Earth's Natural Wonders

Earth's natural wonders are parts of the natural world that nature has carved on such a scale that they defy belief. For human beings, survival within these extraordinary places can pose great challenges. Yet human ingenuity makes this possible.

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In Brazil Villagers Use a Natural Toxin to Paralyze Fish

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In Brazil, indigenous peoples use a natural plant toxin to paralyze hundreds of fish.



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In the Faroe Islands Fulmar Eggs Are Collected from Cliffs

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In the Faroe Islands, locals collect a traditional delicacy Fulmar eggs from high cliffs.

In Ethiopia Villagers Climb Sheer Cliffs for a Baptism

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In Ethiopia’s Gheralta mountain villagers climb sheer cliffs for a baptism.

The Nenet People of Siberia Migrate with Reindeer Herds

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The Nenet people of Siberia migrate 500 miles across the ice with their reindeer herds.

In Vanuatu the Islanders Depend on Fishing to Survive

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In Vanuatu islanders depend on fishing to provide them with food from the sea.

In Australia Aboriginal Peoples Hunt for Crocodile Eggs

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In Australia Aboriginal peoples risk their lives collecting saltwater crocodile eggs.

Collecting Mussels Under the Canadian Arctic Sea Ice

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Collecting mussels from caves beneath the sea ice in the Canadian Arctic.