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Water

Fueled by the Nile
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Fueled by the Nile

Irrigation from Lake Nasser, one of the world’s largest man-made lakes, has increased the amount of arable land and crop production in Egypt.

Published Jul 7, 2020

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Nishinoshima Belches Ash and Lava
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Nishinoshima Belches Ash and Lava

A young volcanic island in the western Pacific Ocean has been going through some growing pains.

Published Jul 6, 2020

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Scouting Watering Holes from Space
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Scouting Watering Holes from Space

Satellites may make it easier for nomadic herders in Senegal to survive the lean season.

Published Jul 1, 2020

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Channeling a Bloom
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Channeling a Bloom

Unusually clear skies and persistent, unseasonable heat may have set the stage for large and persistent blooms of phytoplankton in the waters around England.

Published Jun 26, 2020

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Contrasting Landscape in Namibia
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Contrasting Landscape in Namibia

The town of Mariental sits at the convergence of the Kalahari Desert and the Central Plateau.

Published Jun 24, 2020

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