Roadways Along Lake Michigan Crumble Into High Waters

20/12/2019 - By Taylor Wizner. A road collapses into the water in Oceana County. A riverwalk disappears into the Manistee river channel. Lakeshore sidewalks buckle in Ludington. Erosion caused by high water levels is plaguing several communities in northern Michigan. In the last two years, the city of Manistee has dealt with… SEE MORE
Gulf Spill Restoration Press Release.

Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Seeks Restoration Ideas

20/12/2019 - The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group is continuing restoration planning to address injuries caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and we would like your input regarding natural resource restoration opportunities in Louisiana. We will consider a range of restoration activities under the “Birds” and “Restore and Conserve Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats” restoration types.… SEE MORE

Rescuers Free Entangled Whale Off Monterey

18/12/2019 - By Associated Press. A rescue team helped free a young humpback whale that was tangled in fishing gear south of San Francisco days after a fisherman first spotted it, a conservation group said Tuesday. The team in a small inflatable boat in Monterey Bay attached five large, hot-pink buoys to… SEE MORE

12 Shark Facts That May Surprise You

18/12/2019 - 1. Sharks do not have bones. Sharks use their gills to filter oxygen from the water. They are a special type of fish known "elasmobranch", which translates into fish made of catilaginous tissues—the clear gristly stuff that your ears and nose tip are made of. This category also includes rays, sawfish, and… SEE MORE

2020 World Magnetic Model Released

18/12/2019 - The latest version of the World Magnetic Model (WMM), one of the key tools developed to model the change in Earth's magnetic field, has been released. Developed by NCEI and the British Geological Survey, with support from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), the WMM is a… SEE MORE