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The Environment
Autumn 2017

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global health

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Increases in the intensity and frequency of wildfires and dust storms as well as the dangerous rise in ocean temperatures, salinity, and levels are threatening human health in the United States and throughout the world. The scale and scope of damage to people and places is indicated in each of the following satellite images.

The October 2017 wildfires in California

Changes to Alaska's Columbia Glacier between July 1986 and July 2014

Comparison of sea ice coverage in the Arctic in 1984 and 2012

Dust storms in Texas and surrounding states in 2014

Drought and dust storms in Colorado and Kansas in 2013

 

 

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