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Relentless Floods
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Relentless Floods

High water on the James River in South Dakota has persisted for more than a year.

Published Mar 31, 2020

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Could Satellites Help Head Off a Locust Invasion?
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Could Satellites Help Head Off a Locust Invasion?

Researchers are using satellite data to understand where locusts may spread during the largest infestation in eastern Africa in decades.

Published Mar 27, 2020

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The Disappearance of Ecuador’s Tallest Waterfall
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The Disappearance of Ecuador’s Tallest Waterfall

A newly formed sinkhole on the Coca River has diverted water originally headed towards the San Rafael Waterfall.

Published Mar 27, 2020

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Sunlit Peaks in the Himalayas
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Sunlit Peaks in the Himalayas

Earth’s third-highest summit, Kangchenjunga, rises more than 8500 meters above sea level along the border of Nepal and India.

Published Mar 27, 2020

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Nighttime Images Capture Change in China
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Nighttime Images Capture Change in China

Night lights not only speak to where we live, but how.

Published Mar 26, 2020

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