Africa Kicks-up A Lot of Dust

Bits and pieces of the African continent are falling on the United States and surrounding regions much of the year. Scientists say large amounts of African dust may be having major effects on the hurricane season, ocean organisms and human health.

Listen to De Capua report on African dust
African dust particles become airborne during storms and travel anywhere from 7,000 to 10,000 kilometers to reach the U.S.  Scientists can now distinguish between domestic dust particles and those from …

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