Water

Groundwater Declines in the U.S. Southwest
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Groundwater Declines in the U.S. Southwest

Record snowfall has not been enough to offset groundwater losses amid long-term drying and a heightened demand for the resource.

Published Jun 25, 2024

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Capes and Bays of the Makran Coast
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Capes and Bays of the Makran Coast

Uplift, erosion, and sea level rise all shape this part of Iran’s shoreline.

Published Jun 23, 2024

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Peek-a-Bloom in the North Atlantic
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Peek-a-Bloom in the North Atlantic

A short-lived gap in the clouds let satellites observe a striking phytoplankton bloom east of Greenland.

Published Jun 20, 2024

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Remote Tristan da Cunha
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Remote Tristan da Cunha

Life finds ways to survive on this small volcanic island chain that’s way off the beaten path.

Published Jun 15, 2024

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South Keeling Atoll
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South Keeling Atoll

This U-shaped series of islets in the Indian Ocean rings a blue-green lagoon of varying depth.

Published Jun 16, 2024

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