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Clouds and Haze over Malay Peninsula
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Clouds and Haze over Malay Peninsula

Two monsoon seasons make space views of this area rare.

Published Aug 1, 2021

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Drought in Madagascar
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Drought in Madagascar

The lack of rainfall and other environmental factors have taken a toll on the region’s vegetation and agricultural production, leaving many in the region facing severe hunger.

Published Jul 30, 2021

Land Life Drought Remote Sensing

A Summer of Fire-Breathing Smoke Storms
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A Summer of Fire-Breathing Smoke Storms

For decades, scientists have been tracking extreme thunderstorms created by wildfires. However, the ferocity of the storms that have popped up in Canada in 2021 has surprised them.

Published Jul 29, 2021

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Extensive Plumes from the Dixie Fire
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Extensive Plumes from the Dixie Fire

The largest fire in California in 2021 has been burning for two weeks near the city of Chico and Lassen National Forest.

Published Jul 27, 2021

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Heating Up in Tokyo
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Heating Up in Tokyo

Ever-warmer summers are among the challenges confronting athletes competing in the Olympic Games.

Published Jul 27, 2021

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