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Human Presence

Cristobal Drenches Central America
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Cristobal Drenches Central America

The storm lingered over the Yucatán Peninsula for several days.

Published Jun 5, 2020

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Temperatures Predict Bird Biodiversity
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Temperatures Predict Bird Biodiversity

Small birds prefer winter landscapes that have larger thermal differences, likely because they offer more opportunities to find refuge from the cold.

Published Jun 3, 2020

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Astronauts Launch from American Soil
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Astronauts Launch from American Soil

A commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft has safely delivered two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.

Published Jun 1, 2020

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Haiti’s Accidental City
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Haiti’s Accidental City

After a catastrophic earthquake left Port-au-Prince in a shambles, many people flocked to the new city of Canaan in search of a better life.

Published May 29, 2020

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Sandy Shores of Moreton Bay
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Sandy Shores of Moreton Bay

Once an important port during World War II, the bay is comprised of a complex delta system that makes it a very scenic and popular tourist destination in Australia.

Published May 29, 2020

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