Human Presence

Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park
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Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park

The park’s semi-arid climate and volcanic features contribute to the peculiar landscape along southeastern Spain’s Mediterranean coastline.

Published May 21, 2022

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San Pedro and Ambergris Cay
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San Pedro and Ambergris Cay

Mangroves and the world’s second longest barrier reef system are among the natural gems around Belize’s largest island.

Published May 15, 2022

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Red River Flooding is Worst in a Decade
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Red River Flooding is Worst in a Decade

A blizzard, multiple rainstorms, and melting winter ice swelled rivers out of their banks and across a flat floodplain in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Manitoba.

Published May 11, 2022

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Navigating the Geiyo Islands
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Navigating the Geiyo Islands

These rough waters were once traversed by Japanese pirates; now they are spanned by bridges.

Published Apr 30, 2022

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Early Season Heat Waves Strike India
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Early Season Heat Waves Strike India

The hottest March on record was followed by more waves of oppressive heat in April, leaving more than a billion people sweltering and the monsoon season still weeks away.

Published Apr 29, 2022

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