Water

Drawdown of Klamath River Reservoirs
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Drawdown of Klamath River Reservoirs

Human-made lakes along the western U.S. river were drained as part of the world’s largest dam removal project to date.

Published Apr 11, 2024

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Aquaculture in the Tumbes River Delta
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Aquaculture in the Tumbes River Delta

Rectangular ponds for shrimp farming line the coast of northern Peru.

Published Mar 30, 2024

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Shedding Light on a Very Dark River
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Shedding Light on a Very Dark River

Recent data from the previously unstudied Ruki River in the Congo Basin shows that it carries a heavy load of carbon in its dark water.

Published Mar 21, 2024

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The Arctic is Getting Rainier
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The Arctic is Getting Rainier

The Arctic and North Atlantic oceans have seen an increasing number of days when precipitation falls as rain, not snow.

Published Mar 19, 2024

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Heat Stress on the Great Barrier Reef
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Heat Stress on the Great Barrier Reef

Weeks of warmer-than-average ocean temperatures caused extensive bleaching in the world’s largest coral reef system.

Published Mar 18, 2024

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