Kutch’s Coral Reefs

Kutch’s Coral Reefs

The Gulf of Kutch is home to India’s first national marine reserve.

Published May 8, 2021

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South Island Alps

South Island Alps

Plate tectonics and glaciers dramatically shaped the landscape of the New Zealand island.

Published May 9, 2021

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A Curious Case of Clouds in Iceland

A Curious Case of Clouds in Iceland

Waves in the atmosphere can form for a variety of reasons, from rugged topography to the collision of air masses.

Published May 6, 2021

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Smoke in the Stratosphere

Smoke in the Stratosphere

Astronaut photos of sunrises and sunsets occasionally include stunning views of high-flying aerosol plumes.

Published May 6, 2021

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Widespread Drought in Mexico

Widespread Drought in Mexico

Nearly 85 percent of Mexico is experiencing drought, and water sources are dwindling.

Published May 4, 2021

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