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Human Presence

The Highest Settlement in the World
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The Highest Settlement in the World

There is no running water, no sewage system, and no garbage disposal, but La Rinconada has one resource worth its weight.

Published Nov 14, 2019

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Bushfires Still Raging in New South Wales
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Bushfires Still Raging in New South Wales

Fire managers warned of “the most dangerous bushfire week this nation has ever seen.”

Published Nov 11, 2019

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Taranto City, Southern Italy
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Taranto City, Southern Italy

Italy’s major southern port and naval base has a history dating back to Roman times.

Published Nov 8, 2019

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Susquehanna Sediment in the Chesapeake Bay
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Susquehanna Sediment in the Chesapeake Bay

Sediment-rich water flowed down the river after a string of strong thunderstorms hit central Pennsylvania.

Published Nov 7, 2019

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Haze Smothers Northern India
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Haze Smothers Northern India

Air pollution has reached hazardous levels in some areas.

Published Nov 4, 2019

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