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Why Tehran is sinking dangerously

Iran has a water problem. The reserves in many groundwater basins there have been severely depleted. For the last 40 years, the country has invested a lot in the agricultural sector, and has been striving to be independent ...

dateDec 07, 2018 in Environment
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NASA mobilizes to aid California fires response

For the past two weeks NASA scientists and satellite data analysts have been working every day producing maps and damage assessments that can be used by disaster managers battling the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles and the ...

dateNov 21, 2018 in Environment
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New research unveils bird migration strategies

Using weather surveillance radar and citizen-science data, researchers are learning how migratory birds return to their breeding grounds in North America each spring with near-pinpoint accuracy. The research focuses on the ...

dateMay 08, 2018 in Ecology
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Vintage film offers new insights about Antarctica

Fifty years ago, a team of scientists crisscrossed Antarctica by plane, collecting radar images of the ice sheets. Now, a multi-continent effort to digitize and analyze that old data – with an assist from Hollywood – ...

dateDec 18, 2017 in Environment
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