Eastern Deciduous Forests
Deciduous forests once stretched from New England south to Florida and from the Atlantic Coast west to the Mississippi River.
Great Barrier Reef Animals
Find out more about the animals of the Great Barrier Reef which include marine fish, hard corals, mollusks, echinoderms, sea snakes, sponges, whales and dolphins, marine turtles and many more.
These habitat types help us to understand the wildlife that inhabits them and better protect both the land and the species that depends on it.
The Island That Exploded
At 10:02 am on August 27, 1883, the equatorial island of Krakatau was violently and abruptly re-sculpted. Preceded by a series of earthquakes and recurrent volcanic activity, the August 27th eruption shattered the island with a force exceeding that of 100 megatons of TNT.