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Monsoon rains flooded Mumbai in August 2017. Aedes aegypti mosquitoes can spread diseases like dengue fever. Drought has affected the health of Somalians.
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At the SolarWorld manufacturing plant in Hillsboro, Ore., John Clason stacks solar cells before loading them into machines that build solar panels.
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The Mexican long-tongued bat is one of the species that pollinates agave, but its ecosystem is being disrupted by large-scale, cheaper methods of making tequila.
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The Sissano Lagoon was part of Papua New Guinea devastated by a tsunami in 1998. Researchers used evidence from after that tsunami to compare to a tsunami thousands of years ago.
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The Astronomers Monument in Griffith Observatory, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, Calif. shows Johannes Kepler in the center flanked by Isaac Newton, on the left and Galileo Galilei on the right.
Bob Scott, a weed scientist at the University of Arkansas, says he wishes more testing could have been done on the new dicamba formulations, but "the product was not made available to us."
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