19 Nov '11, 7am

Spectacular photos on MNN - Mother Nature Network

Spectacular photos on MNN - Mother Nature Network

Making the most of monsoon season Children play in a cement waterway filled with rushing monsoon floodwater in Karachi, Pakistan, on Sept. 13. Monsoon season is in full swing in Pakistan, and after a disastrous 2010 season that left 1,400 dead and some 200,000 homeless, the people of Pakistan are bracing for the worst. Photo: Maurizio Gambarini Berlin's new recycled park Children ride bicycles on an old airport runway at former Tempelhof airport in Berlin on Sept. 11. Built in the early 1920s in south central Berlin, the aging and obsolete airport was closed in 2008. In an effort to introduce more green space into the city, the space was reopened in May 2010 as a public park called Tempelhofer Freiheit. Because of the large expanses of runway and the ample amount of green space, the park has become a popular venue for recreational activities like biking and skating.

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