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Winds frequently whip up the dust from Chad’s lowest point, but those particles may not fertilize the Amazon as much as scientists once thought.
The islands of the Juan Fernández Archipelago rival the Galápagos in their abundance of endemic plants.
A popular place for sandboarding, Huacachina is the only natural desert oasis in South America.
In the 1960s, the caldera was used for geology field training for the Apollo astronauts.
An international team of scientists has used artificial intelligence and commercial satellites to identify an unexpectedly large number of trees spread across arid and semi-arid areas.
Dune fields of interest to scientists who study the Red Planet stand out in the Kobuk Valley amid a backdrop of green.
The Utah town moved, but the name moved with it.
Trees have long been cherished here for timber and for the colors they bring to “the Fall Rhapsody.”
Millions of people in the state live in low-lying coastal areas where land subsidence is exacerbating the risks of sea level rise.
Unlike the vegetated tundra of its neighboring islands, Bunge Land is a barren sandy plain that also serves as a land bridge.
Bright lights of these coastal cities of China are sandwiched between mountains and the sea.
Following an active 2019 season, fires in 2020 have again been abundant, widespread, and have produced abnormally large carbon emissions.
Volcanic activity that ramped up in late May 2020 has continued into August.
Scientists are probing environmental data from reanalysis models in the hopes of finding answers.