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Great Salt Lake's North Arm on Verge of Becoming Lakebed

Great Salt Lake's North Arm on Verge of Becoming Lakebed

The Great Salt Lake’s Northern Arm in Utah has reached it record lowest altitude of 4,191.6 feet above sea level. The inland sea is literally on the verge of becoming the Great Salt Lakebed as it loses its enormity and reaches a dangerously low level. A new set of rules are being formulated to preserve the lake’s ecological strength and economic role.

Corpse flower in Mount Lofty Botanic Garden is grown from seed planted about 10 years ago

Corpse flower in Mount Lofty Botanic Garden is grown from seed planted about 10 years ago

In the Mount Lofty Botanic Garden near Adelaide, thousands of people lined up for getting a glimpse of an unusual flower that has a foul smell, like that of rotting flesh. It is about 2 metres in height.

Commonly known as the corpse flower, the Amorphophallus titanium has started opening in the garden's glasshouse on Monday.

Study shows How California’s Drought puts 888 Million Trees at Increased risk of Dying

Study shows How California’s Drought puts 888 Million Trees at Increased risk of Dying

With the help of aerial imaging, researchers has shed light on ongoing Californian drought’s impact on state’s 888 million trees since the beginning of drought in 2011. A new Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences published study shows trees are dying due to the devastating drought.

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