An aerial of the Explosion Craters area in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda.
Photography by Joel Sartore
Whoa? Explosion Craters area? Explains All About Uganda:
Explosion craters they are called because in their hey days eruptions were so violent that rather than piling debris around their vents like some volcanoes, they spewed ash and rock far and wide. Today, they are mostly crater (extinct) although some still emit sulphurous smells.
Click here to learn more about the ones in the picture! —Sarah
The United Nations says today symbolically marks the moment when the world’s population reaches 7 billion. A little more than two centuries ago, the global population was 1 billion. How did it grow so big so fast? With the help of a sound montage and video, it gets a little easier to see how the Earth can produce that kind of a crowd.
Watch our video: 7 Billion: How Did We Get So Big So Fast
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I’m a 16 year old kid from Canada. I want to study political science. I wear the mask because I am afraid the picture could stop me from getting a job as a politician. I’m afraid I won’t be able to get a job anyway since I have a conscience.
The mask is plastic. The idea is much much more. We are the 99%