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Water

Summer Blooms in the Baltic and Barents
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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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Fizzy Tropical Rivers
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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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Summer Blooms in North American Lakes
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Summer Blooms in North American Lakes

Cyanobacteria have become a regular summer phenomenon in Lake Okeechobee and Lake Erie.

Published Jul 18, 2018

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The Water is Wider
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The Water is Wider

A new map of the world’s rivers and their widths shows that surface waterways are collectively wider and cover more area than previously thought.

Published Jul 18, 2018

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Cape Town’s Reservoirs Rebound
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Cape Town’s Reservoirs Rebound

After nearly running out of water in early 2018, the city’s reservoirs are being replenished by rain, conservation efforts, and engineering fixes.

Published Jul 17, 2018

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