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Dubai deluge: 2 years of rain in 2 days

On April 16 the desert metropolis of Dubai endured the highest volume of rainfall in 75 years. The equivalent of two years’ worth of rain poured heavily in just two days.  In a city known globally for its opulent lifestyle, the unprecedented storm wreaked havoc. Gigantic arteries became rivers, homes

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The Ghost of Tulare Lake

A ghost materialized in California’s Central Valley last winter. Its appearance in this vast farming district was reported by major news outlets around the country, with photojournalists trekking across fields

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Saving Luma

On a warm, sunny July afternoon, a bright yellow excavator sat idle where a housing development will be built in North Seattle. Growing behind it is a Western Red Cedar

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