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Human Presence

Mozambique Braces for Tropical Cyclone Kenneth
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Mozambique Braces for Tropical Cyclone Kenneth

Just five weeks after enduring the worst natural disaster in its recorded history, the African country is facing another serious storm threat.

Published Apr 24, 2019

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Pushing Limits at Armstrong Flight Research Center
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Pushing Limits at Armstrong Flight Research Center

Located alongside a dry lake bed in Southern California, this NASA center has a long history of aviation firsts.

Published Apr 22, 2019

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Tracking Peruvian Forest Loss from Space
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Tracking Peruvian Forest Loss from Space

The Madre de Dios region has a rich concentration of endemic species, but their habitats are being threatened by human activity.

Published Apr 18, 2019

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Unhealthy Smoke Over Thailand
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Unhealthy Smoke Over Thailand

Wildfires and agricultural burning have produced thick haze for the past month.

Published Apr 12, 2019

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Sizing Up the Carbon Footprint of Cities
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Sizing Up the Carbon Footprint of Cities

Large and wealthy cities have the biggest carbon footprints.

Published Apr 10, 2019

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