Arctic Sea Ice 12th-Lowest on Record

Arctic Sea Ice 12th-Lowest on Record

Sea ice covered more area this summer compared to recent years, but it was also much thinner.

Published Sep 23, 2021

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Floods Along the White Nile

Floods Along the White Nile

Seasonal rains along the White Nile and Blue Nile can cause widespread devastation when the rivers overflow.

Published Sep 20, 2021

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Coastal Color in New Zealand

Coastal Color in New Zealand

Patchworks and swirls of color adorn the eastern coast of the South Island.

Published Sep 22, 2021

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Fire Encroaching on Giant Sequoias

Fire Encroaching on Giant Sequoias

In the midst of another brutal fire season, several of California’s natural treasures have also been threatened.

Published Sep 16, 2021

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Sudbury Impact Structure

Sudbury Impact Structure

Few craters are as large, or as old, as this impact structure in southeastern Ontario, Canada.

Published Sep 20, 2021

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