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Pearl-Qatar Island (Credit: Alamy)
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Why we're in 'the age of fake islands'

By Richard Fisher and Javier Hirschfeld

The Salar de Uyuni salt flat in Bolivia holds what is perhaps the world's biggest single deposit (Credit: Pablo Cozzaglio/Getty Images)
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The 'battery terrain' of South America
By Richard Fisher and Javier Hirschfeld
The Los Angeles River was once free-flowing, but after flooding in the early 20th Century, it was encased in a more controllable channel (Credit: Brian van der Brug/Getty Images)
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The material 'too vast to imagine'
By Richard Fisher and Javier Hirschfeld
Like the whorl of a giant fingerprint: Bingham Canyon Mine, also known as the Kennecott Copper Mine, Utah (Credit: Getty Images)
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The world's biggest scars
By Richard Fisher and Javier Hirschfeld
A century-old triangular-shaped dam holds back the Kowloon reservoir in Hong Kong… (Credit: Chunyip Wong/Getty Images)
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How dams have reshaped our planet
By Richard Fisher and Javier Hirschfeld
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