Geo-Joint: The North Pole

North Pole

The North Pole may seem remote to us nowadays, but back before anyone had been there, it might as well have been on the moon.

Geo-Joint: Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

Unlike the melting of the tundra in faraway Alaska, Glacier National Park is a highly visible and closer-to-home example that our world is changing rapidly.

Geo-Joint: A Trip to the Middle of Nowhere

A long time ago, Timbuktu was pretty far from anything else. It still is. Timbuktu is in Mali, Africa, and while there are scattered towns at some distance to the south, to the north is the vast emptiness of the Sahara Desert.

Geo-Joint: Deep-Sea Mining

Deep-Sea Mining

Deepsea drilling rigs poke holes in the sediment under the ocean to find oil and gas, but there is another trove of treasure that has long been known, and only recently targeted.

Geo-Joint: The Aral Sea

Aral Sea

The towns that once made their living from the sea have gone away, their fishing boats left high and dry, now miles from the shoreline.