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Eco-photos of the week: Aug. 29-Sept. 4

By: Catie Leary on Sept. 3, 2010, 7:38 a.m.
A NASA image of Hurricane Earl

Photo: NASA

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Hurricane Earl from space

This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Earl as it whirls its way across the Atlantic Ocean in this image taken by astronaut Douglas Wheelock aboard the International Space Station on Aug. 31.

Earl is expected to bring high winds and heavy rain to the U.S. coast by late Thursday or early Friday.