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20 Natural Phenomena to See Before You Die

We live on a dying planet: Massive pollution in all its forms; melting polar ice-caps; desertification of the land; dwindling water resources; disappearing flora and fauna; toxic waste filling the oceans and rivers and all around this Dantean landscape, the ceaseless and viral multiplication of the culprit behind it all, Man. Yet for all the willful withering, decay and destruction, “The poetry of the earth is never dead,” as Keats once said. The endless array of natural phenomena that bless the earth is truly marvelous and a singular treat for the eye and the imagination, if you you’re lucky enough to catch a glimpse of it. Wondrous sunsets are child’s play, feast your eyes on these 20 natural phenomena you must see before dying.