Modern humans relate to our planet and to one another in ways that may seem simple on the surface, but when examined carefully, can be mind-bogglingly complex. Turn on a light switch, place a phone call, eat a meal and you tap into a vast network of actions and consequences that connect us to the Earth and to other humans in ways both beneficial and detrimental.
EarthPulse explores these global connections with vivid and informative imagery, maps, diagrams, and interactives that illuminate where we are today, how we got here, and how our actions may affect the future of life on Earth.
Glimpse the dramatically different face of our home planet as it appeared when sea monsters ruled the depths.
Rising sea levels, heat waves, species losssee what could happen where if current warming trends continue.
Discover unknown chapters of the human story as scientists from the Genographic Project reconstruct our history from clues written in our genes.
Find photos, maps, and articles for all the countries of the world.
Satellite imagery reveals the world in more detail than ever.
Find the typical temp for just about anywhere.