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Unusually high temperatures combined with the abatement of the El Niño southern oscillation could aid the formation of extreme hurricanes this year.
As permafrost melts as a result of climate change, it may release more radon, a colorless, odorless gas linked with lung cancer.
Reference Google Earth and satellite imagery has revealed some strange things, from secret military bunkers in China to phantom islands to a mysterious pentagram in Kazakhstan.
A temporary lake at Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park has persisted for more than six months, which is far longer than it has lasted before. And experts say that it could stick around for quite a while yet.
Permafrost thaw could result in new rivers forming across the Arctic, potentially unleashing 35 million car journeys' worth of carbon every year.
Locust swarms can arise from several locations at once. Research has linked these dramatic events to bouts of heavy rain and wind — and that's not good news under climate change.
Magnetic data suggest Seattle's fault line formed 55 million years ago, when the southern half of a subducting chain of volcanic islands piled onto the continent and tore apart from the northern half.
While tracking seismic activity on Denali, scientists stumbled upon an anomaly that could indicate the presence of magma.
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