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Water

Reviving the Shriveled Lake Urmia
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Reviving the Shriveled Lake Urmia

Intense spring rains bring relief to a desiccated lake.

Published Apr 19, 2019

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Guinea-Bissau, the Sahel, and the Sahara Desert
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Guinea-Bissau, the Sahel, and the Sahara Desert

From space station altitude, astronauts can see several different climate zones in a single view.

Published Apr 19, 2019

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Lake Aculeo Dries Up
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Lake Aculeo Dries Up

Persistent drought and intensive water use has proven too much for this lake in Chile.

Published Apr 17, 2019

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Floods Ravage Iran and Iraq
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Floods Ravage Iran and Iraq

Though the end of winter and start of spring have brought seasonal floods here since ancient times, this spring has been severe in some areas of Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Afghanistan.

Published Apr 5, 2019

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Salin Aigues-Mortes
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Salin Aigues-Mortes

The salt produced from tidal marshes in southern France is the product of ideal climate conditions and careful management.

Published Apr 3, 2019

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