Water

California Reservoirs Reflect Deepening Drought
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California Reservoirs Reflect Deepening Drought

Precipitation totals and lake levels are among the worst they have been since the 1970s.

Published Jun 17, 2021

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Western Soils and Plants are Parched
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Western Soils and Plants are Parched

For the second year in a row, drought has overtaken much of the United States from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Coast.

Published Jun 11, 2021

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Satellite Observes Ship Fire Off Sri Lanka
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Satellite Observes Ship Fire Off Sri Lanka

NASA plays a role in providing observations and analysis of natural and technological disasters.

Published Jun 11, 2021

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Lake Victoria’s Rising Waters
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Lake Victoria’s Rising Waters

Intense rains during the wet season for a second year in a row have caused trouble for riparian communities near Africa’s largest lake.

Published Jun 10, 2021

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A Swampy Home for Shoebills
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A Swampy Home for Shoebills

Zambia’s Bangweulu wetlands make ideal hunting grounds for this distinctive bird species.

Published Jun 5, 2021

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