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Lucas Jackson

Disaster under the waves: the race to save the coral of the Caribbean

27 Sep 2019

KEY WEST, Fla. Emily Hower, a research assistant at Nova Southeastern University doing field work on coral off Key West in Florida, bobs up out of the water and removes her diving mask. The news is not good. | Video

As new disease wipes out Caribbean coral, scientists tear up reefs to stop the spread

26 Sep 2019

ST THOMAS, Virgin Islands/NEW YORK Off the coast of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a group of scientists is tearing a reef apart in a feverish attempt to save some of its coral. | Video

Florida scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in lab for first time

23 Aug 2019

APOLLO BEACH, Fla. Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild. | Video

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information

27 Apr 2019

INDIANAPOLIS Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he was being forced out due to his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties. | Video

Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise

21 Sep 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

Greenland and the hunt for better climate science

19 Sep 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

In Greenland, a glacier's collapse shows climate impact

19 Sep 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

Military helicopter teams bring aid to Puerto Rico

13 Oct 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

15 Mar 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

13 Dec 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.

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