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Sand dunes surround palms, trees, shrubs and a small lake in the UAE.
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Jing Yang via iStock
A desert oasis is perhaps the most striking example of a groundwater-dependent ecosystem.
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Fishing boats in Peru
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Renato Molina
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orange and black butterflies on a branch
Monarch butterflies undertake a multigenerational migration that covers thousands of miles
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hand holding a small white device
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Matt Perko
The small, wearable device is part of a system that monitors drug concentrations and delivers accurate dosages
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Yellowtail dascyllus and other tropical fish swim by a cauliflower coral in American Samoa.
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Dam via Adobe Stock
Damselfish like these yellowtail dascyllus have an outsized effect on reefs compared to their humble proportions.
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researchers working with Senegalese partners
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UCSB geographer David López-Carr, center left, and Stanford University health and environmental scientist Andrea Lund, center right, working with Senegalese partners
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David Valentine
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Matt Perko
David Valentine