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Temperatures Predict Bird Biodiversity

Temperatures Predict Bird Biodiversity

Small birds prefer winter landscapes that have larger thermal differences, likely because they offer more opportunities to find refuge from the cold.

Published Jun 3, 2020

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Ice Arch Persists Despite Warm Arctic

Ice Arch Persists Despite Warm Arctic

This natural gatekeeper, which prevents sea ice from exiting the Arctic Ocean and drifting southward into Baffin Bay, was still intact in late May 2020.

Published Jun 2, 2020

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Astronauts Launch from American Soil

Astronauts Launch from American Soil

A commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft has safely delivered two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.

Published Jun 1, 2020

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Haiti’s Accidental City

Haiti’s Accidental City

After a catastrophic earthquake left Port-au-Prince in a shambles, many people flocked to the new city of Canaan in search of a better life.

Published May 29, 2020

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Sandy Shores of Moreton Bay

Sandy Shores of Moreton Bay

Once an important port during World War II, the bay is comprised of a complex delta system that makes it a very scenic and popular tourist destination in Australia.

Published May 29, 2020

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