Water

Stirring Up a Mid-Atlantic Bloom
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Stirring Up a Mid-Atlantic Bloom

In mid-May, cool waters and abundant sunlight provoked a widespread phytoplankton bloom.

Published May 21, 2022

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Submarine Eruption of Kavachi Volcano
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Submarine Eruption of Kavachi Volcano

Kavachi Volcano in the Southwest Pacific Solomon Islands—where hammerhead sharks prowl—has entered an active phase of eruption.

Published May 17, 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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Maui’s Iconic Waves
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Maui’s Iconic Waves

When large waves break in Māʻalaea Bay, they do so with the crushing speed of a freight train.

Published May 16, 2022

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