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Tracking dust from the Sahara Desert to the Amazon rainforest

February 26, 2015 | 10:50 PM GMT
NASA used its satellites to track and map 27.7 million tons of dust from the Sahara Desert to the Amazon rainforest. According to NASA, the finding is part of a bigger research effort to understand the role of dust and aerosols in the environment and on local and global climate.