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Seroja Slams Australia
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Seroja Slams Australia

The category three cyclone made a rare landfall in Western Australia, causing significant damage to coastal towns.

Published Apr 12, 2021

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Preparing for Rising Seas in the Maldives
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Preparing for Rising Seas in the Maldives

A new artificial island near Malé could be a destination for people trying to escape rising waters on lower-lying islands.

Published Apr 9, 2021

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Building Up the Yellow River Delta
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Building Up the Yellow River Delta

As sea level rises and the amount of sediment carried by the Yellow River declines, one of the world’s fastest changing deltas has seen rapid development.

Published Apr 6, 2021

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Traffic Jam on the Suez Canal
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Traffic Jam on the Suez Canal

Hundreds of ships have been left idling around the key shipping route. Nature played a role in solving the problem.

Published Mar 29, 2021

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Ships Passing in the Night
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Ships Passing in the Night

In the North Sea, much of the ship traffic is concentrated around oil rigs in the center of the sea.

Published Mar 27, 2021

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