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Summer Blooms in the Baltic and Barents

Summer Blooms in the Baltic and Barents

Phytoplankton and blue-green algae blooms off of Scandinavia seem to be particularly intense this summer.

Published Jul 23, 2018

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An Astronaut’s View of Mount St. Helens

An Astronaut’s View of Mount St. Helens

The area around the volcano has been left to recover naturally from the disaster, which it has done quite nicely, if slowly.

Published Jul 22, 2018

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Scarcely Seen Scandinavian Fires

Scarcely Seen Scandinavian Fires

Record-breaking hot and dry conditions have spurred historic wildfire outbreaks in far northern Europe and within the Arctic circle.

Published Jul 21, 2018

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Fizzy Tropical Rivers

Fizzy Tropical Rivers

Long overlooked, it is increasingly clear that streams and rivers play a key role in the carbon cycle.

Published Jul 20, 2018

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From Russia with Aerosols

From Russia with Aerosols

Unusually intense fires in Russia sent smoke half-way around the world.

Published Jul 19, 2018

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