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- Department:April 18, 2017
Faced with the potential of a large expense related to water quality, Maine's Portland Water District had two investment choices: conservation or concrete.
- Department:April 10, 2017
In Africa, famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan while other areas in Somalia and Nigeria are highly food insecure. But the reasons go beyond climate factors.
- Department:March 30, 2017
On the heels of 2016's devastating mass bleaching event at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, tourists and park managers are reporting thermal stress and mass bleaching again in early 2017.
- Department:March 29, 2017
The area of the Arctic Ocean experiencing acidification due to excess carbon dioxide is growing 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.