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- Department:March 29, 2017
The area of the Arctic Ocean experiencing acidification due to excess carbon dioxde is gowing rapidly. Communities dependent on shellfish and other marine resources could be at risk.
- Department:March 7, 2017
After facing 5 years of drought in 15 years, partners in Washington’s Yakima River Basin developed a new water plan that aims to make farms, fish, and families in the region more resilient to climate variability and change.
- February 22, 2017
Mild days—perfect for an outdoor picnic or a nice hike—are expected to drop about 14 percent by the end of the century, according to new research.
- February 17, 2017
The Arctic sea ice's typical winter expansion has been sluggish in 2016-17. Following a record-low January extent, this year's winter maximum may wind up being the smallest on record.
- Department:February 1, 2017
The oyster hatchery industry on the U.S. West Coast nearly collapsed when they were caught off guard by increasing acidity in the coastal waters. In Maine, an oyster grower is testing whether new NOAA-funded technology can prevent a repeat on the East Coast.
- Department:December 29, 2016
As cold air filtered into the United States over the Great Lakes, the lake effect snow machine turned on burying nearby locations.
- December 22, 2016
Warming sea surface temperatures from climate change are pushing populations of the American Lobster (Homarus americanus) farther north than ever before.
- Department:November 30, 2016
While the U.S. was observing Thanksgiving last week, Costa Rica was facing the first landfalling hurricane on record for the Central American country.