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    On 31 December 2018, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft began to orbit the asteroid (101955) Bennu, a near-Earth asteroid believed to harbour organic molecules and hydrated minerals.

    Image: NASA/OSIRIS-REx/OCAMS
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    A number of enormously destructive fires raged around the globe in 2018.

    Image: Kathryn Capaldo / Alamy Stock Photo
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    Carbon accounting is crucial to efforts to tackle climate change. This collection highlights key physical and social science research.

    Image: Getty, Fernanda Preto
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    Budgets of carbon emissions that are consistent with limiting warming to no more than 1.5 °C over preindustrial temperatures have been hotly debated, following the Paris Agreement on climate change targets. Read more on these discussions in our web focus.

    Image: Zoonar GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo
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    Image: Reinhard Dirscherl/Alamy Stock Photo
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    Nature Geoscience launched a decade ago, in January 2008. We are celebrating our 10th anniversary with this web focus, where we collect a series of articles that reflect on progress in a few selected areas of the Earth and planetary sciences and on changes in the field and its relationship to society.

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    Volcanic eruptions have altered climate through time. The climatic effects of eruptions are controlled by plume processes and composition.

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