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Human Presence

Pushing Limits at Armstrong Flight Research Center
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Pushing Limits at Armstrong Flight Research Center

Located alongside a dry lake bed in Southern California, this NASA center has a long history of aviation firsts.

Published Apr 22, 2019

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Tracking Peruvian Forest Loss from Space
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Tracking Peruvian Forest Loss from Space

The Madre de Dios region has a rich concentration of endemic species, but their habitats are being threatened by human activity.

Published Apr 18, 2019

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Unhealthy Smoke Over Thailand
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Unhealthy Smoke Over Thailand

Wildfires and agricultural burning have produced thick haze for the past month.

Published Apr 12, 2019

Atmosphere Land Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing

Sizing Up the Carbon Footprint of Cities
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Sizing Up the Carbon Footprint of Cities

Large and wealthy cities have the biggest carbon footprints.

Published Apr 10, 2019

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Coal and Cattle in Southern Queensland
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Coal and Cattle in Southern Queensland

The Surat Basin has 150 million-year-old sediments, four billion tons of proven thermal coal resources, and a bunch of cows.

Published Apr 5, 2019

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