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Unmissable places on Earth

What is the most beautiful place on earth? Well, it depends who we ask. On a planet that is home to pink lakes, vast multicolored hills, verdant rice fields like those in Indonesia, or epic icescapes in Antarctica, it's hard to pick a favourite, right?

The wonders of nature come in all shapes and sizes. From China's Tianzi Mountains to the Verdon Gorge in southeastern France, there are incredible places all over the planet, so a list of must-see natural wonders of the world is unlikely to generate consensus.

Our wonderful planet is home to some extraordinary natural wonders, which have been formed over millions and millions of years due to volcanic action, water and wind erosion and other forces.

Our natural environment has the power to move and inspire, encouraging people to travel to faraway destinations just to catch a glimpse of Mother Nature in action. Do you sign up to see them with us?

There are so many amazing places around the world to see that we couldn't include them all in one list. But these stunning destinations are definitely worth putting at the top of our travel bucket list.

As stated in Lonely Planet's "The Universe: Travel Guide" , these are the wonders of Earth that every visitor should add to their travel list on their journey through the most fascinating (and essential) places on planet Earth.

The oldest living fossil is Triops cancriformis.

Living fossils are living things with an ancient lineage and have changed little or nothing in tens or hundreds of millions of years, and among them, triops are the oldest species.

This spider can stay underwater for more than 30 minutes.

Underwater hideout? A team of scientists has observed that some tropical spiders can dive in the face of a potential predator threat.

The theory of strategies r and K, a simplification of reality

Wilson and MacArthur's theory of 1967 was revolutionary in the field of evolutionary ecology, but today we know much more and it has become obsolete, except as a teaching tool

Why did some Bolivian dolphins swim with an anaconda?

A pod of river dolphins was swimming alongside an anaconda. In addition to swimming alongside the reptile, the dolphins carried it trapped in their jaws.

CO2 levels have just reached their highest level in human history

Earth's CO2 has exceeded 420 parts per million for the first time since records began. These are the latest data published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.