02 Mar '15, 3pm

Djibouti and the Southern Red Sea #NASA

Astronauts flying on the International Space Station took this photograph of the south end of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. Here the coastlines of Africa (upper part of the image) and Arabia (lower part) are less than 30 kilometers (20 miles) apart at the Mandeb Strait. (Note that north is to the lower right in this image.) Most of the small country of Djibouti, with a landscape dominated by dark volcanic rocks, appears in this view. Its long axis stretches roughly 220 kilometers (140 miles) from the Gulf of Aden coast to Lake Abhe. Djibouti is strategically positioned on one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, with access to the Red Sea (and the Mediterranean beyond) and the Indian Ocean. For this reason, Djibouti was occupied by France during the colonial era, while the opposite coast of Yemen was occupied by the British. Today Djibouti’s eponymous port, located i...

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Djibouti and the Southern Red Sea

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Mar '15, 11pm

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Wildfire in Southern Argentina #NASA

Wildfire in Southern Argentina #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 02 Mar '15, 9pm

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Small gains in Antarctic sea ice don't cancel out large losses in #Arctic MT @NOAAClimate

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climate.gov 02 Mar '15, 6pm

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hackaday.com 02 Mar '15, 6pm

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Volcano erupts in southern #Chile, 3,000 people evacuated

Volcano erupts in southern #Chile, 3,000 people...

straitstimes.com 03 Mar '15, 1pm

SANTIAGO (AFP) - A volcano in southern Chile began erupting early Tuesday forcing the evacuation of some 3,000 people in n...

Bang Kachao: Bangkok's Green Lung #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Mar '15, 3pm

Editor's Note: Today's caption is the answer to Earth Observatory's February 2015 image puzzler . In the heart of Thailand...

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drb1stchp.com 02 Mar '15, 7am

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Lost at Sea: Starving Birds in a Warming World

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audubon.org 01 Mar '15, 8pm

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Sea Shepherd Hands-Over Evidence of Thunder's Illegal Fishing to Authorities in Mauritius

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seashepherd.org 26 Feb '15, 7pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Feb '15, 11pm

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Sea Shepherd Commends Australian Boarding of Poaching Vessel: Now Calls For Arrest

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seashepherd.org 27 Feb '15, 8pm

Captain Sid Chakravarty of the Sam Simon said, “For the past three months, the Australian government has claimed that taki...