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Watch One Of The World's Largest Lakes Shrink Before Your Eyes

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.02.2016 | Science

The Aral Sea used to be the world’s fourth-largest lake, but it has been reduced to two relative puddles. NASA shared a time-lapse video on Thursday...

The Grim Pollution Picture in the Former Soviet Union

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 02.18.2017 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Sean Carpenter Guests staying at a modern hotel in Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics recall signs in Eng...

A Visit to the Aral Sea

David Kroodsma | Posted 10.12.2014 | Green
David Kroodsma

The Aral Sea serves as a reminder of how dramatically humans are able to reshape the face of the planet, and what happens when the balance of water is changed.

Empowering Young Women Economically Through Fashion

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact
G(irls)20

Fashion goes beyond glossy magazine pages; if used well, it introduces girls to policy issues, entrepreneurship, and science - some key skills for the modern female pioneer.

Haiti and Cuba: Dodo Birds of a Feather

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Why is it so important to the great leaders of the Cuban and Venezuelan revolutions that Obama's campaign message of joyous reconciliation be converted to an elegy of disillusionment?

Watch Earth Disappear In Time-Lapse Videos

Wired, NASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This is a big week for viewing the effects of humanity on Earth from above -- in addition to a documentary film coming out this Friday, Wired has used...