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Fires Blaze through South-Central Chile
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Fires Blaze through South-Central Chile

Hot, dry winds fanned the flames of widespread fires in Chile.

Published Feb 7, 2023

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A Dry Lake Hamun Means More Dust Storms
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A Dry Lake Hamun Means More Dust Storms

When the seasonal lake and wetlands in the Sistan Basin dry out, dust often fills the sky.

Published Feb 7, 2023

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Landslide Creeping Below an African City
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Landslide Creeping Below an African City

A large, slow-moving landslide is accelerating in eastern Congo, putting a community at risk.

Published Feb 6, 2023

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Sichuan’s Smoggy Basin
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Sichuan’s Smoggy Basin

The waters of an ancient lake once pooled in this basin in southwestern China. Now haze and air pollution do the same.

Published Feb 2, 2023

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Cheneso Floods Madagascar
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Cheneso Floods Madagascar

Heavy rain from the tropical cyclone triggered flash floods and landslides along the island nation’s northwestern coast.

Published Jan 31, 2023

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