Space may be the final frontier, but scientists who recently discovered a hidden forest in Mozambique show the uncharted can still be under our noses. BirdLife were part of a team of scientists who used Google Earth to identify a remote patch of pristine forest. An expedition to the site discovered new species of butterfly and snake, along with seven Globally Threatened birds.
As someone who can spend hours exploring in Google Earth, this story is just eyeopening. To think that some of the areas you can explore in virtual 3D reality have never been walked on by humans in all of history is just mind boggling.
It was just this week that Google added the ocean floor to the mix…Be the first human to walk the deeps of the Pacific. Also in the mix…Time Travel, see what a portion of the Earth looked like over time with another of the new features.