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Floods Along the White Nile
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Floods Along the White Nile

Seasonal rains along the White Nile and Blue Nile can cause widespread devastation when the rivers overflow.

Published Sep 20, 2021

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Fire Encroaching on Giant Sequoias
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Fire Encroaching on Giant Sequoias

In the midst of another brutal fire season, several of California’s natural treasures have also been threatened.

Published Sep 16, 2021

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Sudbury Impact Structure
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Sudbury Impact Structure

Few craters are as large, or as old, as this impact structure in southeastern Ontario, Canada.

Published Sep 20, 2021

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Noirmoutier, France
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Noirmoutier, France

The small tidal island provides a bounty of oysters and salt.

Published Sep 19, 2021

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A Fast-Moving Fire in Kgalagadi
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A Fast-Moving Fire in Kgalagadi

A grass fire in southwestern Botswana raced through the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in August.

Published Sep 15, 2021

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