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Cold Front Pushing a Dust Storm
January 18, 2013 | NASA's Earth Observatory

NASA’s Earth Observatory has an interesting satellite image of a cold front pushing a dust storm across the border between Colorado and Kansas in early January 2013. Drought in these areas is contributing to recurrent dust storms.

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Dust Storm over the Nile
March 27, 2013 | NASA Earth Observatory
"A dust storm blew through Egypt on March 22, 2013, obscuring parts of the Nile River and the Gulf of Suez." Quoted from the NASA Earth Observatory image release.

Namibian Dust Over the Atlantic
May 15, 2013 | NASA Earth Observatory
Strong winds carry plumes of dust from parts of Namibia where dry soil and a lack of vegetation allow the wind to pick up dust from the gravel-covered plains.

Climate Change Pushing Species North
March 14, 2013 |
A gallery on the website illustrates how warming climates in many parts of the world are pushing plant species

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