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Fires in Brazil

Fires in Brazil

Satellites begin to detect heightened fire activity in July and August in the Amazon.

Published Aug 16, 2019

Heat Fires

Tawny Swirls in the Kara Sea

Tawny Swirls in the Kara Sea

Freshwater from the Yenisei River, stained brown with organic materials, mixes with Arctic seawater off the coast of Russia.

Published Aug 16, 2019

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The Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope

Originally named the Cape of Storms, it was later renamed to Good Hope in order to attract more people to the Cape Sea Route.

Published Aug 16, 2019

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Eerie Blooms in Lake Erie

Eerie Blooms in Lake Erie

In July 2019, a severe toxic algal bloom began spreading over the western basin of Lake Erie.

Published Aug 14, 2019

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Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

Western India and Burma (Myanmar) suffered through dramatic flooding and landslides in early August 2019.

Published Aug 14, 2019

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