Category Archives: china

A look at China’s distinctive color-changing rocks

The stone formations originated underwater, later rising above sea level following tectonic shifts. The natural elements and 450 million years of erosion gave them their striking wavy texture. The rocks are also known to change hues with the weather and seasons, with a deep rusty red being their most distinctive, hence the park’s other name, the “Red Stone Forest.” Read more… […]

4 Droughts Happening Right Now That Are Worse Than California’s

California and the American West are not the only places suffering from drought—in fact, there are several places in the world right now where overtaxed aquifers, severe pollution, and lack of rainfall are creating extreme water insecurity for residents. In some places, water is so scarce that municipal supplies are being rationed or shut off […]