A satellite image of a swirling hurricane Men with gas masks and protective suits on The planetary rover Sojourner A large group of refugees huddled together


Floods and

Ozone and



Natural flooding of rivers revitalizes the habitats of many plants and animals and enriches soils for planting. But floods can bring misery and death to those who live in their paths. Dams bring their own variety of mixed blessings.
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