Fires Char South-Central New Mexico

Fires Char South-Central New Mexico

Wildland fires burned tens of thousands of acres near mountain communities including the village of Rudioso.

Published Jun 22, 2024

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A Blast of Heat in the East

A Blast of Heat in the East

A heat dome broke temperature records in the U.S. Midwest and Northeast.

Published Jun 20, 2024

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Peek-a-Bloom in the North Atlantic

Peek-a-Bloom in the North Atlantic

A short-lived gap in the clouds let satellites observe a striking phytoplankton bloom east of Greenland.

Published Jun 20, 2024

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Tracking Forest Cover in Belize

Tracking Forest Cover in Belize

Decades of satellite data paint a picture of how forests in this Central American country are changing.

Published Jun 19, 2024

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The Shrinking Selva Maya  

The Shrinking Selva Maya  

The largest tropical rainforest in Mesoamerica is shrinking as pastures and croplands spread across Guatemala, Belize, and Mexico.  

Published Jun 18, 2024

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