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Dolphin Die-off Due To 2010 Oil Spill Coming to End, say Scientists

A team of scientists studying the water quality and tracking the number of dead dolphins washing shore said that the dolphin die-off is declining almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Jenny Litz, a research biologist with the National Marine Fisheries... read more

Unprecedented number of seals washing up on California beaches

An unprecedented number of Guadalupe fur seals are washing up sick and dead along the coast on California, prompting the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to declare an "unusual mortality event" for the marine animals.

Since the start of 2015, at least 80 Guadalupe... read more

Carbon Dioxide Concentrations in Atmosphere surpass 400 Parts Per Million worldwide

Scientists found that global carbon dioxide has topped 400 part per million for the first time since the scientists have started tracking concentrations of carbon dioxide in earth’s atmosphere. The concentrations of the gas have been confirmed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric... read more

NASA’s Earth Science Budget may face Cut

On Thursday, while keeping in mind Ted Cruz’s argument that NASA is for exploring deep space and not for studying the varied and pressing threats to our home planet, Republicans in the House Subcommittee on Science, Space and Technology gave vote to more or less decimate the agency’s Earth... read more

Four Times more Sick and Dying Sea Lion Pups Stranded on California Beaches this Year

Unusual warm ocean water along the West Coast is to be blamed for the four times more sick and dying sea lion pups getting stranded on California beaches this year.

As per the figures provided by the officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, around 940 sick and... read more

August, Hottest Month on Record Worldwide: NOAA's Data

Blame the dramatic climate change, the global temperature records are getting broken time and again. According to data released on Thursday by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the record set this time is for the hottest August till date. August was especially hot in the... read more

Marine Sanctuary Expanding Boundaries of Lake Huron

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is expanding its boundaries from its present 448 square miles of Lake Huron to 4,300 square miles. The expansion is based on the various years of research by NOAA and its many scientific partners. The nation's only freshwater sanctuary is also increasing... read more

Fourth Hottest July Recorded in 2014, says NOAA

On Monday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a data, as per which July 2014 was the fourth warmest ever since record keeping began in 1880. Earlier, temperatures were warmer in July in 2005, 2010 and 1998.

Average temperatures across the world's land and ocean... read more

NOAA says Nuisance Flooding is only the Beginning

A new study done by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said that "nuisance flooding" happens to be among the most immediate threats that are posed by climate change in the US. It is even a bigger threat than air pollution and also closely related.

William Sweet,... read more

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