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Llullaillaco Volcano
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Llullaillaco Volcano

The dry climate around the world's second tallest volcano provides a good habitat for preserving archeological discoveries.

Published Feb 14, 2019

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Dusty, Smoky Skies in Australia
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Dusty, Smoky Skies in Australia

The dust reddened the skies over Sydney and turned air quality hazardous over parts of New South Wales.

Published Feb 13, 2019

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A Strong Start to Sierra Snowpack
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A Strong Start to Sierra Snowpack

A succession of storms in January and February dumped huge amounts of snow on the Sierra Nevada.

Published Feb 13, 2019

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China and India Lead the Way in Greening
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China and India Lead the Way in Greening

Ambitious tree-planting programs and intensified agriculture have led to more land area covered in vegetation.

Published Feb 11, 2019

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Summer Floods in Australia
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Summer Floods in Australia

Weeks of rainfall pounded Queensland in January and February 2019, causing destructive flooding in the region.

Published Feb 11, 2019

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