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Fires Take a Toll on Australian Forests
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Fires Take a Toll on Australian Forests

Blazes that have raged since October have charred eucalyptus and rainforests in New South Wales.

Published Dec 12, 2019

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The Expansion of Shanghai
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The Expansion of Shanghai

The Chinese city has reclaimed land from shallow coastal waters at a rapid rate.

Published Dec 10, 2019

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Cloud Streets Stream Over the Great Lakes
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Cloud Streets Stream Over the Great Lakes

A blast of cold air from Canada is fueling lake effect snow in several states.

Published Dec 10, 2019

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Erebus Casts a Mighty Shadow
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Erebus Casts a Mighty Shadow

The low Sun angle illuminated the eastern slopes of the Antarctic volcano, casting a long shadow to the west.

Published Dec 8, 2019

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Patchwork of Corn in the Snow
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Patchwork of Corn in the Snow

In the wake of a potent winter storm in late November in the U.S. Midwest, an unusual pattern turned up in satellite imagery.

Published Dec 6, 2019

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