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Lights Out in Hatteras
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Lights Out in Hatteras

A power outage brought darkness to parts of North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

Published Jul 31, 2017

Human Presence Remote Sensing

The Oil Fires in Qayyarah Are Out
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The Oil Fires in Qayyarah Are Out

Iraqi firefighters have extinguished oil fires that have been burning for months.

Published Apr 5, 2017

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Human Presence

Gas Flares in the Gulf
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Gas Flares in the Gulf

Rigs gather oil and natural gas from Bahía de Campeche.

Published Jan 27, 2017

Water Human Presence Remote Sensing

Thick Haze in Eastern China
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Thick Haze in Eastern China

Bad air days have become common in recent winters.

Published Jan 26, 2017

Atmosphere Dust and Haze Human Presence

Smog Puts Dozens of Chinese Cities on Red Alert
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Smog Puts Dozens of Chinese Cities on Red Alert

Authorities shut down schools and airports, and told citizens to stay indoors.

Published Dec 24, 2016

Image of the Day Atmosphere Dust and Haze Human Presence Remote Sensing