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Drought

New Zealand Browned by Drought
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New Zealand Browned by Drought

North Island vegetation shows signs of stress during one the region’s most severe droughts on record.

Published May 7, 2020

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Cyclones over Australia
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Cyclones over Australia

Late summer cyclones Ferdinand and Esther passed over and near northern Australia.

Published Feb 25, 2020

Atmosphere Water Drought Fires

Australian Smoke Plume Sets Records
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Australian Smoke Plume Sets Records

Potent wildfires sent one of the largest plumes of smoke higher into the stratosphere than certain satellites have ever observed.

Published Jan 31, 2020

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Etosha Pan Refills
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Etosha Pan Refills

For much of the year, the salt pan is bone dry. But when the wet season brings abundant rains, the large, shallow basin becomes a temporary oasis.

Published Jan 21, 2020

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Major Dust Storm Sweeps Across Australia
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Major Dust Storm Sweeps Across Australia

Following weeks of smoke, it was dust turning skies odd colors.

Published Jan 14, 2020

Image of the Day Land Drought Fires