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Lucas Jackson

Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise

Sep 21 2018

A loud rumble jolted climate scientist David Holland just before he went to sleep inside his fiberglass bear-resistant dome, set up next to a frozen fjord in Greenland. He scrambled outside into the sunlit night at about 11 p.m. | Video

In Greenland, a glacier's collapse shows climate impact

Sep 19 2018

TASILLAQ, Greenland Perched on a cliff above Greenland’s Helheim glacier, I tried calling my wife in New York on a satellite phone. Before I could leave a message, an explosion broke the arctic silence. | Video

Greenland and the hunt for better climate science

Sep 19 2018

GREENLAND Flying over eastern Greenland, the NASA scientists stared down from a Gulfstream jet as it followed the precise course they had flown in previous years - using radar to map the loss of ice. | Video

Military helicopter teams bring aid to Puerto Rico

Oct 13 2017

Sixteen days after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, Maria de Lourdes Sandoval heard helicopters over her village of Bajura.

U.S. wildfires ravage ranches in three states

Mar 15 2017

LIPSCOMB, Texas When the Schwerzenbach family saw a wildfire racing toward their remote ranch in Lipscomb, Texas, there was no time to run.

Frozen cameras, cars and bagels to document Standing Rock protests

Dec 13 2016

CANNON BALL Reuters photographers Lucas Jackson and Stephanie Keith were assigned to cover the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline on the Standing Rock Native American reservation. These are their stories from inside the growing camp of protesters in North Dakota that were captured by their camera lenses as the winter freeze set in.

Plane carrying VP candidate Pence skids off NY runway, no injuries

Oct 28 2016

NEW YORK A plane carrying U.S. Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence skidded off the runway after landing in the rain at New York City's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, halting flights for at least an hour, officials said. | Video

Muslim families of fallen U.S. soldiers driven to oppose Trump

Aug 03 2016

NEW YORK Nazar Naqvi has faithfully voted Republican for more than three decades.

At a Colorado Cattle Drive

Jul 11 2014

Steve Pargin, a third generation rancher, is dedicated to using the land he leases sustainably in order to maximize its use to raise cattle. Several times a year, he and a crew led by his head cowboy, David Thompson, herd cattle from mountain range to mountain range, preventing them from damaging fragile ecosystems by grazing there too long.

Occupy Happy Birthday

Sep 18 2012

One year ago no-one had heard of Occupy Wall St. and it was fascinating to watch the excitement and size of the protest grow over time.

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