Legends in the Rocks

Myths and legends are such an inviting way to learn about the landscape. It may not always been scientific, but that doesn’t have to matter. Often of great cultural significance, the story remains with us. It’s another way to respect nature. Storytelling can be an inspirational way to teach geology – it’s the legends in the... Continue Reading →

Volcanic Cities

Have you ever had the chance to see a volcano erupt? From a safe distance of course! A few years ago, I was catching a taxi just before sunrise to Guatemala’s international airport, when I was surprised to see red lava flows burning brightly in the distance, intensified by the darkness of the sky. It... Continue Reading →

Geothermal Delights

How much further can we maximize the potential for geothermal energy?  There are challenges – geothermal energy is extremely localized and not always easy to harness. But there is hope, depending on the technology that evolves for the future. It’s an important subject – let’s hope we can aspire more geological engineers for the future. The Earth... Continue Reading →

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