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Lake Mead by the Seasons
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Lake Mead by the Seasons

In this reservoir along the Colorado River at the Arizona-Nevada border, water levels rise and fall with the seasons each year.

Published Oct 17, 2019

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Warmer, Drier Climate Could Transform Alaskan Forests
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Warmer, Drier Climate Could Transform Alaskan Forests

Climate change could lead to a net loss of plant life in some regions, and also could change the ratio of species that grow in them.

Published Oct 15, 2019

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Hagibis Floods Japan
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Hagibis Floods Japan

The typhoon’s rapid intensification was followed by far-reaching damage in Honshu.

Published Oct 15, 2019

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High Points of the Sierras
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High Points of the Sierras

Trails up Mount Whitney and across Forester Pass give hikers access high into the California mountain range.

Published Oct 11, 2019

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Hagibis Heads Toward Japan
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Hagibis Heads Toward Japan

A broad region could experience destructive winds as the typhoon approaches land.

Published Oct 11, 2019

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