Lost Tribes of the Amazon
February 22, 2013 | SmithsonianMag.com
SmithsonianMag.com has an interesting article titled: "The Lost Tribes of the Amazon". It describes some recent encounters with indigenous people in the Colombian headwaters of the Amazon.
USGS Southern California Wildfire Risk Project
August 19, 2013 | USGS on YouTube.com
This video looks at the 1961 Bel Air Wildfire in southern California and current research on wildfires being done by USGS.
Haze Over Bangladesh
January 20, 2013 | NASA's Earth Observatory
"On January 10, NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of haze hugging the Himalayas and spilling out into the Ganges delta and Bengal Sea.The haze likely resulted from a combination of urban and industrial pollution, agricultural fires, and a regional meteorological phenomenon known as a temperature inversion." Quoted from the NASA image release.