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Jeff Donnelly

STORM IN THE SAND  A core of seafloor sediment collected off the coast of Jamaica by geologist Jeff Donnelly holds clues to prehistoric hurricanes.

New Delhi

SILENT KILLER  Pollution, especially dirty air such as seen here in New Delhi, is linked to roughly one-sixth of the world’s premature deaths, a new study finds.

Mt. Etna

ETNA ERUPTS  This Italian volcano (shown here in 2013) erupted in 44 B.C., likely reducing monsoon rains that fed into the Nile River and ultimately fueling civic unrest in Ptolemaic Egypt.

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