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World of Change: Global Temperatures
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World of Change: Global Temperatures

The average global temperature has increased by a little more than 1° Celsius (2° Fahrenheit) since 1880. Two-thirds of the warming has occurred since 1975.

Published Jan 29, 2020

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Nishinoshima Puffs
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Nishinoshima Puffs

In January 2020, plumes emanated from the young volcanic island.

Published Jan 28, 2020

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Rain Brought Brief Relief to Australia
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Rain Brought Brief Relief to Australia

Bushfire counts dipped in mid-January when much-needed rainfall poured down on New South Wales and Victoria.

Published Jan 24, 2020

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How Cancún Grew into a Major Resort
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How Cancún Grew into a Major Resort

Once one of the poorest regions of Mexico, Cancún is now a bustling tourist city with millions of visitors each year.

Published Jan 23, 2020

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Beysehir and Egirdir
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Beysehir and Egirdir

Two of the largest freshwater lakes in Turkey sit on the Anatolia Plateau.

Published Jan 23, 2020

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