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Sunday, January 15, 2023
NOAA

Atmospheric Rivers: What Are They And How Does NOAA Study Them?

NOAA–You may have heard of atmospheric rivers in the news lately due to the intense rainfall and flooding along the U.S. West Coast. These naturally

January 15, 2023
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Thursday, January 5, 2023
RoRo vessel whale fluke
Shipping

New Protections for Endangered Whales Along the California Coast Coming this Summer

Global shipping regulator the UN International Maritime Organization has adopted a U.S. proposal to increase protections for endangered whales from deadly ship

January 5, 2023
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Saturday, December 3, 2022
NOAA

Even Weak Cyclones Have Grown More Intense

by Wei Mei, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Shang-Ping Xie, University of California, San Diego (via TheConversation) Tropical cyclones have

December 3, 2022
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Saturday, November 5, 2022
NOAA

‘Backyard Buoys’ To Improve Access To Vital Ocean Data For Indigenous And Coastal Communities

NOAA– A new ocean science effort to improve equity and inclusion is underway, thanks to a $4.98 million cooperative agreement to three regional

November 5, 2022
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Friday, October 28, 2022
NOAA Fisheries Ship With Whale
NOAA

NOAA Sued For Failing To Protect Humpback Whales

By Steve Gorman (Reuters) Environmentalists on Thursday sued the agency overseeing U.S. fisheries, claiming it had failed to protect endangered humpback

October 28, 2022
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Saturday, October 1, 2022
Sponsored

Global shipping companies recognized for reducing speeds off California coast to protect blue whales and blue skies

by Blue Whales and Blue Skies MSC, Swire Shipping merit top “Whale Tail” award Shipping companies received awards for reducing speeds in the 2021

October 1, 2022
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Saturday, August 6, 2022
NOAA

Below-Average Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Measured

NOAA–Today, NOAA-supported scientists announced that this year’s Gulf of Mexico “dead zone”— an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and

August 6, 2022
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Thursday, August 4, 2022
Hurricane Ida Water Vapor Photo
Weather

NOAA Maintains Above-Average Hurricane Outlook Despite Slow Start

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is continuing to call for a an above-average Atlantic hurricane season this year despite

August 4, 2022
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Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Weather

Storm Chasing Drones Ready to Intercept Major Hurricanes At Sea

For a second year in a row, U.S.-based ocean data specialist Saildrone is sending a fleet of storm chasing drones into the heart of the Atlantic Ocean’s

August 3, 2022
Total Views: 2381

Saturday, July 23, 2022
Interesting

Watch Live: NOAA Explorers Dive Into the Mysteries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

(NOAA)–This summer, take the plunge and join NOAA Ocean Exploration and partners as we explore along the longest mountain range in the world: the

July 23, 2022
Total Views: 2973

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Shipbuilding

Keel Laid for NOAA’s New Oceanographic Research Ship

A keel-laying ceremony for the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration’s new oceanographic research ship was held Wednesday in Houma, Louisiana at

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 2248

Thursday, June 9, 2022
CMA CGM mega-ship Marco Polo
Shipping

Study: America’s ‘Blue Economy’ Valued at $361 Billion in 2020

America’s “blue economy” took a hit from the COVID-19 pandemic, but still contributed $361 billion to the nation’s gross domestic

June 9, 2022
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Environment

NOAA Predicts Seventh Consecutive Above-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season in 2022

Forecasters at NOAA’s National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center are again predicting above-average hurricane season this year, in part due to

May 24, 2022
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Thursday, May 19, 2022
Shipping

NOAA Requests Proposals for the Design and Construction of New Ocean Survey Ships

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is seeking proposals from U.S. shipbuilders for the design and construction of two new ocean

May 19, 2022
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Saturday, May 7, 2022
Environment

Cuban Dive Instructors And Schoolchildren Restore Ailing Barrier Reef

By Dave Sherwood MATANZAS, Cuba,(Reuters) – A small group of Cuban dive instructors, working on a shoe-string budget and with flotsam salvaged from the

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 1282

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Shipping

NOAA Discovers 207-Year-Old Whaling Ship Lost in Gulf of Mexico

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Wednesday the discovery of a 207-year-old whaling ship in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship,

March 23, 2022
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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Shipping

NOAA Predicts Sea Levels Could Rise By Up to a Foot by 2050

The United States could see sea levels rise by as much as a foot by 2050, according to a new report led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

February 16, 2022
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Sunday, December 26, 2021
NOAA

NOAA And Partners Launch Low-Carbon Sailing Vessel For Major Atlantic Ocean Weather, Climate Research

NOAA and partners have joined together to launch approximately 100 new Argo floats across the Atlantic ocean to collect data that supports ocean, weather and

December 26, 2021
Total Views: 2333

Thursday, December 16, 2021
Weather

New Research Finds Salt May Be Key to Predicting Hurricane Intensity

It’s no secret that salt has played an outsized role throughout human history. Now, new research conducted by NOAA, with the help from Saildrone’s

December 16, 2021
Total Views: 2268

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Ships bridge silhouetted with Antarctic Icebergs on the Horizon
Shipping

More Arctic Shipping is Leaving Trash in Its Wake, Scientists Warn

By Yereth Rosen and Timothy Gardner ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Following another year of stark climate impacts in the Arctic, scientists

December 14, 2021
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