Land

California’s Rising and Sinking Coast
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California’s Rising and Sinking Coast

Millions of people in the state live in low-lying coastal areas where land subsidence is exacerbating the risks of sea level rise.

Published Oct 23, 2020

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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California
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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California

The Cameron Peak and August Complex fires have punctuated a year of natural drama in the American West.

Published Oct 21, 2020

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Winter is Coming
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Winter is Coming

Long blue shadows on the snow portend frigid days ahead in this far eastern corner of Siberia.

Published Oct 21, 2020

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Snow Melts in the Andes
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Snow Melts in the Andes

As springtime arrives in the Andes, winter snow melts to provide an important water source for local communities.

Published Oct 20, 2020

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Mining for Iron at Mount Whaleback
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Mining for Iron at Mount Whaleback

The site in Western Australia holds one of the country’s largest and oldest iron ore mines.

Published Oct 17, 2020

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