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Tropical Cyclone Harold Blasts Vanuatu
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Tropical Cyclone Harold Blasts Vanuatu

The category 5 storm wreaked havoc on the small island nation in the South Pacific.

Published Apr 6, 2020

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Tournament Earth - Best of EO
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Tournament Earth - Best of EO

To celebrate EO's 20th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we want you to pick our all-time best image. Each week from March 23 to April 28, you can vote for your favorites, narrowing the field from 32 nominees down to one champion.

Published Apr 6, 2020

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Relentless Floods
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Relentless Floods

High water on the James River in South Dakota has persisted for more than a year.

Published Mar 31, 2020

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Drifting With Broken Sea Ice
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Drifting With Broken Sea Ice

Cracks in the Arctic sea ice are important for satellite-based measurements of the ice’s thickness. They also pose challenges for ship-based researchers participating in the MOSAiC expedition.

Published Mar 30, 2020

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Nighttime Images Capture Change in China
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Nighttime Images Capture Change in China

Night lights not only speak to where we live, but how.

Published Mar 26, 2020

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