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Tsunami Sent Species on a Transoceanic Trip

The 2011 east Japan tsunami swept huge amounts of wreckage out to sea—and Japanese species hitchhiked across the Pacific on the debris. Christopher Intagliata reports.

September 28, 2017 — Christopher Intagliata

Hurricane Intensity Scale

A photo taken on September 17, 2017 shows a roofless building at the Alizea residence in Mont Vernon, on the French Caribbean island of Saint Martin, after the passage of Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm. (Photo credit: HELENE VALENZUELA/AFP/Getty Images)

September 21, 2017 — Larry Greenemeier

50% off for Back to School

50% off for Back to School