Each weekday morning, OurAmazingPlanet takes the pulse of the Earth, reporting on natural phenomena and exploration news from around the globe.
Nashville Flood Anniversary: A year after flooding struck the Music City, most have been able to bounce back.
Missouri Flooding: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has the green light to blast a levee along the Mississippi River to ease the flood risk to cities downstream. Not everyone is happy about the plan.
Loretan Dies: Famous Swiss mountain guide Erhard Loretan, known for summiting all 14 of the world's peaks above 26,247 feet (8,000 meters), died during a climbing accident.
Previously on Our Daily Planet: Alabama Tornado Photos and Royal Wedding Weather