Boreal forests are estimated to store twice as much chemically pure carbon per unit area as tropical forests.
Stromboli volcano is located at Stromboli Island in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
It was discovered by European explorer Amerigo Vespucci in 1497.
The deepest gorge in the world–the Tiger Leaping Gorge–is located in the Upper Yangtze.
Greenland has tundra and grassland, where you can find mosses, lichens, low shrubs and dwarf trees.
The fauna on Isle Royale is very diverse.
More than half of the fish species found in the Amazon River are endemic.