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May 29, 2015 09:18 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Reefs and marine life stand being destroyed by China's effort to build islands to boost their political power.
Feb 18, 2015 08:46 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Photographer Joshua Nowicki created a sensation across the Internet when he posted a photo of tiny sand towers created by wind eroding frozen sand along Lake Michigan. Continue reading →
Jan 14, 2015 12:51 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Destroying forests and intensively farming the land erodes as much soil in a few decades as would naturally erode over thousands of years. Continue reading →
Nov 4, 2014 06:30 PM ET // John Upton, Climate Central
A $300 million post-Sandy buyout program is removing flood-prone houses from inland New Jersey. Why aren't coastal houses being removed, too?
Jun 7, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Chines government is removing the tops of 700 mountains to create 155 square miles of free space to build cities. Continue reading →
Apr 2, 2014 04:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It can be stressful being a small asteroid -- not only do they risk collision with the planets any time, they are also slowly being eroded by the sun. Continue reading →
Feb 3, 2014 05:22 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Meandering rivers have been spotted on the Martian surface -- but they are now dry ridges, an eerie reminder of Mars' wet past. Continue reading →
Oct 11, 2013 01:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Sitting at the northern edge of Mars' famous Valles Marineris canyon complex is a strange gouge in the landscape called Hebes Chasma -- this is its story.
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