ENVIRONMENT
11/23/2013 12:53 pm ET Updated Nov 24, 2013

13 Awe-Inspiring Facts About The Environment

You already know the basics: Climate change is a real and imminent threat, fracking has more to it than meets the eye and mother nature will never cease to amaze us. But if you really want to impress everyone over Thanksgiving dinner, here are 13 exceptional facts about all that surrounds us, thanks to the cleverly titled book "1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Knock Your Socks Off."

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13 Amazing Environmental Facts

CORRECTION: Previously, this list showed a photo of a nutria, not a beaver. The photo has been replaced.

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