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Australia's deadly bushfires in the 2019-2020 season generated 700 million tonnes of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere - triggering vast algal blooms in the Southern Ocean.

Mexican Crop Art Seen From Space

Thomas Pesquet: Mexico has its fair share of #CropArt and #EarthArt.

Croplands cover over half of India's land area, and the agricultural sector employs about 590 million people in the country.

Every day - up to thirty times a day, in fact - one of Mark Mason's employees at Nature's Reward Farms in Monterey County, California brings him the results of a soil test for discussion.

Fires have spread across the majority of the landscape in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in this NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite image using the VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite) instrument from June 25, 2020.

According to a new study, emergency responders could cut costs and save time by using near-real-time satellite data along with other decision-making tools after a flooding disaster.

Orbital Salad

Leafy greens are pictured growing inside the Columbus laboratory module's VEGGIE botany research facility.

When plants take in too much energy, they don't get fat -- they lighten up.

From rainforests to croplands, boreal forests to mangroves, NASA will take a new look at terrestrial vegetation across our living planet over the next two years with several unique instruments in space, including one from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Growing Food In Orbit

Astronaut ice cream may be an exotic treat for kids, but for real space explorers, a fresh, crunchy salad could sometimes really hit the spot.

Argentina and Uruguay Seen From Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: Buenos Aires and el Rio de la Plata : where Argentina meets Uruguay

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are planting their third on-orbit crop of red romaine lettuce.

NASA Helps Forecast Zika Risk

NASA is assisting public health officials, scientists and communities to better understand Zika virus and try to limit the spread of the disease it causes.

Farmers Benefit From Satellite Coverage

Farmers can now call on the latest satellite information using the unique TalkingFields service to get the best from their land while cutting the environmental cost.