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Breakup at Brunt
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Breakup at Brunt

A large iceberg finally split from the Antarctic ice shelf, but another piece stubbornly hangs on.

Published Mar 2, 2021

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A Mosaic of Fire Data
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A Mosaic of Fire Data

Scientists are using radar data to decipher where and how well landscapes recover in the years after major fires.

Published Feb 6, 2021

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Cloudy Ridges in Yunnan
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Cloudy Ridges in Yunnan

Parallel ridges in the Chinese province forced moist air up enough to create these distinctive lines of clouds.

Published Jan 27, 2021

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Undercutting Sverdrup Glacier
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Undercutting Sverdrup Glacier

Warming seas are accelerating the retreat of Greenland’s coastal glaciers.

Published Jan 26, 2021

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2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record
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2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record

Earth’s average temperature has risen more than 1.2°C (2°F) since the late 19th century.

Published Jan 14, 2021

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