A Rare Tropical Storm in the South Atlantic

A Rare Tropical Storm in the South Atlantic

Akará is only the third such storm recorded in the region since 2015.

Published Feb 21, 2024

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America’s Sinking East Coast

America’s Sinking East Coast

Critical infrastructure is threatened as sinking land amplifies global sea level rise.

Published Feb 20, 2024

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Dynamic Dauphin Island

Dynamic Dauphin Island

The barrier island that protects the mouth of Mobile Bay has a history of shifting and merging with nearby islands.

Published Feb 19, 2024

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Evening Glow in the Junggar Basin

Evening Glow in the Junggar Basin

The setting Sun illuminates the western faces of sand dunes across this low-lying basin in northwestern China.

Published Feb 18, 2024

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Escaping Home

Escaping Home

Harriet Tubman preferred to navigate the woods and waterways of Maryland’s Eastern Shore on winter nights when guiding enslaved people north on the Underground Railroad.  

Published Feb 17, 2024

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