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The Painted Desert From Space {Photo of the Day}

July 19th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

The Painted Desert in northern Arizona, US, lies between the Grand Canyon and northwest of the Petrified Forest National Park, and is captured here in two beautiful images taken by the Thematic Mapper on the Landsat 5 satellite.


Arizona Dust Storms Follow Tremendous Arizona Fires {Pictures}

July 7th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

The United States is getting its share of "natural" disasters this year, and the Southwest U.S. especially. Unprecedented drought, wildfires, and now dust storms. Just what the climate scientists have predicted and been warning us about for years. (Of course, expected to get much worse though if we don't change course soon.)



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