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04Oct 18

NASA images show water pollution following Hurricane Florence

Rainfall from Hurricane Florence flooded rivers across North Carolina in September 2018. Nearly eight trillion gallons of rain fell during the storm, causing both organic and industrial waste to flow into the Atlantic Ocean. Pollution levels were so high that NASA satellite cameras captured images of the event from space.…

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16Aug 17

Why the source of the Amazon River remains a mystery

Rivers are powerful and mysterious bodies of water that shape our lives in more ways than one. Finding a river’s source is difficult to define. Traditionally there are two ways geographers and explorers go about defining a rivers source: the most distant point upstream that provides the largest volume of…

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A painted turtle swims through a freshwater lake.

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