth to take a trip.

15 of the World's Absolutely Largest Organisms

A look at 15 of the world's largest organisms, from whales to bears and elephants; even trees are included.

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Nature's Most Social Animal Species

A look at some of nature's most intelligent, social, and organized animals - ones that might seem more human than human in some ways.

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Abandoned Religious Buildings Reclaimed by Nature

Some historic structures, like Angkor Wat in Cambodia or the pyramids in Egypt, draw hundreds of thousands of tourists. Others have been reclaimed by nature.

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Garbage to Green: 10 Landfills Converted to Nature Preserves

Landfills don't have to remain steaming heaps of smelly rubbish. Take these ten former trash heaps that are now characterized by abundant green and diverse wildlife.

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When Caves Meet Culture: Everybody Wins

A look at stunning temples and monuments built into massive, natural caves.

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10 Amazingly Beautiful Natural Caves

A look at ten of the world's most beautiful caves.

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10 Amazingly Abandoned Renewable Energy Plants

Renewable energy power plants are usually upgraded before they fall into disrepair. Yet sometimes relics of a renewable past are left scattered across the landscape.

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12 Fantastic Floating Cities and Artificial Islands

Fascinating man-made islands and floating communities including a former fort fit for a Bond villain and a picturesque Pacific garbage dump.

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Wild City: 15 Examples of Unexpected Urban Wildlife

These animals, whether they were invited, invading, or simply curious, have found their way, unexpectedly, into urban areas.

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Celebrating Earth Day with 20 Fantastic Globes

Inspirational globes for Earth Day inspire a sense of unity and invokes the urgency for everyone to get on board with the green movement.

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Car-Free: 15 Cities Where Pedestrians Rule

Cars are great, but have you ever wanted to get rid of yours? There are cities out there where it is possible to get by and get around without getting into a car.

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10 Incredible Natural Private Islands and Island Nations

From a Mayan treehouse playground of the rich to the home of descendants of Bounty mutineers, here are 10 mysterious and unusual islands.

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9 of the World's Most Amazing Wind Farms

The world currently has 121 gigawatts of installed wind power. But not all wind farms were created equally.

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12 Films With Dystopian Depictions of Earth's Future

These 12 visionary films create dismal futures caused by present-day problems like global warming, wildlife extinctions and resource depletion.

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Travel Unplugged: 15 Off-the-Grid Eco-Destinations

Going off-the-grid often means traveling to somewhere remote, but it doesn't have to. Cutting-edge constructions mean that unplugged, self-sufficient sites can be found both in the city and in the countryside

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