Human Presence

Power Outages in Puerto Rico
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Power Outages in Puerto Rico

Four days after Hurricane Fiona made landfall on the island, citizens were coping with widespread power losses.

Published Sep 22, 2022

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The Inequitable Distribution of Urban Trees
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The Inequitable Distribution of Urban Trees

A significant disparity in tree cover across urban neighborhoods leads to differences in temperatures and health outcomes.

Published Sep 19, 2022

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Typhoon Muifa Lands Near Shanghai
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Typhoon Muifa Lands Near Shanghai

The category 2 storm came ashore near China’s largest metropolitan area and several of the world’s major shipping ports.

Published Sep 14, 2022

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Smoke Blankets the Amazon
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Smoke Blankets the Amazon

The southern Amazon has become a hotspot of fire activity as roads, cattle, crops, and people replace the rainforest.

Published Sep 12, 2022

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Western Smoke Rides the Winds
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Western Smoke Rides the Winds

Smoke from fires in Washington and Oregon blanketed Puget Sound and wafted out over the Pacific Ocean.

Published Sep 12, 2022

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