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Feb 6, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Discovery News
Check out some of these shortlist highlights from the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards.
Jan 15, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A vast lake that rivaled the Great Lakes once filled an arid valley far up the Nile. But no dam created it. Climate did.
Sep 19, 2013 11:14 AM ET // Tim Wall
Lake Superior was inferior to an ancient lake in southern Africa. The 35,000 sq. mi. lake once filled in a low-lying section of northern Botswana. Continue reading →
Sep 18, 2013 05:20 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A look deep beneath the Afar Rift reveals the birth announcements of a new ocean may be premature.
Sep 12, 2013 12:29 PM ET // Tim Wall
Two newly discovered aquifers in Africa could slake the thirst and vitalize the drought-prone Kenyan economy. Continue reading →
Nov 18, 2011 04:35 AM ET // Tim Wall
Sep 18, 2012 06:09 AM ET // Tim Wall
Five-hundred thousand years worth of hurricanes and sea breezes weren't enough to brush the dust off Bermuda's shoulders.
Nov 23, 2011 04:28 AM ET // Tim Wall
Like Ireland's potato in the 19th century, African cassava is under attack from a disease that may put poor farmers at risk to famine.
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